British bookmaker William Hill has announced that it will close 20 of its Irish retail shops in March, with closures in the cities of Dublin, Cork, Limerick, Tralee and Wexford.Business As Usual?
The company did not name the specific reason for the closures, although it said that shops are closed every year in the UK and Ireland depending on their profitability.
The remaining 15 shops in the country - in Dublin, Galway, Wicklow and Tullamore, will remain open, while the company's strong online operations will also go unaffected by the cuts.Online Empire
For Irish customers this will no doubt push many to William Hill's online gaming network, which has gone from strength to strength in recent years.
Aside from the ever-popular William Hill Casino Club, there are also online sports betting, poker, bingo and Vegas games facilities, as well as the new mobile casino offering that allows you to play wherever you are.
New signings to the casino club will be rewarded with a 150% welcome promotion. To claim the generous bonus, simply click on download or instant play to enter the online casino, then make a first deposit and you will instantly receive a bonus to a maximum of 150 euros.