Reviewed By Richard Janvrin
A familiar name on the high streets of London, William Hill has been in operation since 1934. The global sports betting brand operates in the UK, Australia, Spain and the US. With existing operations in Nevada, Rhode Island, Delaware, Mississippi, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Illinois, and their new sportsbook offering in New Jersey.
William Hill’s online sportsbook is an easy way for people in Colorado, New Jersey and West Virginia to place their bets. You can Access it from your desktop browser or download the app. Choose from a selection of sports betting markets that includes your favorite sports and simply place your bets with an array of convenient banking options. Read on to see what this sportsbook has to offer.
Most sportsbooks offer their new customers some form of a welcome bonus. With this sportsbook, the available bonuses are only redeemed after entering a promotional code, which will lock in automatically. Register for an account with William Hill in West Virginia, Illinois, Virginia, Indiana or New Jersey and get an exclusive $500 free bet on their first wager.
It’s easy to sign up with William Hill’s online sportsbook. A page will appear with fields to enter personal details like your first name, last name, email, street address or zip code, cell phone number and date of birth.
Next, there will be fields to enter a password for the account and select a couple of security questions and provide answers you will remember. The last 4-digits of your social security number. There is also a field for entering a promotional code.
After completing the registration forms and your account has been approved, you will receive a William Hill Sportsbook Account ID. This will be the username when logging in to your account to place sports bets. Once you’ve gained access to the account, you can set gaming limits, deposit funds and place your bets.
The current promotions featured at the online sportsbook include the welcome bonus mentioned above. William Hill also offers event related promos such as enhanced odds and free bets on a regular basis. At the time of writing, there were 3-4 basketball promotions to avail of at William Hill.
As you should at any sportsbook, William Hill’s online sportsbook lets you place pre-match bets on any of the events happening in the sports betting markets covered in the selection of available sportsbooks.
You can also change the type of odds you’ll see on the sportsbook. Select “Odds Format” at the top right of the sportsbook header for a drop-down reel that lists the kinds of odds available. The site lets you simply switch between seeing odds on the site presented as fractions, decimal odds and American odds.
William Hill also provides customers a convenient InPlay betting feature that lets you place bets after the event starts. With InPlay bets, customers can make more accurate predictions based on live odds and live in-game action.
The available betting features at the William Hill sportsbook are useful for customers. But we’d really like to see something like the cash out features that are offered by many of William Hill’s competitors.
William Hill’s sportsbook for people who prefer to place their bets online features a menu that’s clean and supported by a well-designed interface that keeps it simple and to the point.
All the trending events are featured front and center, with the upcoming games in the most popular sports listed down the page. All the available markets are neatly arranged to the left with the most popular sports at the top and the rest listed just below.
You can’t use the William Hill sportsbook from any mobile browser. But don’t worry, the sportsbook can still be accessed from your mobile devices through the attractive William Hill sportsbook app.
The William Hill Sportsbook app is available for download both smartphones and tablets that run on iOS and Android. It can be downloaded from anywhere, but bets placed must be placed while you’re within the state of Colorado, New Jersey or West Virginia.
All the payment options below are available to make deposits at William Hill’s online sportsbook. Please note that some major US credit card providers currently decline transactions on regulated gaming sites. The easiest and most convenient way to fund your William Hill account is to use the Skrill e-wallet. Other reliable options include enrolling in a William Hill Prepaid Card (Sightline) or using an ACH/eCheck.
You can use the following methods to withdraw your winnings:
If you’re ever experiencing any issues with your William Hill sportsbook account, you can contact customer support anytime 24/7. There is a customer support team based in each legal state that will assist with any and all technical or any other issues that you’re having with your account.
For answers to your account questions or technical support, you can contact the William Hill Customer Support department by phone, email or through the William Hill live chat. With the live chat feature, you can quickly connect with members of the customer support team anytime.
Immediately after registering your William Hill account, you’re required to set restrictions on how you will use your account. Before you can access your account, William Hill makes you update the limits placed on your account.
The first limit is the account deposit limit. You must choose a maximum amount that you will permit yourself to deposit and spend betting. The limits are set on a daily basis, weekly basis and monthly basis. Last, you’ll have to choose a daily time limit to restrict how much time you spend logged in.
William Hill provides resources to help prevent customers from problem gambling. From the gambling controls page, you set your account limits and take control of your betting. You can also temporarily suspend your account or self-exclude from further betting if you’re concerned with developing a gambling problem.
William Hill’s sportsbook is a quality offering for anyone who enjoys betting on sports. Both their desktop betting platform and mobile betting app offer simple user-friendly sports betting options that can be easily accessed by anyone, of legal age, in Colorado, New Jersey or West Virginia who is interested in sports betting.
Although the offered bonuses come with specific conditions, they are paid out when those conditions are met. There’s a selection of sports betting markets that includes all the major sports and betting features that help simplify your experience. Overall, the William Hill sportsbook sure does rival the online sportsbooks currently available in the US.
"Graduating from the University of New Hampshire with a BA in Journalism, Richard has written for notable sports outlets such as Bleacher Report. Now with Gambling.com, Richard is able to combine his sports and gambling interests to spend time exploring online sportsbooks and casinos."