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U.K. gambling companies drop on credit-card ban

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By Steve Goldstein

Shares of U.K. gambling companies including 888 Holdings /zigman2/quotes/206991878/delayed UK:888 -4.82% , William Hill /zigman2/quotes/201135907/delayed UK:WMH -1.47% and Flutter Entertainment /zigman2/quotes/208882914/delayed UK:FLTR -1.56% lost ground Tuesday as the U.K. Gambling Commission announced it would ban them from accepting payments on credit cards . The commission cited data showing 800,000 U.K. customers use credit cards to gamble and 22% of online gamblers who use credit cards to gamble are classed as problem gamblers. The ban is due to go into effect on April 14.

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U.K. gambling operators pressured by credit-card ban

/zigman2/quotes/206991878/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
118.40 p
-6.00 -4.82%
Volume: 309,153
April 1, 2020 4:35p
P/E Ratio
9.49
Dividend Yield
6.00%
Market Cap
£453.21 million
Rev. per Employee
N/A
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/zigman2/quotes/201135907/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
67.14 p
-1.00 -1.47%
Volume: 14.07M
April 1, 2020 4:35p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
3.96%
Market Cap
£595.30 million
Rev. per Employee
N/A
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/zigman2/quotes/208882914/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
7,174.00 p
-114.00 -1.56%
Volume: 443,334
April 1, 2020 4:35p
P/E Ratio
39.37
Dividend Yield
0.93%
Market Cap
£5.71 billion
Rev. per Employee
N/A
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