Tag Archives: Joe Crilly

Star Wars latest offering hotly tipped as 2017’s highest grossing film

With the recently-released trailer creating a considerable buzz amongst fans, William Hill has tipped ‘The Last Jedi’, the latest instalment in the Star Wars franchise, to become the highest-grossing film of 2017. The British bookmaker has given odds of 1/6 on the film surpassing the $1.10 billion (£831.38 million) grossed by Beauty And The Beast back last March, but believes it …

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William Hill – Uncertainty reigns in ‘Game of Thrones’ markets

With series seven of Game of Thrones rapidly approaching, William Hill’s market for who will end series eight as the ruler of the kingdom took a sudden and unexpected spike. Cersei Lannister came in from 14/1 to become the overnight favourite at just 5/2. However, despite a mass influx of overnight bets, Cersei has drifted back out in the market …

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William Hill – Labour publishes its ManifestNO but Corbyn is still being backed to remain as party leader

Yesterday’s official publishing of the Labour Party Manifesto, has done little to convince political punters that Jeremy Corbyn is the man to back for the 2017 UK General Election (8 June). Issuing a market update this morning, bookmaker William Hill has revealed that betting on the Tories is currently outmatching Labour wagers by 10:1. Guided by the strapline “For The …

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William Hill player scoops $1 million jackpot on Playtech slot

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A 48-year-old European player on William Hill has become a millionaire after scooping the largest ever progressive jackpot on a Playtech Age of the Gods™ slot game. The anonymous male, who was spinning just $1 per spin, was rewarded with an additional $3,000 bonus following his $997,690 jackpot win on Age of the Gods: King of Olympus™. Since being launched …

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William Hill makes COD not FIFA 17 its Christmas favourite

Even if you don’t know your League of Legends from your CSGO you can still bet on gaming at William Hill with the bookmaker offering a market for which title will be the Christmas number one video game. As it stands Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare has recaptured the top spot in the gaming charts and is priced a strong favourite at …

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William Hill refunds punters on Will Young’s abrupt Strictly exit

Following Tuesday’s announcement by the BBC that contestant Will Young would no longer be participating in this season’s ‘Strictly Come Dancing’, UK bookmaker William Hill has moved to refund all bets placed on the pop star to win the competition. The departure of Young narrows Strictly’s celebrity line-up to twelve contestants as the show enters its fourth week. BBC management …

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Murray replaces Joshua as SPOTY favourite

After winning Wimbledon on Sunday afternoon, Andy Murray has moved ahead of Anthony Joshua as the bookmakers’ favourite to win this year’s BBC Sports Personality of the Year.  Murray is now 4/5 with William Hill to win the award for two years running, with Anthony Joshua at 6/1 and Welsh hero Gareth Bale at 8/1. It was also revealed that …

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Guns N’ Roses Strong Favourites for Glastonbury 2017

This year saw Muse, Adele and Coldplay grace the Pyramid Stage in the three headline slots but just as soon as it’s over the bookies are looking ahead to next year.  As far back as last year Michael Eavis suggested he already has two of the three headliners for 2017 lined up which has led to bookmakers and music fans …

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Following the Foxes – Can anyone be this season’s Leicester City?

The Premier League fixtures were revealed yesterday to little fanfare due to the ongoing European Championships. Accordingly William Hill has also released its odds for these opening games, with Leicester City priced at 10/11 to beat newbies Hull City. The more interesting odds on show though are those for the overall league winner. Leicester themselves are priced at 25/1 to …

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William Hill – £35m turnover expected on England v Wales betting

England’s Euro 2016 may not have started quite as planned due to a disastrous late goal but Wales enjoyed precisely the kind of start they’d have been hoping for.  William Hill has priced England at 4/7 to defeat Wales in a game that is expected to attract around £35m worth of turnover for the betting industry. William Hill Spokesman Joe Crilly …

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