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Rank Group’s transformation programme helps boost H2 profits

Following what it described as a ‘tough first half’ to the year, Rank Group has reported that its operating profits have climbed by 20% as detailed in the group’s H2 2018/19 results (6-month period ending 30 June 2019).  While the operator explained that its full-year profits had taken a 22% hit since last year, dropping from £50.1m to £39m, Rank …

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Rank Group confirms departure of Ian Burke as Chairman

Further to publishing its Q3 2018/19 trading update, the governance of London-listed Rank Group Plc has this morning disclosed that Ian Burke will not stand for re-election as Corporate Chairman. Updating investors, Rank informs that Burke has submitted a personal notice informing governance of his decision to end his 8-year tenure as Rank Group Chairman. Rank governance informs that Senior …

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Rank trials Immotion immersive VR at Grosvenor Casino Manchester

UK legacy gambling operator Rank Group Plc is set to trial the immersive virtual reality technology of Immotion Group Ltd, seeking to deliver one-of-kind experiences to its UK venue customers. Agreeing terms on a revenue share deal, Rank will initially trial an Immotion VR pod within its Grosvenor Casino Manchester property showcasing Immotion’s ‘VR Racing Challenge’ simulator game. Should the …

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Self-exclusion and credit check failures cost Rank Plc £500,000

Issuing a market update, the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has fined London-listed gambling operator Rank Group Plc £500,000 for failing to meet standards on customer gambling protections. A UKGC investigation has revealed that Rank failed to interact with a customer who displayed ‘problematic behaviour’ whilst wagering at Rank Interactive property GrosvenorCasinos.com The customer is reported to have lost £1 million …

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Rank targets corporate turnaround following year of all-round declines

The governance of London-listed The Rank Group Plc is turning its attention towards a recovery plan, following a “challenging year for the group,” primarily impacted by the poor performance of its Grosvenor Casino venues, which saw full-year pre-tax profits slip 41.4 per cent to £46.7m (2017: £79.7m). Grosvenor properties recorded a  6.1 per cent revenue decline for the year ending June 30 to £373m …

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Grosvenorsport recruits World Cup winner for upcoming season

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Grosvenorsport.com has announced a legendary last minute signing, with Sir Geoff Hurst getting enlisted by the online bookmaker to help launch Grosvenor Goals for the 2018/19 season. Hurst, who famously scored a hat-trick in the 1966 World Cup final, will be providing weekly picks, blogs, and other content as a brand ambassador for Grosvenor Goals, which gives users the chance to win …

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Rank appoints John O’Reilly as new Chief Executive

The governance of FTSE 250 gambling firm Rank Group Plc has this morning confirmed the appointment of John O’Reilly as  Chief Executive Officer, replacing outbound Henry Birch as its corporate leader. A 25-year industry leadership veteran, John O’Reilly joins Rank from William Hill Plc, where he served as Non-Executive Director (2017-2018). Furthermore, O’Reilly previously led and grew Ladbrokes’ digital operations …

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Rank issues profit warning as adverse weather impacts venue performance

The governance of Rank Group Plc has today issued a corporate profit warning, detailing that its Grosvenor Casino and Mecca Bingo venues have been negatively impacted by adverse UK weather conditions recorded during Q1 2018. Updating the market, Rank details that March’s snowstorm has impacted customer activity/engagement with its UK Grosvenor and Mecca properties. The London-listed gambling group details a …

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Yggdrasil announces UK expansion with Rank Group

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Yggdrasil Gaming’s expansion strategy continues further still, after a new agreement with Rank Group was announced. Under the terms of the deal, the Malta headquartered online and mobile casino games supplier is to provide its full portfolio of titles to the British gaming company. Rank Group, who operate the Mecca and Grosvenor Casinos brands, will enjoy access to slots such …

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Grosvenor Casinos donates Fulham shirt sponsorship

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Grosvenor Casinos, main team partner for Fulham Football Club, has donated its front of shirt logo space back to the club ahead of the clubs charity match this weekend. Players of the Craven Cottage based side will now wear shirts emblazoned with the Fulham Football Club Foundation (FFCF) logo, instead of the club sponsor. Aaron O’Sullivan, Head of Marketing (Digital) …

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