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888 Chairman Brian Mattingley wants fair fight for bwin.party

Speaking to The Times, 888 Holdings Chairman Brian Mattingley stated that he remains confident that his firm would win in its pursuit of bwin.party Entertainment, against the increased takeover bid of GVC Holdings. Mattingley who replaced Executive Chairman Richard Kilsby in May, told The UK newspaper that he expects a clean and fair fight for bwin.party operations, as GVC increased …

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Brian Mattingley takes over as 888 Holdings Executive Chairman

Following its Annual General Meeting (AGM), 888 Holdings confirmed a number of governance changes to its board. As confirmed at the start of 2015, 888 Holdings officially announced the retirement of Richard Kilsby as Executive Chairman after nine years’ service to the operator. Kilsby will be replaced by Brian Mattingley who steps down as company CEO to take over the …

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888 eyes potential acquisitions for sports betting boost

Speaking to the Daily Telegraph 888 CEO Brian Mattingley has stated that company governance is on the lookout for potential acquisitions to boost its sports betting division and to replace lost earnings caused by Point of Consumption (POC) duty impacts. Mattingley who had turned down an acquisition offer from William Hill at the start of 2015, had on Tuesday announced …

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888 delivers record breaking 2014 performance

888 Holdings has announced ‘another record-breaking year’, as the operator posted its 2014 full year performance, with reported growth on all top line metrics. The igaming operator was able to record revenue increases in both of its key product divisions, as B2C saw a 11% jump to $391 million (FY 2013: $352 million) and B2B increased 32% to $64 million …

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888 ends William Hill takeover talks

Israeli igaming operator 888 Holdings has revealed that it has ended takeover discussions with William Hill Plc. The operator stated that the negotiations had been terminated due to significant differences in value and pricing as William Hill offered 888 Plc 200 pence per share. 888’s shares jumped more than 20% last Friday after it said it had received a takeover …

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888 sees revenues up 13% in H1 2014

888 Holdings posted 13% rise in yearly revenues to $225 million (£135 million) for its H1 2014 results. The igaming operator said its record performance was driven by strong growth across B2C product channels, which accounted for $193 million of company revenues. 888 Holdings adjusted earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation rose by 27% to $49 million (£29.5 million) …

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Brian Mattingley –sports betting is a big opportunity for 888

Speaking to industry and financial analysts at the 888 Holdings’ ‘Earnings Call’ on Tuesday 5 August, CEO Brian Mattingley and Chief Operating Office Itai Frieberger gave further insight into the operators ambitions with regards to its sports betting product – 888 Sports. 888 Gaming’s Emerging Offering channel, which incorporates its 888Sport sportsbook, saw an increase of 15% to $7m for the second …

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Record turnover as 888 post strong 2013 performance

888 Holdings published its earnings report for 2013, the results saw a positive performance for 2013 as the operator generated a record turnover. 888 Holdings posted a full year revenue of $401 million (€290.6 million), the figure represent a 7% increase on the $376 million posted by 888 Holdings for 2012. 888 holdings B2C division, contributed the majority of revenue …

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