Tag Archives: miapuesta
- Portugal strips online gambling from 2014 budget; Hills to scrap Miapuesta brand
December 17, 2013
Portugal has decided not to include online gambling liberalization in the country’s 2014 budget proposal because the matter is too sensitive to introduce without proper debate. In October, Portuguese officials announced they would push for a liberalization of the nation's online gambling market in order to blunt the economic impact...
- Hills complete Miapuesta acquisition; Ladbrokes planning more layoffs
September 4, 2013
UK bookies William Hill have completed their takeover of Miapuesta, the Spanish-facing gambling operation Hills acquired as part of its £459.4m acquisition of Sportingbet earlier this year. As part of that deal, Hills received a six-month option to take over the Miapuesta business and Hills CEO Ralph Topping confirmed last...
- William Hill revenue up 20% on mobile, online strength
August 2, 2013
UK bookies William Hill saw revenues rise 20% to £751.6m in the first half of 2013, thanks to continued strength in both online and mobile wagering. Hills’ pre-tax profit was up a mere £300k to £143.6m as the company dealt with the combined £900m hangover from this spring's Sportingbet acquisition...