Tag Archives: FTSE

Going Live…GVC launches ‘The Clubhouse’ live play studio

 FTSE-listed online gambling group GVC Holdings has announced the launch of ‘The Clubhouse’, the firm’s proprietary live casino studio which will be integrated throughout GVC portfolio of gaming/betting sites. Detailing its new product launch, GVC has spent six months developing its Clubhouse live gaming studio proposition which will feature dozens of live blackjack and roulette tables. The Clubhouse has been …

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Alan Jackson – Successful M&A and integrations will keep Playtech ahead of the pack

Ahead of today’s Annual General Meeting of Playtech Plc shareholders, company Chairman Alan Jackson has stated that he is confident that the FTSE firm will maintain its strong momentum and meet its full-year expectations. As Chairman, Jackson notes that the company has added a significant number of acquisitions which must now be integrated within Playtech’s core business divisions in order …

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Positive start sees William Hill confident of delivering on 2017 targets & projects

The governance of FTSE-listed bookmaker William Hill Plc is confident of meeting 2017 corporate expectations following a ‘positive start’ to the year. Issuing a trading update (17-week period to 25 April), William Hill reported a period growth in wagering and net revenues across all core divisions. Updating investors, the company expects its group net revenues to be 9% up on …

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Potential Brexit impacts see 888 assess Gibraltar operations

FTSE250 operator 888 Holdings (888) is considering alternatives to Gibraltar as its operational centre, should the British Overseas Territory be negatively impacted or restricted by Brexit. The governance of 888, are the first industry stakeholders to publicly view Brexit as a potential ‘future risk’ for its operations. Publishing its 2016 annual report, 888 detailed that Gibraltar’s current licensing remit remains …

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Industry eagerly awaits Ladbrokes Coral 2016 results

FTSE-listed Ladbrokes Coral will be the last ‘industry giant’ to declare its full-year 2016 performance this Tuesday 28 March, as city analysts await the maiden financial results of the newly enlarged enterprise following its £2.3 billion merger closure last November. Updating the market this January, Ladbrokes Coral governance detailed that full-year 2016 operating profits would be in-line with merger expectations …

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Enlarged GVC Holdings posts full-year 2016 profits of €93.8 million

The governance of GVC Holdings (GVC), finishes its first year as a FTSE-listed enterprise declaring 2016 as a ‘transformative year’ for its business, in which the enlarged operator has successfully integrated the acquired assets of bwin.party Entertainment. Presenting its full-year 2016 results, GVC would declare combined ‘pro-forma’ group wagering of €4.5 billion. Its high wagering levels were driven by an enlarged …

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Itai Frieberger – 888’s technology dynamics will meet future consumer multi-faceted demands

Presenting investors 888 Holdings full-year 2016 financial results, Chief Executive Itai Frieberger has stated that following a ‘fantastic year’, 888 now enters a crucial period in its existence as the company vows to compete in a ‘multi-faceted arena’. Updating corporate shareholders, Frieberger detailed that 888’s 82% profit increase was a testament to the firm’s governance strategy, focusing on a ‘continued …

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Philip Bowcock takes full leadership of William Hill Plc

The William Hill board of directors has this morning confirmed that acting Interim-CEO Philip Bowcock has been promoted to the position of Group Chief Executive Officer, taking on full leadership duties of the FTSE-listed betting operator. The official appointment of Bowcock as CEO, sees William Governance end its + 8-month search for a replacement to former leader James Henderson who …

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Breon Corcoran – Paddy Power Betfair considering all options to build a Global Legacy

Breon Corcoran has told Paddy Power Betfair (PPB) investors and the media that his company will not shy away from corporate acquisitions, as he expects further consolidation within the global gambling market. Speaking to investors following the presentation of PPB’s full-year 2016 results, Corcoran detailed that PPB governance was keeping an eye on market M&A activity, despite undertaking the integration …

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William Hill pushes for three-point recovery plan in 2017

William Hill governance has this morning published its full-year 2016 financial statement, in what has been a tough year for the FTSE-listed bookmaker, having to revise its corporate forecasts twice in one year due to higher costs and unfavourable sports results. Closing its 2016 performance, William Hill governance posted a group revenue rise of £1.6 billion in-line with 2015 results. …

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