Transaction in Own Shares
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23 April 2021
William Hill PLC (the "Company")
Transaction in own Shares
The Company announces that, on 22 April 2021, an aggregate of 8,055,570 ordinary shares of 10p each in the Company ("ordinary shares") were transferred from treasury to Computershare Company Nominees Limited, the administrator of the Company's employee share plans, for nil consideration or for a maximum of £2.64 per share, as appropriate in accordance with the terms of the relevant share options and awards, to be used to meet obligations under the Company's employee share plans.
Following the above transfer, the Company holds 16,238,461 shares in treasury. As at close of business on 22 April 2021, the Company's issued share capital consists of 1,075,598,163 ordinary shares and the total number of voting rights in the Company is 1,059,359,702.
This announcement is made in accordance with the requirements of Listing Rule 12.6.4.
Simon Callander, General Counsel and Company Secretary
44 (0)20 7612 3000