888 to acquire William Hill properties in $3 billion deal

888, one of the top gambling operators in the world, is entering a deal with Caesars Entertainment to purchase William Hill's non-US properties for £2.2 billion ($3 billion USD). It's a move that will greatly expand 888's UK footprint and will put a nice chunk of change into the coffers of Caesars, as they focus…

888 Holdings readies three state US sports betting expansion

Regulated sports betting in the United States is bringing iconic international gambling brands like 888 Holdings to the American heartland. Earlier this week, the company announced that it would be setting up shop in three US states - Colorado, Iowa and Indiana. It's yet another sign that the white hot center of the gambling world…

888 Holdings maintains balance in face of corona virus crisis

888 Holdings, one of the UK's larges and most prominent online gambling operators, is holding fast in the face of the worldwide corona virus crisis. While the company acknowledges that profits will likely be impacted by the collapse of sports betting markets due to corona virus-related closures, it suggests that other online markets such as…

888 Holdings Eyes Departure from German Market

888 Holdings, one of the biggest gaming operators out of the UK, is considering an exit from the UK market after changes in the local regulatory environment impacted its earnings in the country. News of the potential withdrawal was announced in the company's annual report to shareholders. The company's troubles in Germany began last year…

888 Hit with $10 Million Fine for Failing to Protect Problem Gamblers

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) hit 888 Holdings, Inc. with a whopping $10 million fine for failing to adequately protect problem gamblers against their own, self-destructive behavior. The fine comes after months of investigation and could have resulted in the ultimate penalty; a suspension of the company's UK gambling license. 888's troubles started last year…