William Hill PLC is one of the world’s leading betting and gaming companies, employing c12,000 people. Its origins are in the UK where it was founded in 1934, and where it is listed on the London Stock Exchange. The majority of its £1.6bn annual revenues are still derived from the UK, where it has a national presence of licensed betting offices and one of the leading online betting and gaming services. William Hill’s European Online business is headquartered in Gibraltar and Malta and is licensed online in 12 countries following the acquisition of Mr Green & Co AB in January 2019. In 2012, it established William Hill US with a focus on retail and mobile operations in Nevada and became the largest sports betting business in the US. Following the ruling in May 2018 by the Supreme Court that the federal ban on state sponsored sports betting was unconstitutional, William Hill US has grown and continues to expand as new states regulate sports betting. It is now operating in [12 states: Colorado, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Mississippi, Nevada, New Mexico, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Washington D.C. and West Virginia]. Caesars Entertainment, Inc. currently owns shares representing 20% of the share capital of William Hill US Holdco, Inc., the holding company of William Hill US.
|Kindred (Unibet) is an online gambling and betting company founded in 1997. It’s listed on the NASDAQ Stockholm exchange and has offices around the world, including in Sweden, Malta and the UK. The company is regulated and holds licenses in 13 jurisdictions (Malta, UK, France, Belgium, Denmark, Germany (Schleswig-Holstein), Italy, Ireland, Romania, Australia, Alderney, Gibraltar and Estonia). Unibet is one of the largest privately-owned gambling operators in the European market and provides services in 27 languages to nearly 16 million registered customers in over 100 countries. On December 6 2016, Unibet Group changed name to Kindred Group Plc.|
|Betsson has more than 50 years’ experience in gaming. Betsson.com was launched in 2001 and one year later, the company became the first in the world to offer live betting on sporting events online. In subsequent years, the company expanded its operations to a number of European markets. In January 2015, Betsson was upgraded on NASDAQ’s large cap list to the OMX Large Cap, as its market value exceeded €1 billion over the previous two years.|
|bet365 is a privately owned group of companies headquartered in Stoke-on-Trent in the UK, which has over 4,600 employees and 45m registered customers in over 150 countries across the world. The bet365 proposition is truly global with its website and marketing communications maintained in 19 different languages and 24 different currencies. Licensed in 13 countries bet365 is the world’s largest online fixed odds sports betting operator.|
|LeoVegas’ vision and position is ”King of Casino”. The global group LeoVegas offers games on Casino, Live Casino, Bingo and Sport. The parent company LeoVegas AB (publ.) is located in Sweden and its operations are mainly located in Malta. The company’s shares are listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. www.leovegasgroup.com|