It also announced that the firm will be merging its retail and online operations.
InWilliam Hill moved its online and fixed-odds games division to Gibraltarfor tax avoidance purposes. In MarchWilliam Hill closed 14 of its shops in the Republic of Ireland with the loss of 53 jobs. In Septemberthe company participated in the bidding for the first online gambling licence in India, expressing their interest to enter the Indian betting market via the remote Himalayan state of Sikkim.
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Inthree Australian brands, SportingbetCentrebet and Tom Waterhousewere purchased by the company  and later rebranded as William Hill Australia in National Collegiate Athletic Association in Junethe state of New Jersey effectively legalised gambling on athletic events due to a previously successful state ballot initiative. InWilliam Hill threatened to withdraw its sponsorship of various horse races, in their dispute with racecourses over TurfTV. The company sponsors the annual William Hill Sports Book of the Year award, dedicated to rewarding excellence in sports writing.
In MayThe Advertising Standards Authority ASA banned William Hill from running a television advert which they found "condoned gambling behaviour that was socially irresponsible". The advert was found to be "likely to mislead" and in breach of a Committee of Advertising Practice code relating to "truthfulness".
It had breached several Committee of Advertising Practice codes, including those relating to "substantiation", "truthfulness" and "honesty". It had breached several Committee of Advertising Practice code, including those relating to "misleading advertising", "Substantiation" and "Comparisons". The company has been criticised by trade unions Community and Unite for its treatment of shop-workers.
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Retrieved 19 March Archived from the original on 11 June Retrieved 14 April Led by the high-profile Mr Waterhouse, William Hill Australia has struggled in the face of new taxes and government regulations aimed at tackling problem gambling including a ban on bookmakers extending lines of credit to customers. The Crown Rewards loyalty program would continue. Mr Tripp said CrownBet had built a "world-class" wagering offering that would be enhanced by the exclusive streaming of the three racing codes.
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