London-listed gaming solutions provider Playtech has raised its interim dividend by 10 per cent after reporting strong revenue and profit growth in the first half of 2017.

Revenue for the period increased by 25 per cent year-on-year to €421.6m, with significantly lower finance costs due to currency exchange fluctuations pushing profit for the period up 82 per cent to €89.0m.

On a constant currency basis, revenue was up 30 per cent, with underlying growth of 10 per cent excluding acquisitions.

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