William Hill Gains as U.K. Bookmaker Discusses Amaya Merger

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  • Stock advances as much as 6.5%, biggest climb since Aug. 9
  • Combination would be latest consolidation of betting industry

William Hill Plc shares rose in London after the U.K. bookmaker said it’s in talks on a possible combination with PokerStars owner Amaya Inc. of Canada, a deal that would further transform the landscape of a rapidly consolidating industry.

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