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‘Perfect Companion’ Coral launches Connect App

In time for the start of a new European football season, UK bookmaker Coral has announced that launch of its ‘Connect App’ available to download in the Apple App and Google Play stores. First launched in 2014, Coral Connect has formed an integral part of the bookmaker’s successful omni-channel initiative bridging customer engagement across its digital and retail assets, which …

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Debt burden sees Gala Coral post £49 million losses ahead of Ladbrokes merger

As UK gambling operator Gala Coral Group (Coral) prepares for its £2.3 billion merger with rival Ladbrokes, the company presented its latest H1 2016 results (28-week period ending 9 April), reporting core metric growth throughout all its products. Despite its strong core metric performance, Coral would report H1 interim losses of £49 million as the company looks to reduce its …

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Gala Coral sees Q1 earnings increase by 59%

Updating the market on its Q1 2016 performance (16 week ending January 2016), Gala Coral Group (Coral) have reported net revenues of £333.3 million representing a £47.1 million or 16% uplift on Q1 2014 performance. After adjusting for regulatory impacts,  Gala Coral governance reported Q1 2016 EBITDA of £23.1 million or 59% ahead of last year. Improved football results contributed significantly …

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Online performance boosts Gala Coral’s quarter

Gala Coral has bucked a trend by announcing good trading figures for the group’s third quarter period, ending 4 July. Net Revenue of £305.0m was 6% ahead of last year, and EBITDA of £65.7m was up 8%, boosted by continued growth in Online and Gala Retail. The figures are despite the £7.2m extra costs of gaming machines caused by an …

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Playtech to hire 600 staff as it prepares for major omni-channel push

Industry leading software and services provider Playtech, has announced today that it is looking to add a further 300 employees to its 4000 global workforce in the next eight months, as the company looks to roll-out several large scale omni-channel projects in the UK and emerging markets. Playtech has outlined that it will look to significantly grow its investment and …

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Gala Coral reports strong opening to 2015 as Interactive drives performance

Gala Coral reported a strong start to 2015, as the operator saw strong multi-channel growth recording Total Group EBITDA of £67.3 million for Q1 2015, up 11% on 2014 £60.5 million. The operator highlighted its strong interactive performance as the driver for its positive Q1 results as the division saw revenue performance up 27% to 45.6 million. Its increased revenue …

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Coral broadcasts Connect Card TV advert

Gibraltar based bookmaker Coral has launched its second TV advertising campaign featuring comedian impressionist Darren Farley and UFC model Carly Baker. The TV advertisement focuses on Coral Connect Card, which allows Coral customers to collect online winnings through their retail stores.  The advertisement features the tagline ‘Win Online. Collect On The High Street’ and music from 1990’s dance anthem ‘Gonna …

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Coral go big on football

UK sports betting operator,Coral announced  its biggest ever football trading offer: A guarantee to offer the top price on every team to win the top four divisions in England, the top two Scottish leagues and the big four European leagues (Serie A, La Liga, Ligue 1 and Bundesliga). Coral will match or better the top price on every team across …

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