Football Punters Score Big With New Racing Post/William Hill app

From: WHG (International) Limited
Published: Sun Aug 14 2011

The app has already proved popular because of simple, fast betting twinned with easy-to-digest betting gems like killer stats and expert tips.

And football fans are assured of a great app: its five-star racing stablemate has dominated the free sports app charts for months by virtue of having great information and easy betting.

"Football Betting is a massive opportunity for Racing Post, we just had to create another app that users will love. I think we’ve made it. There’s nothing like Football Bet available for the iPhone," commented Mark Renshaw, Racing Post’s Head of Online. "Once again the ability to quickly make informed bets on the move will mean it’s adopted quickly."

"The new Racing Post Football App is a must-have for all football fans," said William Hill spokesman Tony Kenny. "We’re really excited about the start of the Premier League season and to celebrate the launch of the 2011/12 campaign we’ve come up with some great offers for the betting public. We’re offering top prices on all the favourites in the Premier League this weekend and we also have the cracking money-back offer in the game between West Brom and Manchester United."

After a generous app-only bet offer on the Community Shield last week, this weekend Football Bet reaches the largest football audience to date with another great offer: Bet through our NEW Football Bet app on the West Brom v Man United match and get up to £100 money back on losing first goalscorer bets. Back a player to score and if he fails to score first but scores at any other time William Hill will refund your bet.

The app is available free in the App Store and also from

Terms and Conditions: Max refund £100/100€. Only applies to bets placed through the football betting app, bets placed through app emulators will not count. Applies to the win part of each-way bets. Normal 1swt goalscorer rules apply. Refund credited as a free bet which will be valid for until Sunday 21st August. Free bet stakes not returned with any winnings. Free bet will be credited to your account by midday Monday 15th August. Only available to residents of UK and Ireland. 18 + Please gamble responsibly. £5 minimum bet.

About William Hill

Founded in 1934, William Hill are one of the best known names in the gambling industry, providing gaming and betting services across three channels: online, on the high street and on the phone. William Hill have been listed on the London Stock Exchange (WMH.L) since 2002 and employ more than 16,600 people in the UK, Ireland, Israel and Bulgaria.

William Hill are Britain’s biggest bookmaker, with a trusted high-street brand based on their in-depth knowledge of fixed-odds betting and unrivalled customer service. With the advent of internet betting and gaming, William Hill has extended their market-leading brand to a new generation of customers around the world.

About Racing Post

Established in 1986, Racing Post is the market-leading publisher of racing and betting information in Britain and Ireland. Racing Post’s product portfolio includes a daily newspaper and three weekly titles; websites including, The Betting Site and Soccerbase and the No. 1 Horseracing iPhone App in the App store. Racing Post brand is more trusted than Marks & Spencer and BMW, according to the Racing Post reader survey, July 2008
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