William Hill Online crowned Online Bookmaker of the year
William Hill Online has scooped the '2011 Online Company of the Year Award' at the prestigious Betview Awards at the Grosvenor House Hotel on London's Park Lane on Tuesday night.
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The awards, which have been described as the 'Oscars' for the betting industry, honour and recognise industry professionals on their exemplary achievement, ingenuity, creativity and overall hard work within the UK and ROI betting and gaming industry.
A record number of entries were submitted for the 2011 awards ceremony by leading professionals in the industry and the Betview Award 2011 finalists and winners were selected through a stringent judging process.
William Hill Online was selected as the winner in the category of 'Online Company of the Year'. The judging panel awarded this prestigious award to the online company which has created the most innovative and easy-to-use online betting experience.
Henry Birch, CEO of William Hill Online, said 'This is a fantastic achievement for William Hill Online. In winning the 'Online Company of the Year Award' it recognises the contribution of every single employee in the company - irrespective of function or location.'
'Thanks to Betview magazine, our efforts to continuously improve our customers betting experience have been recognised. It was a proud night for everyone at William Hill Online.'
'All our winners represent the very best that the British and Irish betting industry has to offer - excellence in customer service and social responsibility coupled with tremendous business acumen and innovative thinking,' said Justin O'Regan, editor of Betview Magazine. 'These Awards demonstrate why betting operators have an integral role to play in our communities providing as they do an outstanding leisure experience for customers from all walks of life.'
About William Hill Online
Online gaming and betting is a fast-moving, growing business. William Hill was one of the earliest to enter the market, accepting our first bets on the internet in 1998, and we are the most profitable online betting operation in the UK, with over one million active online customer account holders. Our online business caters for all gambling and gaming customers, offering casino, poker, bingo, a range of skill games and, of course, sports betting.
Key facts about William Hill Online
- The leading European online gaming and sports betting busines
- 24 translated and localised sites
- 100 concurrent in-play markets on 3,200 matches per month
- 500,000 betting opportunities per week
- Unique proprietary fixed-odds financial betting Day Trader
- A series of mobile betting and gaming apps for both iPhone and Android platforms
About the Betview Magazine
Betview was launched in October 2007 as a monthly business to business magazine for the betting industry.
Betview is delivered free to over 10,000 betting premises, group head offices, gaming providers, decision makers and influencers in the betting industry in the UK and Republic of Ireland and is the only monthly sport TV listings magazine tailored to the sports betting market with all the key fixtures for the month ahead, making it a vital business tool for the trade.
In addition, Betview provides industry news, views and opinions plus interviews with industry leaders and sporting features.
In March 2009 Betview firmly established its market place by launching its own Betview Awards 2009 - currently the only industry led awards for the betting and gaming industry.