Part of the large group News Corporation and owned by the infamous Rupert Murdoch, News Group Newspapers cover some of the biggest and most popular British Newspapers. The firm run the Times, The Sunday Times and The Sun which remains the most read British newspare with more than 7 million readers each day.
News International group (the other name for News Group Newspapers), enter the bingo industry by launching the sunbingo.co.uk in 2003 through Tombola propriatery software and network. in 2008, after a bold move from Tombola and subsquent dispute on the ownership of the networks players.
News Group Newspapers then switched to Gamesys in 2008 who now power the sunbingo operation and services through Entertaining Play Limited.
The firm is lead by Mike Darcey who took up the position of CEO in 2013 following the phone hacking scandal. News corp revenue amounted to $33,405 Million in the year ending in 2011. In 2007, the Guardian reported that sunbingo's revenue rised to £3.8 Million.
The latest Annual Accounts submitted to Companies House for the year up to 01/07/2012 reported 'cash at bank' of £1,848,000, 'liabilities' worth £1,554,327,000, 'net worth' of £1,809,552,000 and 'assets' worth £2,673,464,000. News Group Newspapers Limited's risk score was amended on 30/04/2013.
A few facts:
- 1.6m full colour copies produced in an hour by our 19 presses across the country
- Zero! NI Group Ltd was the first UK national newspaper group to go carbon neutral in 2008
- 34% of all national newspaper advertising revenue in the UK can be attributed to NI Group Ltd
- 72% of adults in Britain are in touch with NI Group Ltd titles or their related websites