Feb 9 (Reuters) - New Zealand casino operator SkyCity Entertainment Group on Friday posted a nearly 8 percent rise in underlying profit helped by a recovery in its international business.
Normalised or underlying profit was NZ$90.3 million ($65.24 million) compared to NZ$83.7 million a year ago. Revenues for the six months-ended Dec. 31 rose about 4 percent to NZ$545 million.
The company announced an interim dividend of 10 New Zealand cents per share.
$1 = 1.3841 New Zealand dollars Reporting by Chandini Monnappa in Bengaluru; Editing by Elaine Hardcastle