Posts tagged: 888 Holdings

Sunday review on a Monday: 888 Holdings, Playtech and Hawaiian Airlines ...

Monday, 4 December 2023, 8:26 am

Shares in 888 Holdings have leapt more than 10pc this morning following Oliver Gill's scoop in The Sunday Times this morning about a secret takeover bid from Playtech in July pitched at 156p a share.

Hat tip to the intrepid hack for digging that scoop out - for reasons I won't go into now it's getting harder and harder these days for business reporters to find genuine scoops of that ilk. Below is a link to Olly's piece:..


888 Holdings said to have beaten Apollo for William Hill, reports The Times

Tuesday, 7 September 2021, 10:38 am

Dominic Walsh, the country's leading leisure reporter who works for The Times, is reporting William Hill's betting shops are set to be sold to 888 Holdings for about £2 billion by Caesars. Below is his tweet:

EXCLUSIVE: 888 Holdings wins William Hill auction with £2 billion-plus bid, beating Apollo to the line. Story to follow on @TimesBusiness shortly..