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.
Activity: Internet gaming
Latest turnover: £40m
Five-year rise in turnover: 100%
No. of employees: 220
Five-year rise in employment: 124%