Unibet Group plc Year-end report January - December 2004

Wed, 16 Feb, 2005 07:30 CET

· Turnover for the fourth quarter 2004 amounted to GBP 67.2 (42.4) million and for the full year 2004 to GBP 212.0 (143.5) million. · Gross Winnings amounted to GBP 8.3 (5.7) million for the fourth quarter and GBP 24.8 (13.0) million for the full year 2004. Gross Winnings Margin was 12.3 (13.5) per cent and 11.7 (9.1) per cent for the same periods, respectively. · Profit after tax for the fourth quarter increased to GBP 3.1 (2.2) million. Profit after tax for the full year 2004 increased to GBP 8.9 (2.9) million. · Earnings per share were GBP 0.491 (0.387) for the fourth quarter and GBP 1.482 (0.518) for the full year 2004. · Continued strong positive cash flow in fourth quarter of GBP 5.8 (3.1) million and GBP 19.8 (3.7) million for the full year 2004. · The Board proposes a dividend of SEK 9.00 per ordinary Share/SDRs. · AGM to be held on 26 April, 2005. · Plans unveiled today for new mobile gambling platform.

"I am proud to present a solid fourth quarter and full year result for Unibet Group Plc and I am particularly pleased as this is our first year as a listed company.” “It is encouraging to see that key business drivers like turnover, gross win and active customers have grown in all geographical segments, both in sports betting and non-sports betting.” “2004 has been a memorable year, where we almost doubled the gross win over the previous year while listing the company on the Stockholm Stock Exchange and at the same time introducing new products like Supertoto and Poker", comments Pontus Lesse CEO of Unibet. Today, Wednesday 16 February 2005, Unibet’s CEO Pontus Lesse will host a presentation in Swedish at FinancialHearings, Operaterrassen in Stockholm at 12.00 CET. Please go to www.financialhearings.com to sign in.