William Hill PLC (WMH.L)
17 Apr 2014
|Market Cap (Mil.):||£2,804.84|
|Shares Outstanding (Mil.):||870.80|
LONDON, March 20 - Increased tax on high stakes gambling machines is likely to cost William Hill 22 million pounds ($36.6 million) a year, the leading British bookmaker said on Thursday, raising its initial estimate of the impact.
LONDON, March 19 - Britain's top shares fell on Wednesday as major insurance stocks suffered a sell-off after changes announced in the UK budget threatened their profits.
LONDON, March 19 - Britain's top equity index slipped on Wednesday, with insurer Legal & General and gambling company William Hill slumping as changes imposed by the UK budget threatened their profits.
LONDON, March 19 - UK bookmakers such as Ladbrokes and William Hill turned sharply negative on Wednesday after the UK finance minister announced a new tax on fixed-odds betting terminals.
* Corrected-William Hill profit before tax 257 million pounds
LONDON, Feb 28 - Leading British bookmaker William Hill is to cut costs by up to 20 million pounds ($33.3 million) in 2015 to cushion the impact of a new tax regime for online gambling companies, it said on Friday.
LONDON, Feb 28 - William Hill Chief Executive Ralph Topping said on Friday he would stay on until the end of next year as previously announced, dismissing a report that he could leave earlier.
Feb 26 - William Hill PLC : * Sir Roy Gardner joins William Hill board * Source text for Eikon: * For more news, please click here
European stocks on the back foot. Materials and financial services the weakest while utilities & telecoms holding up. Here's what moving in Europe beyond the indices:
LONDON, Feb 17 - William Hill, Britain's largest bookmaker, said on Monday it was sticking to a planned timetable to replace its veteran CEO in 2015, despite a media report it wanted a successor in place this year.