Monday, June 11, 2012

The British bookmaker William Hill has closed the books.

The move many are considering smart strategy, British bookmaker William Hill has closed the books on its Australian online sports wagering site to hopes of seeing the bright lights of Vegas as its new home for the emails were received by many customers stating and the please be advised that we have taken the decision to withdraw our sports betting service for any customer registered in Australia and asked its Australian customers to request account withdrawals from the cashier through the “My Account” section of the website.

A Interactive Gambling Act 2001 in Australia regulates interactive gambling services by placing restrictions on certain services being provided to customers in Australia and targets the providers of interactive gambling services, not their potential or actual customers to the William Hill nor any other online gambling operator has ever been tried for violating the law, violators can be penalized with fines up to $1.1 million a day.

And the recent conference call, William Hill CEO Ralph Topping acknowledged Nevada gaming regulators have expressed an interest in its relationship with Playtech, and required the Israeli company to provide more information to the state of Nevada is the only state to legally allow sports betting for the hill is surely hoping these strategic maneuvers will help in the approval process of their Nevada gaming license on June 21st.