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888 Holdings plc

15 April 2021

15 April 2021

888 Holdings Plc

("888" or "the Group")

888 establishes new ESG Board Committee

888 (LSE: 888), one of the world's leading online betting and gaming companies, announces the establishment of a new Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) Committee of the Board (the "Committee") effective immediately. T he Committee will be chaired by Non-executive Chairman Jon Mendelsohn. Senior Independent Director Anne de Kerckhove and Non-executive Director Mark Summerfield will also be members of the Committee.

The Committee will provide Board-level oversight of 888's ESG strategy, targets and progress against key performance indicators.

Jon Mendelsohn, Chairman of 888 and Chairman of the ESG Committee, commented: " As a Board, we are committed to ensuring that issues such as safer gambling, the climate change agenda, diversity and inclusion, and community engagement are consistently incorporated into the Group's strategy and decision making. The creation of this Committee demonstrates 888's firm commitment to continuous ESG improvements and ensuring sustainable and ethical best practice across the Group's activities. "

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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's mission is to develop state-of-the-art technology and products that provide fun, fair and safe digital gambling products to players globally. Safer gambling is a core focus for the Group and, a t 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 its foundation in 1997, leveraging its proprietary technology to provide players and B2B partners an innovative and world-class online gaming experience.

In 2020, the company was proud to be recognised at the 2020 Gaming Intelligence awards as the 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 www.888.com .

Find out more about 888 at http://corporate.888.com/ .

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