William Hill, the founder and eponym of one of the largest global sports betting and casino brands, started his foray into the gambling world as early as 1934. You could call that visionary as the company was set to grow into a household name on the high street that reaches far beyond the native borders of the United Kingdom. True to their heritage, William Hill launched the online casino and sportsbook as well in the pioneering stages of online gambling, opening its doors to punters from around the world in 2000. A well-balanced mix of sportsbook, casino and other gambling options is waiting to be explored from every corner of this planet.
The casino is operated by WHG (International) Ltd. and has committed to regulated markets only under licenses from the Gibraltar Gambling Commissioner and the UK Gambling Commission. In May 2019 after the acquisition of MRG Group (owner of Mr Green and Redbet), William Hill rebranded the Swedish part of Redbet to offer a localized online casino and sportsbook under a licence from the Swedish Spelinspektionen.
As I don’t have an account with WillHill, I have taken a step back for this review and asked a British fellow player and friend for a personal insight into what makes William Hill such a favourite among UK players. So sit back, relax and enjoy the reading. For a part, the question is instantly answered the soon you load the site. There is virtually something for all gambling needs and desires be it sports, casino, live tables or poker. Even scratchcards and bingo are offered for added variety and spice.
The registration process for William Hill has never been easier with just a simple form to fill out, going from your details first with your name, address, date of birth to your email address, don’t forget your contact number. The last part will involve choosing yourselves a username, password, security question and then setting up with a deposit limit. There may be a validation email to verify your account at the end of the process. Once validated, you are all set and ready to go and browse the site.
Now for the important part, the KYC process (Know Your Customer) is one of the first things that should be done when registering an account to a new site, better before any deposits or playtime is committed. This makes it easier not only on the site but on yourself also to avoid delays when you want to withdraw any of your potential winnings. This is done in a great quick and easy way, most bookmakers sites use the electoral roll to verify UK players. If this is not available for you then you can use the onsite messaging and upload facility on the “Contact Us” page to send proof of your name and address as well as a copy or screenshot of the banking method you are planning on using.
From the very first time I have played at William Hill, I’ve never had any issues or complaints. They cater for all types of players on an easy-to-navigate site and most importantly smooth running games. As for the latter, pick your poison. The amount of slots is staggering and covers the most popular providers such as Big Time Gaming, NetEnt, Playtech, Microgaming, Novomatic, IGT, Scientific Games (Bally, Barcrest, NextGen, Red7, WMS) and many more. Smaller studios such as Core Gaming or Iron Dog Studios have also been added. William Hill also features a range of inhouse or exclusive slots which are marked accordingly.
Last but not least there is a huge variety of Live Casino tables mainly from Playtech offering Roulette, Blackjack, Baccarat and Poker. A good part of the live dealer games are offered on WH exclusive tables.
William Hill have multiple payment methods available to cover players in and out of Great Britain, some of these include debit/credit cards or e-wallets such as Skrill, Neteller and PayPal. They also offer instant banking like Trustly or Instadebit and prepaid cards such as Paysafe Card. You will also find quite a range of localized or regional solutions that are country specific.
You are all probably wondering about promotions and welcome bonus. Well, I can assure you there are plenty to go round on this site. Pretty much all sections have daily bonuses available for you to take advantage of if you prefer to play with that little or large extra added to your deposit. Bonus terms and conditions apply as with all sites and it is imperative for you to read them thoroughly before making any deposits or accepting bonuses to avoid any unnecessary rule breaking.
If by any chance you encounter a problem within the site or need some general advice, William Hill offers many ways for you to contact them. You can do this via the email form directly on the site, by phone and they also have live chat available. If you feel it’s a common question, you also have the help section on the site with various sections for each department from sports rules, deposit and withdrawals, account and promotions plus a few others.
My personal experience at William Hill has very positive throughout the years I had my account with them. The site excels with a comprehensive gambling and betting choice that caters for all tastes and budgets. Plus, they run regular promotions that are mostly extremely generous compared to other sites. Some would call that a gamblers heaven. Rest easy though as WillHill is committed to responsible gambling and offer all tools necessary to control your spending.