William Hill Poker

Will Hill PokerLaunched: Company initially founded in 1935, online casino launched in 2000.

Location: Company headquarters in London, but online casino and poker division based in Gibraltar.

Licensed: UK Gambling Commission, also the first European gaming company to be awarded gambling license in Nevada, USA.

Owner/Operator: Bought by Nomura in 1997 (through Grand Bookkeeping Co. Ltd) from Brent Walker

Daily Traffic: 1400

Network: iPoker Network

Customer Support: Live online chat, phone, email, Twitter

Card Games: Texas Hold’em, Omaha Hi, Omaha Hi/Lo, 7 Card Stud. Option of Speed Poker.

Promotions: New depositors can deposit £20 and get £75 in rewards.  200% bonus up to £1,200. New Player benefits (including €500 Weekly Rookie Race, 100 Club Points Bonus) €5/$10 casino Bonus on Casino Side Games, Weekly £500 Free Bet Freerolls to win £50 worth of free bets. Playing real cash at William Hill Poker tables rewards with WHPoints – for cash games, the amount of WHPoints you earn depends on the amount you contribute to a raked hand. In tournaments, this depends on the amount you have paid in tournament fees.

Tournaments: Multi-table, Sit and Go (Twister and Jackpot, 10 or 6 seats options, buy-in starts at £1; denominations up to £500 to play)                                                                                 New tournaments have combined monthly guaranteed prize-pool of over €5,000,000.  Sunday line consists of 14 tournaments with over €250,000 in guaranteed prizes. Highroller tournaments have buy-ins from €20 to €250 and guaranteed prizes of up to €100,000.  €125 guaranteed in daily freerolls. The iPOPS IX (events with a mix of both mini and high tournament schedules) with €1,000,000 guaranteed prizes.

Software: Windows compatible software. Constantly updating, new improvements include Time Bank in Cash Games, tournament pop-up settings and new avatars. William Hill Poker Coach tool (with a Head-Up Display/HUD) helps improve player’s game by calculating odds and providing comments and insights about each hand of cards.

Payments: Straight-forward banking, depositing and withdrawals.

Other info: Employing more than 16,000 people in 9 countries. William Hill US generated 2% of revenues in 2014 and employs around 400 people. UK’s largest land-based bookmaker. Site has a Poker School to provide players with a helpful glossary and tips.

 

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