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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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SG Gaming unites with Mecca for new venture

Scientific Games Corporation has announced that the Company’s SG Gaming UK division has partnered with Mecca Bingo to supply its terminals to a number of their new Luda venues. Luda brings a brand-new concept to the arcade and bingo sector, providing players with the opportunity to enjoy bingo and slots in a relaxed and sociable environment with a café-style food …

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Henry Birch hands notice as Rank leader

Issuing a short corporate statement, FTSE-listed gambling operator Rank Group Plc has confirmed the departure of Henry Birch as Group Chief Executive. Updating the market, Rank governance informs that Birch has handed-in his 12-month notice, and will be joining UK highstreet retailing group Shop Direct as new Chief Executive. Rank governance has begun the executive search for Birch’s replacement and …

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Rank Group posts solid H1 growth through digital muscle & venue efficiencies

Publishing its half-year H1 2017/18 results (6-month period ending 31 December), FTSE-listed gambling operator Rank Group Plc has detailed continued digital growth combined with solid returns from its venues performance. Updating the market, Rank reports strong financial KPI growth for its trading period, declaring group adjusted profits of £40 million, up 17% on corresponding H1 2016/17’s £34.5 million. The FTSE …

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Tough ‘venues’ condition sees Rank Group up digital presence

Ahead of its Annual General Meeting, London-listed gambling operator Rank Group Plc has issued a 16-week trading update (period ending 15 October). The gambling operator has stuck by its full-year guidance, despite facing tough ‘venue conditions’ in 2017. In its latest trading update, Rank would sustain a like-for-like group revenue increase of 2%. The company detailed that growth was primarily …

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Top of the shop as Mecca hosts bingo bonanza

Colleagues of Mecca Bingo and the Rank Group have combined to set a new world record for the largest game of office bingo. In total 235 people participated in a quick fire game at their Maidenhead headquarters, smashing the previous best of 97 in the Philippines which stood for five years. Caroline Webb, spokesperson for Mecca Bingo, said: “We had …

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IWG rolls out instant win titles across 888’s bingo network

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Instant Win Gaming (IWG) has agreed a deal to deliver its popular blockbuster titles Slingo and Cashbuster to 888 Bingo. This is the first major operator deal for IWG since Leon Thomas joined the company from Rank Group subsidiary Mecca Digital, where he served as Chief Operating Officer (COO). Working out of IWG’s London base as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO), …

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Playtech extends decade-long partnership with Mecca Bingo

Updating the market, Playtech Plc has confirmed that it has renewed principal online bingo and games supplier terms with Rank Group Plc subsidiary Mecca Bingo, the firm’s biggest online bingo partner. The FTSE-listed gambling technology supplier was pleased to renew its ‘more than a decade long’ partnership with Mecca Bingo, turning the brand into a leading online bingo destination for …

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Rank Group reports flat revenues as governance reaffirms full-year expectations

Issuing an ‘Interim Management Statement’, FTSE-listed UK gambling operator Rank Group Plc (Rank) has reported that it expects to post ‘flat revenues’ revenues for its trading update for the 15-week period to 9 October. Ahead of its Annual General Meeting, Rank the operator of Grosvenor Casinos and Mecca Bingo halls reiterates its full-year target expectations. Publishing a brief trading update, …

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Mecca Bingo ‘knows the feeling’ with Louise Redknapp

Rank Group subsidiary Mecca Bingo will launch its new high coverage UK marketing campaign with TV personality Louise Redknapp. Redknapp who is currently appearing on BBC’s ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ (series 14), will front Mecca Bingo’s new ‘We Know the Feeling’ UK nationwide campaign which will launch on multiple advertising formats. Updating the market, Mecca Bingo stated that the high-visibility campaign …

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