Ladbrokes may not have been able to find a way to make ends meet in Italy, but Leisure & Gaming had no such problems last year, when Italian customers spent €47m on joining poker tournaments, compared to €2.7m in 2008. A record 67% year-on-year growth in full-year 2009 operating profit to €2.5m, from €1.5m the previous year, left L&G contentissimo with the growth of its BetshopItalia business. Read more.
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