William Hill Calls Time on 119 Shops Post Lockdown

High street betting giant William Hill has confirmed that, due to customers being unlikely to return in the same numbers as before lockdown, they will be locking the door for good on 119 of their 1,500 retail outlets. This news comes at the same time as a reported 32% drop in revenue year on year…

GVC Pulls Ladbrokes & Coral from OddsChecker

Comparing odds before choosing where to place your bet is an integral part of the betting process for many punters, and Oddschecker is a site that allows them to do just that. All of the big brands are on there, or at least they were until July 9th, because GVC have pulled three of their…

APPG Report Calls For In Play Betting Ban

If you don’t recognise the acronym, it stands for the Gambling Related Harm All Party Parliamentary Group, and they have been reviewing the gambling industry for the past 12 months and the final report is in. It calls for some pretty big changes to be made across the whole industry and, if implemented, could change…

Gambling via Credit Card Loophole Exposed

The gambling industry can’t seem to do right for doing wrong at the moment. The ban on using credit cards to gamble with has been in effect since mid-May, and for many people it couldn’t have come soon enough. Gambling with money you don’t have goes against every responsible gambling message out there, so it…

British Sport Slowly Resuming

The first race meeting of the week will take place at Newcastle today, as British horse racing attempts to get back in the saddle under new social distancing guidelines. This will be welcome news for betting enthusiasts who have been traversing a pretty barren landscape for the last few months, and they will soon be…

£350million Tax Refund for William Hill & GVC

A letter from the tax man isn’t often a welcome sight, but for high street favourite William Hill it couldn’t be better news. The same can be said for sports betting and gaming group GVC Holdings, who own Ladbrokes and Coral. They are expected to claw back £350 million between them in overpaid VAT. It…