Caesars completes £2.9bn William Hill takeover

Hills chairman Roger Devlin resigns from board as CEO Ulrik Bengtsson takes to Twitter to hail “momentous” day for 87-year-old bookmaker

Caesars Entertainment has completed its £2.9bn takeover of UK bookmaker William Hill. The deal, which has been in the works since November 2020, finally completed on 22 April after a three-week delay in approval following a scheme court hearing. As part of the takeover arrangement, dealing in Hills shares has ceased and its stock has…

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