LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM–(Marketwire – Sept. 21, 2010) – Next-generation online poker room PKR (www.pkr.com) has been named as the UK’s most successful technology company in the 2010 Sunday Times Tech Track 100.
The Sunday Times Tech Track 100 ranks Britain’s private tech companies with the fastest-growing sales over the latest three years. The 2010 report, published in the Sunday Times on 19th September, ranked PKR in first position with a yearly sales growth of 356.44% for the period 2006/7 to 2009/10. This growth rate was almost double that of the second placed company and saw revenues increase from £347,000 to over £33,000,000.
Malcolm Graham, CEO of PKR said; “We’re absolutely delighted to be ranked number one in the 2010 Sunday Times Tech Track 100, it’s a hugely prestigious award. To come out ahead of some truly world class technology companies is a testament to the hard work that our talented team have put in over the past three years.”
Now in its tenth year, previous winners of the annual Sunday Times Tech Track 100 league table include The Hut Group, Cambridge Broadband and Optos.
Founded in 2004 by serial entrepreneur Jez San, PKR is headquartered in Camden, London and now employs over 100 staff. It has over 4 million registered users and has won numerous awards including ‘Hotshot Operator of the Year’ at the 2008 E-Gaming Review Awards and ‘Poker Operator of the Year’ at the 2010 International Gaming Awards.
Further information about the Sunday Tech Track 100 league table can be found here:
About PKR (www.pkr.com)
PKR is a revolutionary new concept in online poker that has changed the way the game is played.
Featuring stunning real-time 3D graphics and a uniquely engaging and immersive gaming system, PKR brings an unparalleled and previously unseen level of realism to online poker.
Developed by some of the brightest stars in the video games and poker industries, PKR continues to be the most innovative poker room in the world.
For more information on PKR, please visit http://www.pkr.com or contact Jen Delaney.
PKR screenshots are available for the press at http://www.pkr.com/en/game-info/environments/. High resolution imagery is available on request.