Entain plc
("Entain" or "Group")

Update on TAB NZ partnership and 365scores opportunities

Entain plc (LSE: ENT), the global sports betting, gaming and interactive entertainment group, is pleased to provide further detail on both its strategic partnership with TAB New Zealand (“TAB NZ”), and its recent acquisition of 365scores.

Presentations from the members of Entain’s senior management team who are leading these opportunities are available at TABNZ-365scores update.

These opportunities are expected to deliver a combined EBITDA of approximately £15-20m in FY24 and approximately £50m in FY25 for the Group, implying a FY25 EBITDA multiple of 5x for both transactions.

TAB NZ
A presentation from Dean Shannon, CEO of Entain Australia and New Zealand, includes the following key points:

  • A 25-year partnership which commenced on 1 June 2023 and provides unrestricted access to the regulated New Zealand market
  • Significant opportunity to enhance the offering and improve engagement for New Zealand customers and grow the online sports betting market
  • New Zealand betting market of approximately NZ$600 million today, expected to grow by c.35% over five years1
  • Initial consideration of NZ$160 million, with a further NZ$100 million payable subject to legislative geo-blocking implementation
  • 50/50 share of gross profits with the partnership providing support to the New Zealand racing and sports industries, with a minimum NZ$150 million annual commitment in the first five years
  • TAB NZ and New Zealand customers will benefit from Entain Australia’s leading approach to player safety

365scores
A presentation from Sameer Deen, Chief Strategy Officer and President New Ventures, includes the following key points:

  • A leading global sports app with a highly engaged audience of sports fans

  • Top five2 sports app worldwide, and top three2 sports app across Latin America, with approximately 18 million monthly active customers

  • Consideration of $150 million

  • Fully aligned with Entain’s strategy of market and audience expansion through superior sports content

  • Opportunity to drive further growth both directly, as well as more widely for Entain’s brands through enriched data and marketing analytics

Notes
(1) Source: Entain internal estimates
(2) Source: App Annie; 2023 Monthly Active Users

Contact

Investor Relations - Entain plc
David Lloyd-Seed, Chief IR & Communications Officer
Davina Hobbs, Head of Investor Relations
Aimee Remey, VP US Investor Relations
Callum Sims, IR Manager

Media - Entain plc
Lisa Attenborough, Head of Corporate Communications
Jay Dossetter, Head of Corporate PR
Jodie Hitch, PR Manager

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About Entain plc
Entain plc (LSE: ENT) is a FTSE100 company and is one of the world's largest sports-betting and gaming groups, operating both online and in the retail sector. The Group owns a comprehensive portfolio of established brands; Sports brands include BetCity, bwin, Coral, Crystalbet, Eurobet, Ladbrokes, Neds, Sportingbet, Sports Interaction and SuperSport; Gaming brands include Foxy Bingo, Gala, GiocoDigitale, Ninja Casino, Optibet, Partypoker and PartyCasino. The Group owns proprietary technology across all its core product verticals and in addition to its B2C operations provides services to a number of third-party customers on a B2B basis.

The Group has a 50/50 joint venture, BetMGM, a leader in sports betting and iGaming in the US. Entain provides the technology and capabilities which power BetMGM as well as exclusive games and products, specially developed at its in-house gaming studios. The Group is tax resident in the UK and is the only global operator to exclusively operate in domestically regulated or regulating markets operating in over 40 territories.

Entain is a leader in ESG, a member of FTSE4Good, the DJSI and is AA rated by MSCI. The Group has set a science-based target, committing to be carbon net zero by 2035 and through the Entain Foundation supports a variety of initiatives, focusing on safer gambling, grassroots sport, diversity in technology and community projects. For more information see the Group's website: www.entaingroup.com

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