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Aristocrat Online Revenues Surge

Australian betting giant Aristocrat has published its full year 2014 financial results, noting that digital revenues have soared, contributing to company wide gains.

Key financial indicators for the full year 2014 were:

  • Online revenues of $47.5 million;

  • Net profit after tax up 10.2 percent to $118.1 million;

  • Earnings per share up 6.7 percent to 20.7 cents;

  • Revenue rose by 6.9 percent to $870.3 million, (excluding Japan revenue, an increase of 13 percent);

  • On a net basis, a loss of $16.4 million following a debit related to the sale of the firm’s lottery business;

  • Market gains in shrinking North American land gaming sector sales;

  • Land machines installed rose 20 percent to 9,071 in North America;

  • In Japan the pachinko slot sector slipped, resulting in a 6.2 dip in units shipped to that country;

  • The release of the firm's next big game - Black Lagoon 2 - has been delayed by a rework caused by regulatory changes;