888 Success Has Analysts Wondering About William Hill Buy

  • 888 impresses market by beating first-half expectations¬†
  • CEO will not rule out buying William Hill non-US assets
  • Analysts divided on prospects for William Hill-Caesars alliance

888 Holdings analysts have hailed a "phenomenal" first-half performance and wondered whether the company wants to buy parts of William Hill.

888 shares climbed almost 21 percent on Wednesday as the company reported revenue rising 37 percent to $379m, while pre-tax profit more than doubled to $50.9m despite coronavirus impact.

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