Internet betting group Unibet has released its latest financial results, noting a 38% Jump in earnings for the second quarter.
Key financial indicators for the quarter ending June 30th, 2014 were:
Earnings up 38 percent to GBP 16.7 million
Revenue up 24 percent to GBP 77.1 million.
Active customers up more than 33 percent quarter-on-quarter at 610,000.
World Cup football betting made up GBP 16 million of the company's GBP 31.9 million Q2 overall sports betting revenues.
Mobile wagering contributed 47 percent of overall sportsbook revenue, and live betting delivered 64.6 percent of turnover.
Continued success in Western Europe, which provided GBP 16.2 million, or over half sports betting revenues - almost doubling in terms of y-o-y growth.
Nordic activity rising - up 22 percent to GBP 12.2 million.
On the negative side, Central, Eastern and Southern European markets declined 21 percent to just GBP 2.6 million.
Gaming business (including online casino and poker) increased by 15 percent to GBP 45.2 million, but the poker element lagged, declining 45 percent y-o-y to GBP 1.7 million, a situation the company hopes to reverse with a new standalone poker offering designed strongly for the recreational player.