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William Hill says on track to deliver 2017 expectations

FILE PHOTO - A William Hill bookmaker store is seen in London, Britain July 21, 2016. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

LONDON (Reuters) - British bookmaker William Hill plc <WMH.L> said its retail net revenue rose 3 percent in the 17 weeks to Oct. 24, keeping it on track to meet its expectations for the year.

The company on Monday said online net revenue rose 6 percent, with wagering up 13 percent against a strong period a year ago when the Euro 2016 tournament was taking place, and gaming net revenue was up 14 percent.

(Reporting by Paul Sandle; editing by Kate Holton)