7th January 2020 | By contenteditor Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter 888 set to hit 2019 targets after strong finish to year 888 Holdings has said it is on track to achieve adjusted earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) in line with expectations for 2019, after the online gaming operator was boosted by a record revenue performance in December. Email Address 888 Holdings has said it is on track to achieve adjusted earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) in line with expectations for 2019, after the online gaming operator was boosted by a record revenue performance in December.Although the operator did not publish any figures, it said in a post-close trading update that its performance during the 12 months to 31 December, 2019 was underpinned by ongoing success with its Orbit casino platform and further growth in sports betting.In terms of casino, 888 said though poker remained challenging over the past year, it was pleased with the first-phase roll out of its new Poker 8 poker platform in the second half of the year.888 plans to add a number of new product features to the platform in 2020, as well as rolling out the final-phase platform across all poker markets.Focusing on geographical performance, 888 said that it continued to increase revenue in the UK as a result of efforts to engage with recreational customers. In Italy, 888 saw further growth during the second half of the year, primarily due to the continued success of its casino business.For the Spanish market, 888 noted that the launch of competitors’ shared poker liquidity networks between Spain, Portugal and France impacted revenue in the country. However the operator said it was encouraged by the early performance of its shared liquidity network between Portugal and Spain, which launched in July.In addition, 888 highlighted continued progress in the Swedish and Romanian regulated markets throughout the past year, resulting in the percentage of revenue generated from regulated markets increasing year-on-year.“The group has delivered solid progress in the second half of the financial year underpinned by continued momentum in casino and sport,” 888 chief executive Itai Pazner said. “We are very encouraged by the growth in new customers during 2019 with a record of more than one million new customers signing up to 888’s brands during the year.”Following the acquisition of Irish sports betting operator Betbright in March, Pazner added that the operator will continue to invest to support its long-term growth plans.“The post-merger integration plan is progressing in line with expectations and 888 remains on track to launch its first proprietary sport product during the first half of 2020,” he said. “New product development has remained a key focus and competitive advantage for 888 and the success of our Orbit platform across multiple regulated markets during 2019 has been a major achievement for the group.“We have delivered a strong recovery in our UK business underpinned by a clear and unwavering focus on entertaining recreational customers in a safe and secure environment. Continuous investment in further enhancing responsible gaming processes and tools across all markets will remain a key focus for the group.“888 has entered 2020 with good momentum across several regulated European markets and, underpinned by further investment in our team, marketing and product development, we remain focused on achieving further progress in the US.” Topics: Casino & games Finance Sports betting Strategy Poker Tags: Card Rooms and Poker Casino & games AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter
every year after the Spring Festival, the industry is looking for work in the peak period, many entrepreneurs are also looking for investment projects at this time to carry out entrepreneurial work. National Union employment and entrepreneurship assistance month will start in February 18th after the year, providing a number of entrepreneurial employment assistance.
2016, the National Federation of Trade Unions employment and entrepreneurship assistance month to start the ceremony and promote the economic development of the Yangtze River Economic Belt large-scale recruitment of Investment Fair will be held in Luzhou in February 18th. Reporters learned from the event, this is the first time the Union held a ceremony in the capital city. By then, there will be Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai and other provinces and cities of some enterprises and employment service agencies to Luzhou attended the ceremony, and participate in on-site recruitment, school enterprise docking and labor cooperation talks and other activities.
the ceremony will be held on February 18th at 10 in the morning, held in the city of Luzhou Olympic Park basketball hall. The site will also be held on the same day in Luzhou Olympic Park ping pong stadium. In addition, the Luzhou investment promotion project will be held on the afternoon of February 18th at the giant ocean hotel conference center. It is understood that the event will be the largest compared with the previous session, there are 6 provinces and cities to determine the recruitment of enterprises to provide more than 1.3 jobs, more than 142.
the "national union employment assistance month" activities to encourage entrepreneurship and innovation, improve the quality of employment, service grassroots workers, promote scientific development as the theme, is committed to solve the majority of urban laid-off workers, rural labor transfer and other personnel needs of the job and employment needs of enterprises, improve the quality of employment, boost the overall development our city economy society. During the period of employment assistance activities, the city will also be synchronized with rich content and various forms of trade unions of Luzhou employment assistance activities, for the majority of job seekers "to send jobs to send send send skills, entrepreneurial projects, advocacy services".
the concern is that in the recruitment of the enterprise after careful screening, selection of harmonious labor relations, labor norms integrity of the enterprise recruitment admission, pays great attention to the choice of entrepreneurial enterprises, new enterprises, ecological business park, especially electricity supplier, logistics, domestic enterprises to participate in activities. Trade unions on the recruitment of enterprises in the strict implementation of labor laws and regulations, employee benefits and other aspects of the proposed requirements.