William Hill donates all his winnings from the Eurovision Song Contest betting markets to displaced Ukrainians in the UK. [Image: Shutterstock.com]
William Hill will donate all of his winnings from the Eurovision betting markets to homeless Ukrainians who are now in the UK through the Support Ukraine initiative. The funds will go towards providing food and other forms of humanitarian assistance to thousands of affected people.
The Eurovision Song Contest final will take place on Saturday in Liverpool. Many sportsbooks offer betting markets on various entertainment-related events, including the Academy Awards and various reality TV shows. The main market for this weekend’s event will be to support the outright winner of the contest, but other betting options will also be available.
in announce this pledgeWilliam Hill spokesman Lee Phelps said: “If you place a bet on the Eurovision market this weekend, Ukraine will win regardless of whether the customer’s betting slips are successful.”
The event was supposed to take place in the war-torn country this year
Support Ukraine spokeswoman Natalia Ravlyuk spoke about how grateful the Ukrainian people are for the UK hosting the Eurovision Song Contest 2023. The event was supposed to take place in the war-torn country this year. She also singled out William Hill for his “magnificent gesture”.