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French gaming operator Pari Mutuel Urbain (PMU) has reported a 1 per cent drop in turnover to €2.52bn for the first quarter of 2018, with its core horse racing offering impacted by adverse weather conditions.

Shares in operator LeoVegas climbed more than 12 per cent in Stockholm Thursday after the company revealed that it expects to generate annual revenue of at least €600m by 2020.

Stockholm-listed live dealer specialist Evolution Gaming has reported a 30 per cent increase in revenue to €51.6m for the first quarter of 2018, representing the company's 18th consecutive quarter of growth.

London-listed gaming supplier GAN has recorded a marginal year-on-year fall in average revenue per daily active user during the first quarter of 2018, offset by a significant increase in active player days.

Shares in UK casino and bingo operator Rank Group slumped by more than 14 per cent in London Thursday after the company revealed a disappointing performance from its land-based businesses during its financial third quarter ended April 1st.