Gambling is an important sector of the leisure market in terms of employment and its broader economic contribution, both in Great Britain and across the world.
In recent years, the gambling industry has undergone significant change through regulatory and legislative reform, the rise of the internet and new technologies and a range of economic factors.
Rank makes a significant contribution to the UK economy through tax and employment, as well as benefiting the economies of Spain, Belgium and Alderney.
Rank operates in the highly regulated gambling sectors of Britain, Spain and Belgium. Our operating environment is defined in part by the series of laws and regulations laid down in each territory.
Industry data on the gaming and betting markets in Britain and other markets where Rank operates.
|13 May 2013||Completion of Gala Acquisition and IMS (PDF 170 KB)|
|15 Apr 2013||Rank calls for opportunity to make a greater contribution to life in Britain (PDF 235 KB)|
|02 Apr 2013||Sale of Blue Square Bet business (PDF 118 KB)|
|06 Mar 2013||Agreement to acquire Gala Casinos for £179 million (PDF 183 KB)|