London-listed operator GVC Holdings has reported a 14 per cent increase in net gaming revenue to €120.0m for the first half of 2015, although the company warned that player activity in Greece had softened following the recent imposition of capital controls by the government which has restricted the movement of funds.

GVC said it was record trading performance during the six month period, with sports betting wagers increasing 19 per cent to €823m.

Despite a decline in sports margin to 8.9 per cent as a result of customer-friendly results, down from 9.9 per cent a year ago, sports betting net gaming revenue (NGR) rose 5 per cent year-on-year to €54.6m.

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