William Hill Leaving Romania

Will hill 1William Hill has announced that it is to withdraw its various services from the Romanian market due to recent regulatory developments in the country.

In a correspondence issued to customers and affiliates in the country, the bookmaker said that its products will no longer be made available to players in Romania from June 2.

The bookmaker has also instructed all affiliates to remove marketing materials such as banners and text links that relate to Romanian punters.

However, William Hill did hint that it may return to the Romanian market in the future, saying it was “confident” that it will have the opportunity to work in the country again.

“We would like to inform you that following recent regulatory developments in Romania, with effect from June 2, 2015, William Hill will cease to accept business from customers in Romania,” William Hill said in the customer correspondence.

“This means that none of William Hill’s products will be available in Romania, though players will be able to withdraw from their existing account balances.

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