Playtech is a market leader in the gambling and financial trading industries. Founded in 1999 and listed on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange, Playtech has more than 5,000 employees in 13 countries.
Playtech is the gambling industry’s leading software and services supplier with more than 130 licensees globally, including many of the world’s leading regulated online, retail and mobile operators, land-based casino groups, government sponsored entities such as lotteries, and new entrants opening operations in newly-regulated markets.
* Adjusted numbers relate to certain non-cash and one-off items including amortisation of intangibles on acquisitions, professional costs on acquisitions and irrecoverable deposit and professional fees on abandoned acquisitions, finance costs on acquisitions, change in fair value of available-for-sale investments in the income statement, non-cash accrued bond interest, provision against irrecoverable cash and additional various non-cash charges.
** Final dividend of 18.9 €cents is subject to shareholder approval at the forthcoming annual general meeting.
"Whilst 2015 was an incredibly busy year for Playtech, our operational performance was stronger than ever, delivering reported revenues up 38% and up 26% on an underlying basis. We have many opportunities for further growth, both organically and through M&A, and have confidence in strong growth in 2016 and beyond"
Playtech’s strategy of organic development, new business, targeted acquisitions, strategic agreements and joint ventures has enabled it to maximise opportunities created by the significant changes afoot in the online gambling industry.
Support organic growth
Attract new licensees
Extend our lead by increasing product, service and distribution capability
Improve quality of earnings through greater regulated market penetration
Acquisitions remain key
Consumers today live and play in a world without limitations, and so do we.
A user’s experience should be the same no matter what the content, where it is accessed from, when it is played, or on whatever device they play on.
Playtech offers the industry’s most extensive portfolio of best-performing omni-channel casino content and progressive jackpot network, delivering more than 500 of the most innovative and exhilarating titles across all channels, platforms and devices.
Playtech’s live dealer platform and products are designed to provide the most authentic, omni-channel gaming experience supported by a leading back-end platform that uses the latest business intelligence marketing technology.
Playtech Sports delivers the complete next generation, omni-channel solution for any sportsbook requirement offering the ultimate experience for operators and their players.
Playtech’s diverse and growing virtual offering combines the latest 3D game graphics with highly sophisticated simulation technology across a wealth of sports, including horse racing, tennis and football.
Playtech delivers the industry’s most complete omni-channel bingo offering, allowing players to access and enjoy the same seamless, personalised experience across any platform, channel, and device, using one wallet and one account.
Playtech offers an unrivalled omni-channel poker offering across all channels, platforms and devices, deployed on the industry-leading iPoker network, the largest .com and regulated network of its kind in the world.
Playtech Retail provides the industry’s most complete next generation, omni-channel solutions for land-based venues, offering operators and their players the ultimate, seamless gaming experience.
"Our Gaming division continues to lead the industry and drive growth, driven by Playtech’s enhanced IMS forming the infrastructure underpinning our pioneering omni-channel offering, which is gradually becoming the standard for the retail and online gaming industry, with our Financials division taking Playtech into a new, high-growth vertical"
"The strength of our operational performance has translated into a strong financial performance for the year with revenue and adjusted EBITDA up 38% and 22% respectively"
Chief Financial Officer