A new Irish betting site launched by William Hill hopes to attract a part of the one billion euro revenue generated through internet betting and gaming in Ireland.
Online PR News – 09-July-2011 – – Portugal, July 9, 2011: Ireland internet online casino operators are facing the threat of increased taxation from the Irish authorities. It is against this background that an Irish betting site launched by William Hill is making news on the internet gambling scene in Ireland. William Hill is a popular figure among Irish online gamblers. He is a world leader in sports betting. The website has been a year in the making. It has been developed with a goal to compete with rivals for a substantial portion of the estimated one billion euro revenue generated through internet gaming and betting in Ireland.
Irish gamers are excited by the development and hope to have access to a wide array of diverse betting options. Local, national, and international sporting events are expected to feature on the new Irish betting site launched by William Hill.
The new site will offer Irish gamers close to 500,000 betting opportunities every week spread across diverse events. These include GAA, football, rugby, horse racing, motor sport, golf, US sports, and a wide range of Irish novelty markets. Additional games are also likely to be featured on the site and will possibly include poker, bingo, Vegas, casino, live online casino, and numerous slot games as well. Gamers can also take a shot at day trading on a new financial site aptly named “Day Trader.”
Mobile betting is one of the major growth areas of the company. William Hill Online has reported a whopping 800 percent increase in mobile turnover this year. It opens up a host of opportunities for Irish customers, for they will be able to choose from Mobile sports book, Racing App, Match Predictor, and Shake-A-Bet.
William Hill is a mover and shaker of the gambling industry and ranks right at the top of the list of the largest bookmakers within the UK and worldwide. His company is one of the most famous names in the gaming industry. They offer gaming through a series of means – on the high street, by mobile, via the internet, and over the phone.
They own about a quarter of the market throughout the UK and Ireland. There are about 2300 licensed betting offices that are directly operated by William Hill Online. Betting in these offices can be done conveniently through telephone. The company employs about 16,900 people throughout the world according to latest reports. The net revenue of this fast growing company in 2010 was about €1.2 billion.
The new Irish betting site launched by William Hill has been welcomed by the Irish punters. International PR at William Hill, Tony Kenny says, “We are really excited by our new Irish venture and we are confident it will be a huge hit with Irish punters.”
He says that there are around 20 Irish people working for the company and there will be more additions as the planned global expansions take shape.
“The site itself took a year to design, develop, and test, but all good things take time,” adds Tony Kenny. For more information on the Irish betting site launched by William Hill, visit the site www.onlinecasinoedition.com.
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