William Hill buoyed by merger talks with PokerStars owner



Shares in William Hill rose nearly 3 per cent yesterday to 302.8p after it confirmed that talks were under way with a Canadian group for a “merger of equals”, creating one of the world’s biggest online gambling firms.
The bookmaker, which was founded in 1934, said: “The potential merger would be consistent with the strategic objectives of both William Hill and Amaya and would create a clear international leader across online sports betting, poker and casino.”
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11 October 2016 in Business, Views: 41
Source: Scotsman
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