William Hill CEO comments on New Jersey’s first total gaming revenue resultsCDC Newswire · July 12, 2018 at 4:04 pmJULY 12, 2018 – New Jersey officials today released the state’s June 2018 total gaming revenue results, and in response, William Hill US CEO Joe Asher said:“While it’s still early, we’re obviously off to a great start. We always knew there was a big appetite for legal sports betting during the years of litigation, and now it is being proven. We are proud to be creating new jobs in New Jersey and bringing excitement to our customers. We can’t wait until football season.”The full report by the Division of Gaming Enforcement can be found here.Since the landmark Supreme Court ruling that legalized sports betting in May, William Hill, America’s leading sports book operator, has opened two active sports books in New Jersey — at Monmouth Park Racetrack (Long Branch) and Ocean Resort Casino (Atlantic City), bringing first-class sports betting experiences to both ends of the state. Both locations offer the state’s most diverse sports betting menu, which includes football, basketball, baseball, hockey, soccer, tennis and more.The Monmouth Park Sports Book by William Hill opened on June 14. The complex features a 15-window main sports book, and an integrated sports bar, with more than 40 HDTVs showing live sporting events and dynamic betting lines. The sports book is open seven days a week.The William Hill Sports Book at the Ocean Resort casino opened on June 28. The 7,500 square-foot sports book is located in the heart of Ocean’s gaming floor. All of the features of the $6 million sports book area will be in place by the start of football season, highlighted by a state-of-the-art video wall technology for the viewing of sporting events and live odds.About William HillWilliam Hill PLC is one of the world’s leading betting and gaming companies, employing over 15,000 people. Its origins are in the UK where it was founded in 1934, and where it is listed on the London Stock Exchange. The majority of its $2.1 billion annual revenues are still derived from the UK, where it has a national presence of licensed betting offices and one of the leading online betting and gaming services. In 2012, it established William Hill US with a focus on retail and mobile operations in Nevada, which is now the largest sports betting business in the USA. William Hill US currently operates 107 race and sports books in Nevada and the state’s leading mobile sports betting app. Following the ruling in May 2018 by the Supreme Court that the federal ban on state sponsored sports betting was unconstitutional, the company is planning to operate where permitted by law throughout America. William Hill US is already operating in New Jersey at Monmouth Park Racetrack and Ocean Resort Casino and is the exclusive risk manager for the sports lottery in Delaware. William Hill also has licensed operations in The Bahamas, Italy and Spain and serves online customers throughout the world from its Online headquarters in Gibraltar.