William Hill unveils two football contests with $600,000 in prizes up for grabs

Registration now open at 76 sportsbooks across Nevada

LAS VEGAS – William Hill’s inaugural Nevada football season launches with a pair of rich football contests offering a combined $600,000 in prizes, including a VIP trip to London for an NFL game.

The $500,000 Pro Pick ‘em involves picking all the Sunday and Monday night pro football games each week with no point spreads involved. Entries are $25 each. For each paid entry, players will receive a voucher for a free $5 parlay card.

Players will compete for $21,000 in cash each week for all 17 weeks of the season. The season-long Grand Prize winner receives $20,000 cash and a bonus VIP trip for two to London for the 2013 NFL game at Wembley Stadium. Registrations must be submitted by September 9 at 9 a.m. to be eligible for the season prizes.

The guaranteed $100,000 College Pick ‘em contest involves picking seven games each week against the point spread from a list of 20 to 30 designated games. Entries are $100 each.

The contest features $8,000 in weekly cash prizes for 10 weeks and a $10,000 season Grand Prize. The entry deadline to be eligible for season prizes is September 8.

Registrations are accepted at all 76 full-service William Hill Race & SportsBooks, which includes all former Club Cal Neva, Leroy’s and Lucky’s branded sportsbooks across Nevada. Weekly selections may be made at more than 150 locations throughout Nevada, including any William Hill Race & SportsBook, William Hill self-service kiosks and at PT’s and Sierra Gold taverns in Nevada.

With these two football contests, we’re offering something for everyone,” said Dan Shapiro, William Hill US director of marketing. “The $25 and $100 entry fees offer great value for a whole season’s worth of play and the convenience of submitting picks at more than 150 locations across the state is unmatched. We’re encouraged by the early support of customers and our casino partners.”

For complete contest rules and a list of locations accepting registrations, visit www.williamhill.us.

About William Hill:

William Hill, The Home of Betting, is one of the world’s leading betting and gaming companies, employing approximately 16,000 people worldwide. William Hill is the first British bookmaker to be licensed in Nevada and entered U.S. market through acquisitions of American Wagering Inc., Brandywine Bookmaking LLC and Club Cal Neva sportsbooks, giving it more than 150 sports betting locations across Nevada. In addition, William Hill, via the Brandywine acquisition, serves as the exclusive risk manager for the State of Delaware’s Sports Lottery. Founded in 1934, William Hill is the UK’s largest bookmaker with approximately 2,400 licensed betting offices providing betting opportunities on a wide range of sporting and non-sporting events, gaming on machines and numbers-based products including lotteries. William Hill Online (www.williamhill.com) is one of Europe’s leading online betting and gaming businesses, providing customers with the opportunity to access William Hill’s products online, through their mobile device, by telephone and by text services. William Hill PLC is listed on the London Stock Exchange and generates revenues of over $1.7 billion a year. William Hill US can be found on the Internet at www.williamhill.us and on Twitter at @WilliamHillUS.