William Hill Betting – A review of online bookmaker WilliamHill – willhill.com



William Hill is one of the world’s leading betting companies and specialise in offering legal off-track wagering. Founded in 1934, they have over 65 years’ experience of offering betting services. Currently they operate over 1,500 licensed betting offices in the UK . They also have over 300,000 telephone clients worldwide, making them the world’s largest telephone betting organisation . William Hill operate the fastest growing Internet gambling site of any UK based betting company. In short, they are universally recognised as one of the world’s leading bookmakers.

William Hill employ over 9,000 people to ensure that they offer a customer experience that is second to none. With a yearly turnover in excess of US $2.5 billion, you can rest assured that in placing a bet with them, that you are wagering in a totally safe, legal and confidential environment. You win – they pay – guaranteed .


Both William Hills ‘ online and telephone betting services are totally secure . Your account number will be unique to yourself and will ensure that no-one but you can use your account. To check their security during online transactions simply double click on the padlock icon (which appears in the bottom right of your browser). Rest assured, William Hill will not divulge your personal details to any other commercial organisation, anywhere in the world.


William Hill also offer customers the chance of using Quick Cash as a payment option. Quick Cash is a revolutionary new payment method allowing you to bet online in real cash. So any winnings you now make online won’t just be an increase to your account balance but will be a real cash amount that you can go into any William Hill shop to collect.

The William Hill website is clean, and easy to use. Sections are clearly marked out and there is an extensive help menu available. Registration is easy and complete within three easy steps.

Sports Offered

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Boxing
  • Cricket
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Greyhounds
  • Horse Racing
  • Ice Hockey
  • Motorbikes
  • Rugby League
  • Rugby Union
  • Snooker
  • Tennis
  • US Football

Deposit Methods

Debit Card – Visa Delta, Visa Electron, Switch, Solo Credit Card – Visa, MasterCard, EuroCard
Bank Transfer
Quick Cash –
Simply go to any William Hill Betting shop and deposit funds

Withdrawal & Pay-Out Methods:

Debit Cards – will take 1-2 days to credit your card Credit Cards – will take 3-5 days to credit your card
Quick Cash – Simply go to any William Hill Betting shop and collect your winnings

Minimum & Maximum Bets/Pay-Outs:

Minimum Bet: £0.01
Minimum Deposit: £2
Maximum Payout: £1,000,000

Customer Service
helpdesk is opened 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Telephone: 0800 085 6296
Fax: 0114 240 6953
Email: Form ready on website
Internet: Live chat available
Mail: Internet Operations,
William Hill PLC
7 th Floor, Milton House,
Charter Row
S1 3FZ

We do take your concerns seriously and can assure you that registration of card details and all transactions take place over a secure connection. A padlock will be displayed in the toolbar at the bottom of each secure page. You can view security details if you right-click your mouse when over such an area, and select the ‘Properties’ (Internet Explorer) or ‘View Frame Info’ (Netscape) option. Alternatively, you can set your browser security settings to their maximum, and you will be warned whenever you call on a secure page.

Professional Associations

Gamblers Anonymous

Other Information:

Customers can bet on a number of special and political events

Year Started 1934


  • English
  • Espanol
  • Deutsch
  • Italiano
  • Français
  • Turkce

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Pros & Cons

  • If customers wish to bet on sports that are not already offered by William Hill, they offer the chance to email them in which case an exception may be made.
  • Allows customers the chance to use Quick cash methods – which allows customers to go to any William Hill Betting shop, deposit funds, once they have opened an account, and bet online using that. Withdrawing money is simple too – just pop back into the betting shop and collect your winnings in cash.
  • Has a live chat for customers needing the customer service helpdesk.
  • Live sports radio


None found at William Hill