Greek gaming operator OPAP has reported a marginal 0.7 per cent increase in total revenue to €897.6m for the third quarter of 2013, the company’s first year-on-year revenue increase in three years.

Under new management following the sale last month of the Greek government’s 33 per cent stake to Emma Delta, OPAP said that the revenue grew by 0.7 per cent to €897.6m following twelve consecutive decline quarters. Gross gaming revenues were up 0.5 per cent to €293.2m.

“The Q3 revenues stabilization indicates a promising restart for the company that comes along with the recent undertaking of our duties,” said OPAP’s newly appointed chairman and CEO Kamil Ziegler.

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