UK bookmaker William Hill said Tuesday that it expects full year group operating profit to be at the top end of forecasts after posting an 89 per cent increase in operating profit during the third quarter of 2014.

The company saw strong performances across all of its business segments, in particular its online and mobile channel, with total net revenue climbing 23 per cent during the 13-week period, July 2nd to October 20th.

“The group performed strongly in Q3 driven by both favourable sporting results and the continued development of our UK and international businesses,” said William Hill CEO James Henderson. “The period saw good gaming growth in both major channels and sports net revenue growth significantly boosted by a favourable year-on-year swing in win margin."

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