Universal Entertainment has recorded revenue figures of YEN28.6bn (£187.2m/€220.4m/$261.1m) for the first half of 2021, representing a 56.4% decrease on the same time last year.
YEN14.00bn came from the sales of gaming machines, although this decreased significantly from 2020 by 71.4%. A further YEN14.10bn was generated from integrated resorts, with Tiger Resorts Leisure and Entertainment – which reported its results last month – contributing YEN8.0bn. YEN537m came from other or unallocated sources.
Expenses declined, but not enough to prevent the operator from making a loss.
Sales expenses dropped to YEN16.43bn, decreasing 38.4%. General and administrative expenses also fell to YEN20.95bn.
The company made an operating loss of YEN14.19bn for the first half of the year, with a Covid-19-enduced state of emergency declared in most prefectures of Japan a contributing factor. After accounting for income taxes, net losses totaled YEN16.93bn.
Gaming machine losses were YEN2.32bn, integr..