Why is William Hill closing 700 betting shops?
WILLIAM Hill plans to close around 700 betting shops in a move that puts 4,500 jobs at risk.
The bookmaker revealed the news after changes to gambling rules resulted in a “significant fall” in gaming machine revenues.
From April 1, the maximum stake gamblers can place on fixed-odds betting terminals was cut from £100 to £2.
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