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GVC Joins US National Council on Problem Gambling funding ‘major new study’

The governance of FTSE-listed gambling group GVC Holdings has confirmed that it has become a syndicated partner of the US Council on Problem Gambling’s ‘Presidents Circle’. Joining the Council and expanding its presence as a US market stakeholder, GVC governance confirms that it will help fund ‘a major new study into the prevalence of gambling in the US and potential …

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New look GVC shows its digital muscle as governance targets growth on global scale

Publishing its interim 2018 results (six-month period ending 30 June), FTSE-listed GVC Holdings displays its enlarged capacity as digital and European growth helps override tough UK retail trading conditions. Presenting its first report incorporating the assets of Ladbrokes Coral (acquisition officially completed on 28 March 2018), GVC records group revenues of £1.1 billion. In its report, GVC governance highlights its …

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GVC & MGM to create “one of a kind” platform for US expansion

As anticipated FTSE-listed GVC Holdings has this morning confirmed the establishment of its 50-50 US joint venture with MGM Resorts International (MGM). Updating the market, GVC governance states that the joint-venture will significantly expand its US position granting direct access to regulated US states, with both venture parties securing ‘meaningful early mover advantages.’ “With a proven track record as partners-of-choice, …

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GVC Holdings to unveil ‘MGM Masterstroke’ next week

Sky News has this morning reported that FTSE-listed gambling group GVC Holdings is set to unveil it’s $/£ multi-million US strategic partnership with MGM Resorts International next week. According to city insiders, GVC governance is finalising plans on a long-term 50-50 joint venture with MGM Resorts, considered the US’ largest casino operator. Both parties will commit an initial $100 million …

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Enlarged digital capacity sees GVC publish strong H1 2018 guidance

The governance of FTSE100 GVC Holdings has today published an ‘H1 2018 Post Close Trading Update’ outlining the firm’s enlarged capacity/performance, having completed the acquisition of Ladbrokes Coral last March. The pro-forma guidance reports ‘positive growth trends’ across its core metrics and KPIs, as the enlarged operator reports a +8% increase in Group NGR during H1 2018. The enlarged FTSE …

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GVC Holdings and Ladbrokes Coral – The story so far

After securing a near majority approval of its shareholders to proceed with the proposed acquisition of Ladbrokes Coral Plc, GVC Holdings has further receivgo-aheado ahead of its investor counterparts at the FTSE100 betting  group. The transaction is now set to be forwarded on to the United Kingdom’s High Court for final judgement (target date 23 March) It has, however, been …

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GVC Holdings hits top form as Ladbrokes Coral says Yes to takeover

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FTSE-listed online gambling group GVC Holdings has achieved growth across its verticals despite undertaking significant corporate adjustments in its takeover pursuit of Ladbrokes Coral Plc. Publishing its audited full-year 2017 results (period ending 31 December), GVC records a 17% increase in group net gaming revenues (NGR) of €925 million (FY2016: €794 million). For its 2017 trading, GVC highlights the continued …

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GVC expects top profits following strong 2017 finish

FTSE online gambling group GVC Holdings has this morning informed investors that it expects its full-year corporate earnings to be at the top end of management expectations having finished 2017 trading strongly. Issuing its Q4 2017 trading update (period ending 31 December), GVC reports daily group net gaming revenues of €2.2 million up 24% on corresponding Q4 2016 daily NGR …

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GVC set for £4bn Ladbrokes Coral takeover

FTSE online gambling group GVC Holdings has today detailed its proposed bid for bookmaker Ladbrokes Coral Plc, putting forward a takeover deal that could be worth up to £4 billion, creating a new multi-channel, multi-market gambling group. Bringing clarity to its initial bid (first announced 7 December), GVC’s proposition values Ladbrokes Coral at 160.9p per share, equating to approximately £3.2 billion. However, deal …

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