1. Playtech to pay 150 million euros as special dividend

Playtech to pay 150 million euros as special dividend

Gambling technology company Playtech Plc said on Thursday it would return 150 million euros ($169 million) to shareholders through a special dividend after reporting an 18 percent jump in first-half revenue, helped by strong performance in its gaming division.

By: | Published: August 25, 2016 12:34 PM
The company said it would pay 46 euro cents per share as special dividend on December 6, and also hiked its interim dividend by 15 percent to 11 euro cents. (Reuters) The company said it would pay 46 euro cents per share as special dividend on December 6, and also hiked its interim dividend by 15 percent to 11 euro cents. (Reuters)

Gambling technology company Playtech Plc said on Thursday it would return 150 million euros ($169 million) to shareholders through a special dividend after reporting an 18 percent jump in first-half revenue, helped by strong performance in its gaming division.

The company said it would pay 46 euro cents per share as special dividend on December 6, and also hiked its interim dividend by 15 percent to 11 euro cents.

Playtech, which provides software for sports betting and online casino and poker games, said its revenue for six months ended June 30 rose 18 percent to 337.7 million euros.

($1 = 0.8872 euros)

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