Ireland’s largest independent bookmaker – Boylesports – has saved some 65 Irish jobs by way a strategic takeover of 15 William Hill betting shops. The move has been welcome throughout Ireland as it has resulted in some 65 jobs being saved. William Hill for its part has been closing scores of betting outlets across the Republic and news that Boylesports will be stepping in to save Irish jobs has been welcomed by the locals.
Saving Irish Jobs – Boylesports Style
Boylesports is based in Dundalk, Ireland. This popular bookmaker has agreed to purchase the William Hill Betting shops which are located throughout Ireland from Galway to Dublin. With 65 jobs being saved, Boylesports has received commendations from within the local communities.
Beyond the new acquisitions, Boylesports has been able to slowly grow its brand and cement its position as the leading bookmaker in Ireland. During the early part of 2011, Boylesports took over 17 outlets from the Celtic Bookmakers chain (formerly owned by Ivan Yates).
About William Hill Sports
William Hill remains a force to be reckoned with throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland. This leading online bookmaker provides punters with competitive betting odds, a wide range of betting options and top-tier sign-up bonuses and online promotions. William Hill currently ranks among the biggest and most respected sportsbooks in the world. In 2010 William Hill took in £16 billion in stakes.