William Hill full-year profit down 15% as Mr Green acquisition nears

Hills says Online business demonstrated “good underlying performance” as bookmaker feels punch on UK high street

William Hill today hailed the strong “underlying performance” of its Online division during 2018 despite the UK bookmaker announcing full-year group operating profit was expected to be down 15% year-on-year. In a trading update this morning, the London-listed operator said adjusted operating profit for 2018 was predicted to be c£234m, in line with previous guidance…

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