Facing an uncertain future following the enforced closure of its e-Games Café operations, Philippines-based gaming technology provider PhilWeb has reported a 7 per cent increase in revenue to P850.0m (€16.4m) for the first half of 2016.

The company attributed the year-on-year revenue increase to its e-Games Cafés business and last November's launch of sports betting content.

Previously limited to a single stand-alone kiosk and available in less than a 100 e-Games sites, PhilWeb said that the inclusion of sports betting in the e-Games platform attracted new visitors to the venues. Recently, it paid out its largest sports betting payout to date of P7.2m.

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