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William Hill 17-week revenues rise

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Staff Writer | May 9, 2017
William Hill reported a 9 percent increase in group net revenues for the 17 weeks to April 25, 2017. Further, the company noted that trading remained in line market expectations for 2017, assuming normalized margins.
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William Hill   A 9 percent increase
In its trading update, the company said it recorded growth in wagering and net revenue across all four divisions. Online Sportsbook amounts wagered grew 9 percent and gaming net revenue rose 8 percent following product improvements, while Retail Sportsbook amounts wagered increased 2 percent and gaming net revenue rose 4 percent.

Retail revenues for the period increased 1 percent. Australian revenues surged 41 percent and U.S. revenues rose 19 percent.

Philip Bowcock, CEO said, "Our transformation programme is progressing well and we are on track to deliver £40m of annualised savings by the year-end. Overall, we are in line with market expectations for 2017 at this early stage in the year."