From the very first moment dice were thrown, mankind has used implements of chance to entertain and amuse.

These days, technology and innovation now enable our customers to receive a more fulfilling and fairer betting experience.

Sports lovers and current affairs fanatics love the excitement that comes with the wager and in this section you'll find an archive of the most popular events in William Hill's calendar.

Winter Festival @ Kempton

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26-27 December 2016

Forming an integral part of the William Hill Winter Festival, The William Hill King George VI Race on Boxing Day features only top class horses, trainers and jockeys.   Get the latest news, video interviews and pinstickers' guide here.

Football Shirt Friday

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22 April 2016

William Hill asked football fans to put team rivalry aside and unite against cancer to raise funds for The Booby Moore Fund.

Breeders' Cup 2016  

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04 - 05 November 2016

The Breeders' Cup World Championships is the culmination of the horse racing season worldwide and the $6 million Breeders' Cup Classic is the defining event of the international racing season.

Grand National 2016  

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07-09 April 2016

The 2016 Crabbie's Grand National will see 40 horses and jockeys line up to race across the famous fences. Find out more about the course, the history, tips, trends and the winners. 

Cheltenham Festival 2017

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14 to 17 March 2017

It is difficult to think of a horse racing festival that matches the sheer excitement of The Cheltenham Festival. Get the latest news, video previews and podcasts here.

Box Cup 2015  

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19 to 21 June 2015

William Hill is the proud sponsor of the 2015 Box Cup, Europe’s largest Senior open boxing tournament. Sport can be a positive influence in many young people’s lives and we are committed to supporting the Box Cup for three years from 2015. 

Cup Final weekend 2015  

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Saturday, 30 May 2015

William Hill is proud to be an official sponsor of the FA Cup and the title sponsor of the William Hill Scottish Cup.  Find out more about the matches and the history of two of the most prestigious trophies in the Football calendar.  

Royal Ascot 2015  

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16 to 20 June 2015

Royal Ascot is Britain's most valuable race meeting, attracting many of the world's finest racehorses to compete for more than £5.5 milllion in prize money. Read more about the event.

HOME Awards 2015  

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Thursday, 21 May 2015

Our annual HOME Awards recognise some of our colleagues who put their all into everything they do, inspiring others and contributing to the success of William Hill.