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Churchill Downs: Syndergaard To Face Seven In William Walker Stakes Opening Night

Eric Fein, Christopher McKenna, Harris Fein, Guri Singh and Jerry Walia’s Syndergaard headlines a field of seven 3-year-olds entered Wednesday for the third running of the $ 100,000 William Walker, the highlight of Opening Night presented by Stella Artois and Old Forester at Churchill Downs. Saturday’s 11-race program that begins at 6 p.m. (all times Eastern), will kick off the ...

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Online turnaround boosts William Hill's net revenue

William Hill: online gross win margin up 8.4 per cent in second half of year   PICTURE: David Dew    By Andrew Dietz 7:37AM 14 NOV 2016  WILLIAM HILL have reported a six per cent net revenue growth for the second half of the year to date with early signs of improved performance in their previously struggling online division. With greater ...

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ITV's racing coverage to be sponsored by William Hill

Ed Chamberlin: will present ITV’s racing coverage   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By Stuart Riley 9:33AM 8 NOV 2016  WILLIAM HILL are set to replace Dubai as racing’s terrestrial television sponsors when coverage moves from Channel 4 to ITV on January 1. The deal, reported to be worth £10 million, includes naming rights around all of ITV’s coverage for the ...

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William Hill website hit by 'sophisticated' cyber attack

William Hill: website subject to a DDoS attack on Tuesday   PICTURE: David Dew    By Bill Barber 4:18PM 2 NOV 2016  WILLIAM HILL apologised to customers after their website crashed on Tuesday having come under cyber attack. The company said they had been the victim of a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack, under which a target website is flooded ...

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William Hill pull plug on proposed merger with Amaya

William Hill’s proposed merger with Amaya has fallen through   PICTURE: David Dew    By Keith Melrose 7:27AM 18 OCT 2016  WILLIAM HILL’S proposed merger with Canadian gaming company Amaya has been cancelled after Hills withdrew from the deal on Tuesday. The deal had been announced eight days earlier but concerns were raised by Hills’ largest shareholder, Parvus Asset Management, late ...

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Shareholders could scupper William Hill merger

One of William Hill’s major shareholders is against the proposed merger   PICTURE: David Dew    By Bill Barber 9:11AM 14 OCT 2016  WILLIAM HILL’S plans to merge with Canadian gaming firm Amaya have been dealt a major blow after the bookmaker’s biggest shareholder voiced their opposition to the £5 billion deal. Hedge fund Parvus Asset Management said in a letter ...

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William Hill in merger talks with Canadian firm Amaya

William Hill: have seen their competitors complete mergers in 2016   PICTURE: David Dew    By David Baxter 8:01AM 8 OCT 2016  WILLIAM HILL are the latest high street bookmaker to be involved in merger talks, continuing a trend which has dominated the sector this year. The firm confirmed they are in talks with Canadian gaming company Amaya and in a ...

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