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UK – 888 appoints Anna Barsby as Chief Product and Technology Officer

888 Holdings, one of the world’s leading betting and gaming companies with internationally recognized brands including 888 Casino, William Hill Live Casino, Mr Green Casino and SI Sportsbook, is pleased to announce the appointment of Anna Barsby as the Group’s new Chief Product and Technology Officer. “We are delighted to welcome Anna to our new executive leadership team, where she…

UK – 888sport launches NFL Fantasy Show ahead of new season

888sport, the official betting partner of the NFL in the UK and Ireland, has launched an NFL Fantasy Show ahead of the new American Football season. The unique season-long collaboration sees 888sport, the presenting partner of NFL Fantasy, produce the weekly show where 10 celebrities, led by TV presenter and huge NFL fan Vernon Kay,…

US – 888 signs up as Hannahville tribe’s internet sports betting provider

The Michigan Gaming Control Board has approved 888 Holdings’ VHL, Michigan LLC as the new platform provider for the Hannahville Indian Community’s internet sports betting site effective at 10 a.m. Wednesday, 7 September. The Hannahville tribe entered an agreement with 888 Holdings after TwinSpires, the original platform provider, announced earlier this year its plans to…

UK – 888 attributes revenue loss to stricter UK gambling policies and Netherlands closure

888’s Group revenue has fallen by 13 per cent in the first half of 2022 to £332.1m. The company posted a 15 per cent revenue decline in the UK following the implementation of more stringent safer gambling policies and also cited the closure of the Netherlands for the overall fall in Group revenue. Excluding these…

UK – 888 completes £37m sale of bingo business

888 has completed the sale of its B2C and B2B bingo businesses to Saphalata Holdings Ltd., a member of the Broadway Gaming group. The total cash consideration of $45.25m (£37.4m) is payable on completion, and a further $2m unconditionally payable in one year. 888 has agreed to continue to provide Broadway certain transitional services for…

UK – 888 completes William Hill acquisition

888 Holdings has completed the acquisition of the international (non-US) business of William Hill from Caesars Entertainment. Lord Mendelsohn, Chair of 888, commented on the completion of the acquisition: “This combination brings together two high quality businesses to create a powerful, global betting and gaming business. We believe the acquisition will create significant value for…

UK – Caesars agrees to reduce cost of 888’s purchase of William Hill’s non-US assets

British gambling company 888 Holdings and US-based Caesars Entertainment have agreed to cut the value of William Hill’s non-US assets, citing tough economic conditions and a regulatory investigation. Caesars (CZR) has announced a revised agreement to sell the non-US assets of William Hill to 888 Holdings Plc for a revised enterprise value of between £1.95bn…

Canada – 888casino, 888poker and 888sport go live in Ontario

888, one of the world’s leading online betting and gaming companies, has launched its 888casino, 888poker and 888sport brands in Ontario, Canada. From today, customers can enjoy the unique, differentiated and entertaining features that are offered by 888’s brands. On 888casino’s award-winning, AI-driven, content-rich platform, players can tap into any of the brand’s more than 3,000 high quality…

Africa – 888 to launch 888AFRICA

888 Holdings has signed an agreement with five industry veterans to form a new joint venture, 888AFRICA, that will operate 888 brands in online betting and gaming markets across selected regulated markets in Africa. 888 has invested in a minority stake in 888AFRICA, with the option to increase this to take control, and ultimately own…