The British business media this week reports that one of 888 Online Casino Gambling Group’s top multi-millionaire shareholders is about to be appointed as a member of its board of directors.
Aharon Shaked is the former Israeli dentist who founded 888 Holdings Plc. in 1997, along with his brother Avi. Others who were included in the venture are members of the Ben-Yitzhak family, also an Israeli family. Despite their cashing in of GBP 103 million at the time that firm floated on the London Stock Exchange last year, the Shaked brothers still retain shares with a value of GBP 311 million.
The media reports claim that 888 Holdings is thought of as being the world’s third largest Internet gaming group. It also is the owner of massive online casinos Reef Club Online Casino and Casino On Net and online poker room Pacific Poker.
Online gamers in the United States are believed to generate fifty-five percent of its revenue.