Five things we learned from 888’s £2.2bn purchase of William Hill International

EGR ponders the futures of Ulrik Bengtsson and the Mr Green brand as Itai Pazner pledges to leave retail entirely in the hands of William Hill

The worst kept secret in gambling was finally revealed on Thursday when 888 clinched a £2.2bn deal to acquire William Hill’s non-US assets from Caesars Entertainment, fewer than 12 months after the US firm bought the whole group in a £2.9bn takeover. Speaking about the conclusion of the process, which will also see 888 take…

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