Gaming company Aristocrat Leisure (ASX:ALL) reported a 14% YoY increase in NPATA to $659M for H1 2023.

This was attributed to strong performance in the Gaming Americas segment, Pixel United's resilience during challenging market conditions and effective strategic investment in talent and technology.

Group revenue increased to $3.1B - a 12.2% rise in reported terms and 4.7% in constant currency compared to the prior corresponding period.

The company declared a fully franked interim dividend of 30¢ a share, up 15.4% on the 26¢ dividend paid in the same period last year.