Shares in betting and gaming operator William Hill fell by more than 3 per cent in London Monday morning after the company confirmed that its full year adjusted operating profit for 2018 would be down 15 per cent year-on-year to £234m.

The figure is in line with William Hill's previous guidance of between £225m and £245m, with underlying operating profit up by 4 per cent after excluding the impact of enhanced customer due diligence measures from its Online division and US expansion costs.

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