07 April 2021
William Hill PLC ("William Hill" or the "Company")
Pursuant to Listing Rule 9.6.14(2), William Hill announces that Ulrik Bengtsson, Chief Executive Officer of the Company, has been proposed for appointment to the board of Raketech Group Holding plc ("Raketech") as Non-Executive Chairman. The proposed appointment will be voted on by Raketech's shareholders at Raketech's AGM to be held on 17 May 2021 and, if approved, will take effect from that date. Raketech is listed on the Nasdaq First North Premier Growth Market in Stockholm under the title (RAKE).
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General Counsel and Company Secretary
William Hill PLC
About William Hill
William Hill PLC is one of the world's leading betting and gaming companies, employing c12,000 people. Its origins are in the UK where it was founded in 1934, and where it is listed on the London Stock Exchange. The majority of its £1.6bn annual revenues are still derived from the UK, where it has a national presence of licensed betting offices and one of the leading online betting and gaming services. William Hill's European Online business is headquartered in Gibraltar and Malta, and is licensed online in 10 countries following the acquisition of Mr Green & Co AB in January 2019. In 2012, it established William Hill US with a focus on retail and mobile operations in Nevada and became the largest sports betting business in the US. Following the ruling in May 2018 by the Supreme Court that the federal ban on state sponsored sports betting was unconstitutional, William Hill US has expanded and continues to expand as new states regulate sports betting. It is now operating in nine states: Delaware, Indiana, Iowa, Mississippi, Nevada, New Mexico, New Jersey, Rhode Island and West Virginia in addition to Washington DC. Eldorado Resorts, Inc. currently owns shares representing 20% of the share capital of William Hill US Holdco, Inc., the holding company of William Hill US.