In terms of regulation 5(4) of the Control of Concentrations Regulations, 2002 published in Legal Notice 294 of 2002, the Director General of the Office for Competition notifies for general information that a notification of a concentration between 888 Holdings plc (Gibraltar), and William Hill Cayman Holdings Limited (Cayman Islands) was filed on Friday, 1 October 2021.
The nature of the concentration is an acquisition of sole control by 888 Holdings plc of William Hill Cayman Holdings Limited.
888 Holdings plc is an online betting and gaming company. The company offers online sports betting, casino, poker, and bingo. It operates worldwide with a focus on the UK market, continental Europe, as well as the United States and the Americas. William Hill Cayman Holdings Limited is the owner of the non-US business of William Hill. It is active in retail sports betting, online sports betting, and online casino gaming. It is largely active through two main brands: “William Hill” and “Mr Green”. William Hill also owns the “Redbet” sport betting brand, which is primarily used in Europe.
The Director General of the Office for Competition invites interested third parties to submit their written objections on this notified concentration within seven days following publication of this notice at the below address or by sending an email on email@example.com -