Play Jackpotjoy Slots

William Hill makes takeover approach for Israeli online gambling company 888

thank you

Your talkback has been submitted successfully. If selected for publication, it will appear as soon as possible on Haaretz.com.

Reply again

William Hill approach lifts shares in online gambling company 888

By Neil Maidment

LONDON (Reuters) – 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.

The statement from 888 came shortly after The Times newspaper reported that William Hill had held […]

Gala Coral hires Lazard to sell bingo business

“We remain pleased with the turnaround in the performance of Gala Retail and have recently embarked on a process to explore a potential sale of the division,” Mr Leaver said.

Gala Coral became the latest bookmaker to warn that it will be forced to close high street betting shops this year – […]

Online Gambling Searches Fall on Google while Betting Apps Surge

The UK spends £2.3bn ($4bn) on online gambling each year – a growth of 80% since 2008 and predicted to grow by 34% over the next four years. But a report reveals  that online searches for gambling have slumped in the UK. Smartphone gambling apps, on the other hand, have […]

Ladbrokes signs software deal to boost online presence

By Isla Binnie

LONDON (Reuters) – Ladbrokes Plc, Britain’s second-largest bookmaker, has positioned itself for a stronger push into online and mobile gambling through a tie-up with a specialist software developer.

Shares in Ladbrokes jumped to their highest in five years, encouraged by the prospect of the company taking a bigger share […]