Notice of EGM
24 November 2021
888 Holdings Plc
("888" or "the Company")
Notice of Extraordinary General Meeting ("EGM")
888 (LSE: 888), one of the world's leading online betting and gaming companies, announces that the Notice of an EGM (the "Notice"), to be held on Thursday 16 December 2021 at 9:00 CEST (8:00 BST), has been published to the Company's website http://corporate.888.com. The EGM will be held at the offices of the Company at Suite 601/701, Europort, Europort Road, Gibraltar. A copy of the Notice is also available for inspection at the National Storage Mechanism and has been posted to shareholders.
The Board is convening the EGM to propose a resolution (the "Proposal") to relocate the Company's place of central management and control, and consequently its tax residence, to the United Kingdom (the "Relocation"). Notwithstanding this, the Company will continue to be a public limited company registered in Gibraltar under the Gibraltar Companies Act 2014. The Relocation has been approved by the Company's Board of Directors (the "Board") but is conditional on shareholders of the Company approving the Relocation and the adoption of new Articles of Association of the Company.
Please refer to the Notice for details on how to vote by proxy.
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Enquiries and further information:
888 Holdings Plc
+350 200 49 800
Itai Pazner, Chief Executive Officer
Yariv Dafna, Chief Financial Officer
+44(0) 207 796 4133
About 888 Holdings Plc:
888 Holdings plc (and together with its subsidiaries, "888" or the "Group") is one of the world's leading online betting and gaming companies. 888's mission is to develop state-of-the-art technology and products that provide fun, fair and safe digital gambling products to players globally. Safer gambling is a core focus for the Group and, at the beginning of 2020, 888 launched its 'Safer. Better. Together' safer gambling strategy and commitments.
888 has been at the forefront of the online gaming industry since its foundation in 1997, leveraging its proprietary technology to provide players and B2B partners an innovative and world-class online gaming experience.
In 2020, the company was proud to be recognised at the 2020 Gaming Intelligence awards as the winner in the Casino Operator of the Year category. In 2020, 888 also won two prestigious awards for its poker platform at the 2020 Poker Listings Operator Awards in the Most Improved Software and Best Beginner Software categories.
The Group is structured into two lines of business: B2C, under the 888 brands, and B2B, conducted through Dragonfish, which provides partners a leading platform through which to establish an online gaming presence and monetise their own brands in a safe and responsible manner.
888's consumer facing websites offer more than just online betting and gaming. They are entertainment destinations: places where people can enjoy a truly interactive experience and be part of an online community that shares common interests. 888's strong and trusted brands are all accessible through www.888.com.
Find out more about 888 at http://corporate.888.com/.