Review of William Hill
It’s not going to come as a shock to anyone that I personally rate William Hill as one of the best online betting sites. They’ve got a powerhouse reputation from their high-street days and their online product delivers.
It doesn’t matter what device you’re using Will Hill on you won’t be disappointed. They’ve got a huge range of markets, top live streaming service, in-play betting and some really quick and easy to use banking options (withdrawals are always processed quickly).
There’s a first rate bonus on offer to all customers who sign up for a brand new William Hill account as well in the form of a bet £10 get £30 bonus offer.
01. Licensing & Safety
02. Deposits & Withdrawals
03. Markets & Odds
05. Welcome Bonus (bet £10 get £30)
06. Overall Review
07. User Reviews
Total Results 63 / 70
Licensing & Safety
- UKGC license
- Gibraltar Commission license
- Founded in 1934
- 100% safe & secure
William Hill is licensed by the Gibraltar government, under the Gambling Act 2005 and have a license to operate in the UK from the UK Gambling Commission.
Two organizations therefore cover the regulation of the activities of William Hill and provisions are put in place by both to ensure:
These licenses ensure that:
- All minors under the age of 18 are unable to access any gambling activities conducted on this site.
- All bets are treated fairly and all acts by the company are fair and transparent.
- Any person developing a gambling problem is assisted in the best way that the company can.
You don’t get much better when it comes to a reputation for providing a fair gambling environment with William Hill. They’ve been serving punters since 1934 for gods sake! Bottom line here… don’t worry about getting paid out on winning bets or how safe your account balance is, William Hill are rock solid.
Deposits & Withdrawals
- Quick deposits
- Fast withdrawals
- Same day payouts available
- No fee’s charged
|Visa/Visa Debit||£0||Instant||£10 – £250,000|
|Mastercard||£0||Instant||£10 – £250,000|
|Maestro||£0||Instant||£10 – £250,000|
|Laser||£0||Instant||£10 – £250,000|
|Neteller||£0||Instant||£10 – £100,000|
|Moneybookers||£0||Instant||£10 – £80,000|
|PayPal||£0||Instant||£10 – £20,000|
|InstaDebit||£0||Instant||£5 – £10,000|
|Click2Pay||£0||Instant||£10 – £10,000|
|UKash||£0||Instant||£10 – £500|
|PaySafeCard||£0||Instant||£5 – £10,000|
|Bank Wire||£0||3-5 Days||£25 – £100,000|
|Cheque||£0||Up to 10 days||£25 – £100,000|
|Quick Cash||£0||Instant||£10 – £5,000|
|Postal Orders||£0||Instant||£25 – £100,000|
|ClickandBuy||£0||Instant||£10 – £10,000|
|Web Money||£0||Instant||£5 – £10,000|
|Przelewy24||£0||Instant||£5 – £10,000|
|Sofortuberweisung||£0||Instant||£5 – £10,000|
|Giropay||£0||Instant||£5 – £10,000|
|Nordea||£0||Instant||£5 – £10,000|
|Abaqoos||£0||Instant||£5 – £10,000|
|iDeal||£0||Instant||£5 – £10,000|
|Montea.ru||£0||Instant||£5 – £10,000|
|POLi||£0||Instant||£5 – £10,000|
|Euteller||£0||Instant||£5 – £10,000|
|Speedcard||£0||Instant||£5 – £10,000|
|Fundsend||£0||Instant||£5 – £10,000|
|eKonto||£0||Instant||£5 – £10,000|
|Boleto Bancario||£0||Instant||£5 – £10,000|
|eWire||£0||Instant||£5 – £10,000|
|EPS||£0||Instant||£5 – £10,000|
|Multibanco||£0||Instant||£5 – £10,000|
|Linea Abierta||£0||Instant||£5 – £10,000|
|Bank Link||£0||Instant||£5 – £10,000|
|Teleingreso||£0||Instant||£5 – £10,000|
|Gluepay||£0||Instant||£5 – £10,000|
|Cash U||£0||Instant||£5 – £10,000|
|Mistercard||£0||Instant||£5 – £10,000|
|UseMyBank||£0||Instant||£5 – £10,000|
Markets & Odds
- 30+ sports
- Competitive prices throughout
- Live betting
- Live streaming
Our review will now look at the markets offered and the live betting suite.
William Hill are the UK’s most prominent chain of bookmakers in High Streets across the country and they’re also one of the biggest names in the online world. This massive exposure means that they have to offer a huge amount of different markets in order to keep their massive customer base happy. The markets offered by William Hill online include:
- American Football
- GAA Football
- GAA Hurling
- Horse Racing
- Ice Hockey
- Motor Racing
- Virtual Betting
- Winter Sports
It is clear to see the William Hill has one of the largest selections of different markets currently available. This means that the site is perfect for those who like to bet on a variety of different sports but who don’t want the hassle of using lots of different online bookmakers.
It’s also important to point out that they’ve got hundreds of different bets per event available. When you compare this to other reviewed bookmakers you’ll see many have 30-40 markets per event where as William Hill are more in the 80-110 range.
- Live betting with cash out
- Live streaming (multiple sports)
- Scores & stats
- Event sorting system
The in-play option offered by William Hill is regarding as one of the best online and it has a huge number of different markets available as well as live scores and even the chance to view various games streamed live alongside real time odds.
In game stats are available and detailed which is a big plus – many bookmakers don’t offer or struggle with this feature.
The section is found by clicking on the “In-Play Betting” tab just under all of the sport options and once you click, you will find a highly intuitive and informative page with all of the latest in-play options. The details found include the current odds – which change on an incredibly regular basis – as well as the current score and game stats, which are updated instantly and if the game is being shown live a live stream as well.
Live Streaming at William Hill…
William Hill are one of only a select few online bookmakers who now offer live streams of sporting events to their customers. To watch their live streams, horse racing excluded, you need a funded betting account or to have placed a bet within the last 24 hour period.
To watch horse racing at William Hill you need to have bet a minimum of £1 on the race, a 50p e/w bet would qualify.
Basketball, Football, Cricket and Tennis are the main live sports you’ll be able to view, and live UK and Irish Horse Racing of course, but other more obscure sports are also available. To see the full schedule visit https://www.williamhill.com and click ‘WHTV Schedule’.
Alternatively you can tell which events are being live streamed by looking out for the WHTV (William Hill TV) logo which is found next to the primary event market.
Overall it’s one of the better live sections and one of the only ones around to rival that on offer from Bet365 (who are widely considered to have the best offering in this department).
It’s important to note that live betting via the William Hill app mirrors the desktop options so you don’t lose out by using a particular device – it’s a thumbs up from us.
- Use promo code: C30
- Bet £10 at 1.20 (1/5)
- Release 3x £10 free bets
- Withdraw free bet winnings
So we’ve established that the William Hill run a pretty tight ship but what about the bonus on offer to new players?
As a new customer you can claim a £30 William Hill free bet bonus when you join. It’s one bonus per household only and it works in very much the same was as the majority of free bet bonuses work. Follow the short guide below to claim it right now:
- Visit the William Hill homepage by clicking here! (Link opens in new window).
- Click the green ‘Join Now’ button in the top right hand corner of the screen.
- Fill out the required details and choose a new username and password. Make sure you use promo code C30 when signing up!
- Log into your new William Hill account and make a deposit of at least £10.
- Now place a bet on any market on the William Hill website which has odds of 1/5 (1.20) or better. Once your bet is placed you’ll release the free £30 into your account, you can then use this to bet anything you want!
We give every single bookmaker we review a grade between 0 and 5 stars. This grade is to show users how safe and secure the site is as well as gives them an indication as to which we recommended as the best out there.
You’ve probably already noticed (at the top of this review page) that we’ve given William Hill a 4.5 star rating. It’s the second best rating we dish out behind 5 stars so firstly you’d be right to assume that we rate William Hill pretty highly.
They are one of the more cutting edge online bookmakers with live streaming available to users and live betting as well. Their diversity when it comes to odds and markets is good and they’ve got a great reputation in the gambling community world wide.
The only reason they don’t make the 5 star grade for us right now is due to the fact that there are better bookmakers out there when it comes to the generosity of odds on offer and the promotions that are running.
William Hill run a tight, no risk, bookies but it’s often the case that better odds can be found elsewhere. However we’re confident you could quite easily use Will Hill as your only bookmaker and you’d be more than happy with the service provided.
William Hill FAQ
Does William Hill give free bets?
Yes, the William Hill free bet offer currently rewards all new customers with £30 in free bets when they place a £10 bet on any market with minimum odds of 1.20 (1/5) or higher – full T&C’s apply, 18+.
Does William Hill have best odds guaranteed?
William Hill has best odds guaranteed promotions running on both horse racing and greyhound racing plus you can watch live streams of any horse race you’ve bet £1 or more on for free via their site or app.
Do William Hill run acca insurance?
No William Hill don’t currently offer accumulator insurance to their customers. Check out this list of betting sites with acca insurance if that’s essential to you as a customer.
How long do withdrawals take at William Hill?
It depends on what method you use to make your withdrawal with the quickest being PayPal or debit card (usually processed within 24 hours). All deposits, except bank transfers, are instant.
Does William Hill take paypal?
William Hill is happy to accept PayPal for both deposits and withdrawals from their customers and we actually rank them as one of the best PayPal betting sites (number 4 in our top 10 list).