New Media: William Hill set to offer first online sports gambling

Bookmaker William Hill is making a move into the online gambling arena with a new international soccer betting site, aimed at punters in the Far East, US and Europe.

Bookmaker William Hill is making a move into the online gambling

arena with a new international soccer betting site, aimed at punters in

the Far East, US and Europe.



The soccer site, which is operating from the Isle of Man, will not

initially be available to UK residents, although a version for the home

market is expected to be rolled out later in the year following the

launch of a specialist golf betting site in May.



Punters will only need to make a pounds 5 credit card deposit to start

betting - with some bets requiring a minimum stake of just ten

pence.



The initial launch is being backed by a pounds 40,000 banner campaign,

planned and bought by internet consultancy, E-Marketing, which designed

and built the site.



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