America’s leading sports book operator William Hill announced Tuesday it launched its mobile sports betting app in Illinois. In partnership with Grand Victoria Casino in Elgin, the Prairie State became the 6th to feature the William Hill Mobile App.
Caesars Entertainment Partnership with William Hill
Partnering with Caesars Entertainment, William Hill is offering to sports bettors a proprietary platform-based sports betting app that features props, parlays, futures and in-play wagering. The William Hill Grand Victoria Casino Mobile App includes action on college and professional sports, providing multiple options for deposit and withdrawal of funds, as well as some state-of-the-art technology features such as a biometric login and a quick-bet option.
“We’re excited to bring our top-performing mobile app to my hometown state of Illinois. We look forward to providing millions of sports fans in the state with the best markets and great service.”Ken Fuchs, President of Digital, William Hill
To celebrate the launch of its mobile sports betting app in Illinois, William Hill is offering new customers who set up an account and make a deposit to have their first bet risk-free, up to $300. If the bet is lost, the bookmaker will credit back the amount of the bet, up to the proposed limit, within 72 hours of the wager settlement.
Retail and Mobile Sports Betting
The mobile sports betting app provides another option for sports bettors and extends on the retail sports book William Hill opened up at Grand Victoria Casino this summer. The William Hill-branded sports book at the casino is operating 7 days a week and comprises of 3 full-service ticket windows. Besides the service windows, the venue has multiple televisions for prime sports viewing, while seated in the comfort provided by the seating options near the high-top tables.
The addition of Illinois puts the total number of states where William Hill has mobile presence to 6, Colorado, Iowa, Nevada, New Jersey and West Virginia being the other 5 regulated jurisdictions. The sports book operators is also powering up the Rhode Island Lottery’s mobile app.
The launch of the mobile app of William Hill heats up competition in the state, where, from only two sports books accepting wagers throughout March, June, and July, Rivers Casino des Plains and Argosy Casino Alton, there are now 5 digital sports wagering platforms. Big names such as FanDuel, DraftKings, PointsBet and now William Hill provide for intense competition and excellent product offering for bettors in Illinois.