In addition to reinstating a final dividend of 4.5 cents, 888 Holdings has sanctioned an additional one-off dividend of 2.0 cents per share following the company’s strong performance in 2012 which saw profit after tax soar to US$35.4m.
888 said that 2012 had been a record year for the company, with the success of its customer offering and targeted marketing overcoming a backdrop of global economic uncertainty.
“2012 was an exceptional year for 888,” said 888 CEO Brian Mattingley. “The ongoing focus on our core strengths and the customer proposition, coupled with the very positive effects of our targeted marketing campaigns, has led to tremendous growth in player numbers and record results."
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