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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 +0.46% , William Hill /zigman2/quotes/201135907/delayed UK:WMH +0.95% and Flutter Entertainment /zigman2/quotes/208882914/delayed UK:FLTR +0.05% 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
174.40 p
+0.80 +0.46%
Volume: 119,703
July 9, 2020 11:11a
P/E Ratio
19.73
Dividend Yield
2.82%
Market Cap
£637.46 million
Rev. per Employee
N/A
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/zigman2/quotes/201135907/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
117.00 p
+1.10 +0.95%
Volume: 943,848
July 9, 2020 11:30a
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
8.89%
Market Cap
£1.24 billion
Rev. per Employee
N/A
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/zigman2/quotes/208882914/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
10,710.00 p
+5.00 +0.05%
Volume: 39,432
July 9, 2020 11:32a
P/E Ratio
59.75
Dividend Yield
0.62%
Market Cap
£16.61 billion
Rev. per Employee
N/A
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