People sign up to King.com to play online games, including television spin-offs such as Deal or No Deal. The London company operates in ten languages and six currencies, and claims to host 350m games a month. The website takes a 25% commission on its pay-to-enter games, but most of its users play for free. This year it will launch games for new platforms, including the Apple iPhone and Facebook. The firm was co-founded by chief executive Riccardo Zacconi in 2003, and its sales have grown 59% a year from £7.4m in 2005 to £29.9m in 2008.

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Company details
Year2009
Rank47
CompanyKing.com
ActivityGaming website operator
LocationCentral London
Average 3 year sales growth59.38%
Latest sales £000s29,949
Staff68
Founded2003
Websitewww.king.com

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