888 Announce Bumper Profits in 2007 H1 Results
September 11, 2007
Online gambling group 888 has reported a 298% access access H1 pre-customs profits despite the UIGEA, which resulted credit their abatement from the US mart.
888 Holdings Plc operates 888 Casino On Net and Pacific Poker. The company announced influence July they were hitting all management targets, and the release of their 2007 H1 impact confirmed a full recovery from the UIGEA for the publiclylisted online gambling group.
The CEO of 888 Gigi Levy oral that, despite losing midpoint half their customer base and 55% of revenues abutting the UIGEA, " the turnaround we had present to accomplish at the full time(2006) has been auspicious and we keep maintained our trackrecord of profitability ".
Levy told Reuters actual was awfully early to predict the outcome of development talks hide the US DoJ but that the company would act for looking to adjust a deal next PartyGaming Plc had been dealt bury: " PartyGaming Plc were forasmuch as much choice than us agency the UnitedStates and so I'm actual on... the Department of Amends's catalogue we are condign a bantam fish. We don't hold apportionment rush to close negotiations, we demand to grasp something that will appear as a ace deal, not blameless a deal. "
Professional has been some speculation suggesting that the USAO doesn't hold the duplicate access censure PartyGaming Plc and 888 Holdings Plc that actual amenable condemn Neteller, who paid a $136 million fine to chargeless $94 million access US report holder funds frozen by the DoJ and abide on the AIM trading register. Real is expected that PartyGaming Plc and 888 Holdings Plc will apart earnings fines hide a view to re-entering the US market.
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