Unibet Group plc - Interim report January - March 2009

Mon, 11 May, 2009 07:30 CET

- Gross winnings revenue amounted to GBP 36.1 (31.3) million for the first quarter of 2009.

- Profit from operations for the first quarter of 2009 amounted to GBP 10.9 (10.3) million.

- Profit before tax for the first quarter of 2009 amounted to GBP 10.7 (2.9) million.

- Profit after tax for the first quarter of 2009 amounted to GBP 10.0 (2.2) million.

- Earnings per share were GBP 0.357 (0.078) for the first quarter of 2009.

- Operating cash flow before movements in working capital amounted to GBP 13.5 (13.2) million for the first quarter 2009.

- Number of active customers at the end of the quarter was 314,977 (288,161).

“Continued strong cash generation”
“Our strong business model and the well balanced product portfolio have resulted in another strong quarter in terms of gross winnings and operating cash flow.”
"During the quarter the number of active customers increased by almost 8 per cent and we have continued our successful geographic expansion.”
“The experience and structure capital that we have gained in our own Sports Book gives us a competitive advantage in many areas and are fundamental in the strength of our brand and our customers user experience," says Petter Nylander, CEO of Unibet.

Today, Monday 11 May 2009, Unibet’s CEO Petter Nylander and CFO Henrik Tjärnström will host a presentation in English at FinancialHearings, Operaterrassen in Stockholm at 9.00 CET.

Please go to www.financialhearings.com to sign in.
For those who would like to participate in the telephone conference in connection with the presentation, the telephone number is +44 (0)20 7806 1968. Confirmation Code: 9453977.
Please call in, well in advance and register.

The presentation is also web cast live on www.unibetgroupplc.com.