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11 January 2016

Trading update to 31 December 2015
Date of preliminary results for 2015

GVC Holdings PLC (AIM:GVC), a leading e-gaming operator in both b2c and b2b markets, today provides the following trading update for the 12 months to 31 December 2015.

Trading Overview

  • Net Gaming Revenue ("NGR") for the year amounted to €247.7 million (€679k per day) up 10.2% on 2014 (€224.8 million, €616k per day),
  • NGR in Q4-2015 was €65.5 million (€712k per day) up 10% on Q4-2014 (€59.5 million, €647k per day),
  • On a constant currency basis NGR in Q4-2015 was 21.3% higher than in Q4-2014
  • Sports wagers for the year amounted to €1.68 billion (€4.6 million per day), up 14.9% on 2014 (€1.46 billion, €4.0 million per day),
  • Sports wagers in Q4-2015 amounted to €456 million (€5.0 million per day), up 13.6% on Q4-2014 (€402 million, €4.4 million per day).

Trading KPIs per quarter:

Average per day in €000's Q4-2015 Q4-2014 % Change Q1-2015 Q2-2015 Q3-2015
Sports wagers 4,959 4,366 13.6% 4,558 4,544 4,371
Sports margin 9.1% 9.0%
9.0% 8.7% 9.9%
Sports NGR 320 303 5.6% 313 299 337
Gaming NGR 392 344 13.9% 352 372 330
Total NGR 712 647 10.0% 665 671 667
Total NGR, constant currency basis 712 587 21.3%      

 

Preliminary results for 2015

It is expected that the preliminary results for 2015 will be released in the week commencing 11 April 2016.

Kenneth Alexander, Chief Executive of GVC Holdings plc, said:

"I am delighted to report yet another set of strong numbers as 2015 year ended very positively for GVC. The Board and I would like to thank all our staff for their hard work and continued focus. With the shareholders of both GVC and bwin.party digital entertainment plc ("bwin.party") having voted overwhelmingly for the acquisition of bwin.party on 15 December 2015 and with completion expected on 1 February 2016, and the enlarged GVC Group expected to be admitted to the Main Market on 2 February 2016, we are enthusiastic to commence the integration of the businesses and to continue to drive shareholder value for investors in the enlarged Group."

 

For further information:

GVC Holdings PLC  
Kenneth Alexander, Chief Executive +44 (0) 1624 652 559
Richard Cooper, Group Finance Director  
   
Cenkos (NOMAD and Broker to GVC) Tel: +44 (0) 20 7397 8900
Mark Connelly  
Stephen Keys  
Camilla Hume  
   
Bell Pottinger (PR Adviser to GVC) Tel: +44 (0) 20 3772 2500
David Rydell, James Newman
Anna Legge, Laura Jacques  

 

About GVC Holdings PLC

GVC Holdings PLC is a leading e-gaming operator in both b2c and b2b markets. Its core brands are CasinoClub, Betboo and Sportingbet. The Group has around 700 employees/consultants and is headquartered in the Isle of Man and has licenses in Malta, Denmark, UK, South Africa, and the Dutch Caribbean.

Further information on the Group is available at www.gvc-plc.com

 

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