William Hill PLC (WMH.L)
27 Feb 2015
LONDON, Feb 27 - British bookmaker William Hill , which this month saw a 720 million pound takeover of rival 888 collapse, said it was confident in its outlook for 2015 despite revenue falling behind expectations in its first quarter.
* Remainder of first eight weeks of q1 2015 to 24 february 2015 has been in line with internal revenue expectations
LONDON, Feb 16 - Online gambling company 888 Holdings said discussions concerning a 720 million pound ($1.1 billion) takeover by Britain's biggest bookmaker William Hill had ended after talks broke down over price with a key stakeholder.
LONDON, Feb 16 - Online gambling company 888 Holdings said discussions concerning a takeover by Britain's biggest bookmaker William Hill had ended after talks broke down over price with a key stakeholder.
LONDON, Feb 10 - Online gambling company 888 Holdings has received a takeover approach from Britain's biggest bookmaker William Hill, it said on Tuesday,, lifting its share price by more than 20 percent.
* Board of company confirms that it received an approach regarding a possible offer for company by William Hill Plc
LONDON, Feb 10 - Shares in 888 Holdings jumped over 20 percent on Tuesday after the Times newspaper reported that William Hill had held advanced talks over a 750 million pound ($1.14 billion) takeover of the online gambling company.
Jan 19 - Leading British bookmaker William Hill said its full 2014 operating profit rose 11 percent to 371 million pounds ($560 million) even as fourth quarter revenues suffered due to unfavorable football and horse racing results.
* Company has lagged market leader William Hill under Glynn (Adds background, analyst comments, share price)
LONDON, - Australian Anna Krien has become the second woman to land the William Hill Sports Book of the Year award in its 26-year history.