(95,8 CZK, -2,24%) Entertainment Group reported fall in core profits in the third quarter, mainly due to the costs of starting up a lottery business. Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) dropped to 2.3 million euro in the period, down 58.4% on a year ago. Analysts (Bloomberg) had expected EBITDA of 3,91 million euros.
Gross wins for the company were up 9.2% at 23.1m EUR, above the 22.1m EUR predicted by analysts.
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* Reuters cons.