Britain's Top 100 Entrepreneurs 2014: No. 42= - Phil Cronin, Tombola

The internet gaming entrepreneur is worth £90m.

by Philip Beresford
Last Updated: 24 Oct 2014

In 2000, Phil Cronin set up Tombola.com, which is dedicated to offering online games. The Sunderland-based Cronin family has been involved in bingo for 50 years and the new online operation made £9m profit on £39.86m sales in 2012-13.

Age: 50
Activity: Internet gaming
Wealth: £90m
Latest turnover: £40m
Five-year rise in turnover: 100%
No. of employees: 220
Five-year rise in employment: 124%
Score: 143

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