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William Hill PLC (WMH)

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Tuesday 11 September, 2007

William Hill PLC

Transaction in Own Shares

William Hill PLC
11 September 2007

11th September 2007

                                William Hill PLC

                             Purchase of Own Shares

William Hill PLC announces that on 10th September 2007 it purchased 224,209 of
its ordinary shares of 10 pence each at an average price of 623.892 pence per
share. The highest price and lowest price paid for these shares were 625.00
pence and 621.50 pence, respectively.  It is intended that these shares will be

The timing of the share purchases was as follows:

-        between 8.30 am and 4.30 pm bought 224,209 ordinary shares at prices
         between 621.50 and 625.00 pence per share.

Following the above purchases and cancellations, William Hill PLC will have a
total of 352,397,637 ordinary shares (excluding treasury shares) in issue and
will hold 6,679,407 shares in treasury.

At its Annual General Meeting held on 17 May 2007, William Hill PLC was
authorised by its shareholders to purchase up to 35,299,846 of its ordinary
shares (representing 10 per cent. of its issued share capital at the time,
subject to certain conditions as outlined in the resolution).


Simon Lane, Group Finance Director                    Tel: 020 8918 3942

James Bradley/ Deborah Spencer, Brunswick             Tel: 020 7404 5959

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