888 Holdings Plc Statement: Nevada Gaming Commission approves Dragonfish

Following the announcement of 10 March 2011 888 can confirm that, on 24 March 2011, the Nevada Gaming Commission considered and approved the application for a finding of suitability concerning Caesars Interactive Entertainment, Inc.’s supplier relationship with Dragonfish.

The application relates to state law in Nevada that covers Nevada gaming companies conducting gaming outside the state of Nevada.

Gigi Levy, Chief Executive Officer of the Company, stated “We are pleased with the successful outcome of this review by the Nevada Gaming Control Board and Nevada Gaming Commission.  We look forward to our continued relationship with Caesars.” 


Contacts and enquiries

Gigi Levi, Chief Executive Officer +350 200 49800
Aviad Kobrine, Chief Financial Officer +350 200 49800

Ann-marie Wilkinson/Andrew Benbow +44 (0)20 7920 2344

Notes to Editors

On 11 September 2009, Dragonfish, the Company’s independent B2B division, announced a long-term agreement with Caesars Interactive Entertainment, Inc. (‘CIE,’ formerly known as Harrah’s Interactive Entertainment, Inc.), a subsidiary of Caesars Entertainment Corporation. (‘Caesars,’ formerly known as Harrah’s Entertainment, Inc.), to provide services to support the UK launch and roll-out of CIE’s World Series of Poker and Caesars Casino brands.

Caesars, which is registered with the Nevada Gaming Commission (‘NGC’), submitted to the NGC and the Nevada State Gaming Control Board (‘GCB’) an application for a finding of suitability concerning CIE’s supplier relationship with Dragonfish (the ‘Application’).