William Hill to beat profit expectations after Q4 sportsbook margin boost

Online performance could still come in below expectations as CFO Ruth Prior leaves the business

William Hill’s full-year profit could outperform market expectations by 12% according to the London-listed operator’s January trading update. The firm is guiding 2019 adjusted operating profit of between £143m-£148m and ahead of management expectations, although figures were boosted by a strong sportsbook margin in Q4. Favourable sporting results throughout December improved retail performance to approximately…

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