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Block Listing Application

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888 Holdings plc
19 February 2021


19 February 2021

888 Holdings Plc

("888" or "the Group")


Block Listing Application

888 (LSE: 888), one of the world's leading online betting and gaming companies, announces that applications have been made to the London Stock Exchange ("LSE") and Financial Conduct Authority (the "FCA"), respectively, for the admission of 6,000,000 ordinary shares of £0.005 each ("Ordinary Shares"), fully paid, to trading on the main market for listed securities of the LSE and to the premium segment of the Official List of the FCA. When issued, these Ordinary Shares will rank pari passu with the existing issued ordinary shares of the Company.

These Ordinary Shares are being reserved under a block listing and will be allotted from time to time pursuant to both the exercise of share options and certain share awards under the 888 Long Term Incentive Plan 2015 of the Company.

Admission of the Ordinary Shares is expected to be effective on February 22, 2021.

This notification is provided in accordance with paragraph 3.3.5R of the Listing Rules

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Enquiries and further information

888 Holdings Plc

+350 200 49 800

Yariv Dafna, Chief Financial Officer

Hudson Sandler -

Alex Brennan

Bertie Berger

Andy Richards

+44(0) 207 796 4133


About 888 Holdings Plc:

888 Holdings plc (and together with its subsidiaries, "888" or the "Group") is one of the world's leading online betting and gaming companies.  888 listed on the on the Main market of the London Stock Exchange in 1997. 888's mission is to supply its customers with innovative and market-leading online betting and gaming products, above all in a safe and secure environment. Safer gambling is a core focus for the Group and, at the beginning of 2020, 888 launched its 'Safer. Better. Together' safer gambling strategy and commitments.

888 has been at the forefront of the online gaming industry since foundation in 1997, leveraging its proprietary technology to provide to players and B2B partners an innovative and world-class online gaming experience.

During 2019 888 was named Casino Operator of the Year at the prestigious EGR industry awards and, in 2020, the company was proud to be recognised at the 2020 Gaming Intelligence awards as winner in the Casino Operator of the Year category. In 2020, 888 also won two prestigious awards for its poker platform at the 2020 Poker Listings Operator Awards in the Most Improved Software and Best Beginner Software categories.

The Group is structured into two lines of business: B2C, under the 888 brands, and B2B, conducted through Dragonfish, which provides partners a leading platform through which to establish an online gaming presence and monetise their own brands in a safe and responsible manner.

888's consumer facing websites offer more than just online betting and gaming. They are entertainment destinations: places where people can enjoy a truly interactive experience and be part of an online community that shares common interests. 888's strong and trusted brands are all accessible through

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