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Buoyed by its eighth consecutive quarter of growth, Greece’s OPAP has reported revenue of €1,042.5m for the second quarter of 2015, on the back of a strong performance from its numerical games offering, as well as the full consolidation of Hellenic Lotteries.

After another strong financial performance from the AIM-listed operator, GVC Holdings said Friday that the company is determined to play an important role in the continuing consolidation of the online gaming sector.

The introduction of the UK’s Point of Consumption tax and the newly-introduced European Union VAT charges have hit 888’s revenue and earnings for the first half of 2015, with profit after tax falling almost 50 per cent during the period.

Despite posting a 6 per cent decline in total revenue to €296.5m, digital entertainment said Friday that it had made progress on its non-core assets disposals and other cost saving initiatives, helping the company record a profit for the first half of 2015.

Stockholm-listed live dealer gaming specialist Evolution Gaming has said that increased uptake in the mobile variants of its live dealer casino games, coupled with expansion in regulated markets, has contributed to a 49 per cent leap in revenue for the first half of the year.

Toronto-listed gaming supplier NYX Gaming Group posted record revenue for the second quarter of 2015, with further growth expected from the company’s strong development pipeline which has 28 customers being prepared for launch.

Playtech acquisition target Plus500, the AIM-listed CFD provider, has reported a 20 per cent increase in revenue to US$127m for the first half of 2015, despite generating lower revenue in the second quarter due to a combination of quieter markets and the temporary suspension of trading activity in its UK business.

Central European land-based and online betting operator Fortuna Entertainment Group has seen net profit fall by 47 per cent to €4.8m for the six months ended June 30th, a period which saw the company shut down its Malta-based offshore gaming platform FortunaWin.

Irish bookmaker Paddy Power has reported a 33 per cent increase in group operating profit to €80.1m for the first half of 2015, following strong performances from its online, retail and Australian businesses.

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