William Hill in talks to acquire 888 Holdings

10th February 2015 3:01 pm GMT

London-listed online gaming operator 888 has confirmed that it has received an approach regarding a possible offer for the company by UK bookmaker William Hill.

888 was forced to make a statement to the London Stock Exchange this afternoon, following press speculation concerning the possibility of an estimated £750m offer being made for the company.

“The board of the company confirms that it received an approach regarding a possible offer for the company [...]