Expert View of William Hill Poker
William Hill is best known as a bricks-and-mortar betting shop. Its roots are in the UK, but the company has since expanded into the US. Nevada welcomed William Hill as its newest operator after it acquired American Wagering. William Hill also operates the Delaware NFL parlay lottery.
William Hill’s poker site does not accept players from the US. It is a member of the iPoker Network.
More About William Hill Poker
- Large player traffic
- Above average quality of games
- Social, recreational player focused
- Third largest U.S. facing poker room with growing traffic.
- Excellent and consistent payment processing.
- Relatively juicy games.
William Hill Summary
William Hill branched out into online gaming more than a decade ago. William Hill’s online poker operations launched as a member of the Cryptologic Network. As conditions on that network deteriorated, William Hill moved to iPoker. It was on the iPoker2 platform before the design that rewarded high volume skins was disbanded.
William Hill offers new poker players a 100% up to €100 first deposit bonus. This offer also includes €10 worth of tournament tickets.
A Personal Opinion of William Hill
What We like about William Hill
William Hill was founded in 1934 and is synonymous with bookmaking in the United Kingdom. There is never a concern about the company’s ability to pay or honor its promotions. The traffic on iPoker is on a level that should satisfy most players.
What We do not like about William Hill
William Hill’s first deposit bonus is small and its VIP program returns little to low volume players. The site has been known to back off winners from its sportsbook. Player support is below average.
What Players Are Saying About William Hill
“Omfg how tilting is the support!
Recently left ipoker because of the software,lack of traffic and support.”
“I would like to warn any members here to keep account balances low because they will steal you money without cause.”
“My normal bets were $200-400, max I bet was $900. Once I really started winning they capped my bets at $20-$50.”
William Hill Deposits and Withdrawals
William Hill offers fast payments to players. This is because it is licensed in most jurisdictions that it operates. This allows for the use of major ewallets and access to the banking system.
Making a Deposit
William Hill accepts Visa, Mastercard, Maestro, Paypal, Neteller, Ukash, PaySafeCard, Skrill, ClickandBuy and cash deposits at brick and mortar William Hill locations for deposit. Local debit card options are also available.
Making a Withdrawal
Players may withdraw by Neteller, Skrill, Paypal, Ukash, PaySafeCard, ClickandBuy and cash at any brick and mortar William Hill location. Local debit cards are also available in some countries.
William Hill Poker Safety
The poker site at William Hill always pays players. The company has been known to hassle winning players. This is our only concern. William Hill has always paid players before backing them off so the worst thing that will happen is getting banned after getting all money off the site. William Hill is completely safe in terms of payouts and stability.
William Hill Poker Promotions
William Hill offers a small first deposit bonus and many promotions to active players. These include freerolls, free tournament tickets and cash.
William Hill First Deposit Bonus
William Hill offers new player a 100% up to €100 first deposit bonus. New depositors also receive a €3 and €7 tournament tickets. Players get to spin a slot machine 10 times as well. Players have 45 days to clear the bonus. The bonus releases at a rate of €5 for every 250 William Hill points earned.
How to Earn William Hill Points
Players earn 25 William Hill Points for every $1 in rake paid. The contributed method is used to determine rake attributed to a player. This means that the amount of rake credited is in direct relation to the amount a player contributes to the pot. Players also earn 25 William Hill Points for every $1 in fees paid when buying into sit and gos and multi table tournaments.
William Hill VIP
William Hill Poker offers a VIP program that is available to all players regardless of volume. There are ten tiers. Points are multiplied starting with the second level, which requires $20 in monthly rake. There are also weekly freerolls of $250, $500 and $1000 available to players depending on their tier.
The number of William Hill Points required to obtain each tier and the multipliers are as follows:
|VIP Level||Points Required||Points Multiplier|
|Level 1 (High Card)||0||1|
|Level 2 (Pair)||500||3|
|Level 3 (Two Pairs)||1,500||3.8|
|Level 4 (3 of a kind)||4,000||5|
|Level 5 (Straight)||10,000||6|
|Level 6 (Flush)||30,000||6.2|
|Level 7 (Full house)||70,000||6.5|
|Level 8 (4 of a kind)||200,000||6.8|
|Level 9 (Straight Flush)||500,000||7.1|
|Level 10 (Royal Flush)||1,000,000||7.3|
William Hill Points may be exchanged for cash, tournament tokens or bonuses based on the following conversion rates:
|Cash Reward||WH Award Points Required||WH Award Points per Cash Dollar|
|Token||WH Award Points Required||WH Award Points per Token Dollar|
|2 x $215||250,000||581|
|2 x $530||500,000||472|
|Bonus Dollars||WH Award Points Required||WH Award Points per Bonus Dollar|
William Hill Poker Game Selection
Most of the poker games at William Hill are No Limit Texas Hold’em. The limits start at 0.01/0.02 and run up to 5/10 blinds. Each limit offers a high number of tables during peak hours. Pot Limit Omaha, Pot Limit Omaha Hi/Lo and Fixed Limit Hold’em are all available. All games have the same limits. There is a reasonable level of action at Pot Limit Omaha. There is some low limit action at Pot Limit Omaha Hi/Lo. There are very few active Fixed Limit Hold’em tables.
- NL Texas Hold’em
- FL Hold’em
- PL Omaha
- PL Omaha Hi/Lo
Has There Ever Been a Scandal at William Hill?
William Hill has never been involved in any online poker scandals. It pays all players. The only problems are related to a few players that get backed off for winning too much. This applies more to the sportsbook side of the business.