May 9 British bookmaker William Hill Plc
, which in March named a new chief executive and finance
head, on Tuesday reported a 16 percent rise in online net
revenue for the 17 weeks to April 25 after product and interface
improvements drew more customers.
Group total net revenue was up 9 percent, with the strongest
increase coming from Australia.
Retail and U.S. total net revenue grew by 1 percent and 19
percent respectively, William Hill said.
"Overall, we are in line with market expectations for 2017,"
the bookmaker said.
(Reporting by Rahul B in Bengaluru; editing by Jason Neely)