GIBRALTAR, April 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
- FT1000 list ranks European companies with highest percentage growths from 2012-2015
- Lottoland ranks:
- Top 2 gaming companies and leading lotto betting company
- Top 10 of its official category ("European Travel & Leisure industry")
- Top 30 British companies
- Top 100 with respect to number of employees
- Ranking highlights continuous, rapid and exponential growth for the Gibraltar-based innovator
Leading online lottery betting company Lottoland has claimed its position as the 128th fastest growing company in Europe according to the Financial Times' FT1000 report.
Through an innovative betting on lotteries model, Lottoland offers its customers unparalleled choice and value versus traditional lottery companies, and it is this that has paved the way for its success and phenomenal growth. The company enjoyed 820% revenue growth for the period 2012-2015, as reported in the FT1000 results. But Lottoland is not stopping there; its 2016 figures look even better with over 100% year-on-year growth.
Lottoland's position as top lotto betting and second gaming company in the rankings also demonstrates its extraordinary growth compared to other operators in the industry. Within its official category (European Travel and Leisure) it also outranked well-known giants such as Spotify, Zalando's and Just Eat.
Lottoland features as the 27th highest-ranking United Kingdom-based organisation and is the only company from Gibraltar.
Lottoland is the only company in the lotto space to have made this list. The ranking is yet further evidence of how far Lottoland has come in establishing itself as the leading online lottery-betting operator. Its unique insurance model, which protects its business against large payouts and gives customers access to the largest lottery jackpots in the world, is light-years ahead of other players.
Regarding the FT1000 report, Lottoland CEO Nigel Birrell, commented, "We're delighted to have proven our place among the fastest growing companies in Europe. Our strong growth rates show no sign of slowing and we're incredibly excited to see what else we can achieve in the coming months and years."
Notes to editors
Since launching in 2013, Lottoland has grown rapidly to become a world leader in the online lotto betting sector. Innovation, coupled with the freedom to offer players a unique and enhanced lottery betting experience, has been key to the company's success.
Lottoland boasts a range of exciting options that set it apart from the competition. By using an insurance-backed business model, Lottoland can offer features such as DoubleJackpot, allowing players to double their jackpot winnings on any lottery.
Players are able to bet on the outcomes of the biggest lotteries from around the world, with mega jackpots available seven days a week. Major draws available with Lottoland include the EuroMillions, EuroJackpot and America's PowerBall and MegaMillions lotteries.
The Gibraltar-based business is active in 12 markets, has over 270 employees, more than 5.5 million customers worldwide and achieved revenues in the region of €300m in 2016. Lottoland is licensed and regulated by the Government of Gibraltar, the UK Gambling Commission, the Republic of Ireland National Excise License Office and the Northern Territory's Racing Commission in Australia.
SOURCE Lottoland, Gibraltar