Boylesports Interested in William Hill UK Retail Business

Following on from our blog post at the beginning of May, another suitor has registered their interest in William Hill’s retail operation. Boylesports is an Irish bookie that recently entered the UK high street market when everyone else seemed to be selling off and scaling down, and now they are eyeing a potential deal that…

Greyhound Racing Back in Oxford

Good news for the Oxford Stadium and for the greyhound racing industry in general this week, as news broke that the sport will return to the venue in December this year. One of the original cloth cap sports, or working mans sports, greyhound racing has been in decline for decades now. It is the bingo…

Norwich Drops Sponsor BK8 After Just 3 Days

This must be some sort of record. On Saturday 5th June Norwich City announced a 1 year sponsorship deal worth £5 million with Asian sports betting firm BK8. Just 3 days later, the club announced that the deal had been terminated with immediate effect – that’s about as long as Norwich will go without losing…

Safer Gambling Week November 1st-7th

The Betting and Gaming Council have made the official announcement, Safer Gambling Week will take place from the 1st to the 7th of November. The announcement comes at the same time as research showing that gambling harm could actually be being over-estimated by online surveys. Safer Gambling Week sees the industry come together, from betting…

Racing Fans Back On Course From Monday 17th

Racecourses have been unusually quiet over the past 14 months, as the global COVID pandemic at first shut racing down all together, and then allowed it to continue but in empty venues. Only those vital to the running of the sport were allowed entry, while the rest of us, the bettors, the fans, and even…

William Hill UK Back Up For Sale

As was suspected when the news first broke of Caesars takeover, the suspected sale of William Hill’s UK assets is going ahead. If you have no idea what i’m talking about, here’s a quick recap. Caesars Entertainment made a successful bid for William Hill back in October, beating off stiff competition from Apollo Global Management…