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Aristocrat purchases Plarium for $500m
Australian casino and mobile game developer Aristocrat has revealed it has agreed a $500m deal to acquire Israeli gaming company Plarium. ...
GTA casinos awarded to Great Canadian and Brookfield
A 22-year exclusive deal for the operation of several Grand Toronto area casinos in Canada has been made. The new deal...
Blackstone and CVC Capital Partners cement Paysafe acquisition
Blackstone and CVC Capital Partners have agreed a deal to acquire Paysafe for £2.96bn. This latest acquisition for Blackstone...
Australian Crown Casino up in profit due to Macau stake sale
Australian casino giant Crown Resorts has reported an annual net profit of AUD1.9bn, almost doubling last year results. However, this was...
Betway joins forces with controversial affiliate program provider
Affiliate network BetWay Partners has confirmed that it is transferring control of its revenue share affiliate accounts to controversial affiliate program...
Blackstone's spree on gaming-focused businesses
Earlier this week, investment firm, Blackstone announced the acquisition of Clarion Events from private equity funds managed by Providence Equity Partners...
HK-listed Suncity buys 34% Vietnam casino stake
Hong Kong-listed Suncity Group Holdings Ltd said on Thursday it is purchasing 34% of a casino project for HKD600 million...
Kambi Group signs sportsbook deal with Bulgaria’s National Lottery
Malta-based Kambi Group announced on Thursday it had signed a multi-year deal with Bulgaria’s National Lottery, under which it will provide...
Clarion Events acquires events group Affiliate Summit
Clarion Events has acquired Affiliate Summit for an undisclosed figure in a bid to reinforce its presence in the affiliate marketing...
Caesars takes new steps to emerge from bankruptcy
Caesars Entertainment is one step closer to emerging from Chapter 11 bankruptcy, with shareholders on Tuesday voting to form a new...
Fulham FC signs sponsorship deal with grosvenorcasinos.com
Fulham Football Club has today announced the signing of a two-year sponsorship deal with online operator grosvenorcasinos.com. The new deal...
SportPesa enters Italian iGaming market
Kenyan sports betting operator SportPesa has announced the acquisition of a 75% majority shareholding in RCS gaming, a licensed gaming operator...
Intralot signs $5m extension deal with Vermont Lottery
Gaming solutions provider Intralot has announced a renewal of its current contract with the Vermont Lottery from 1 July, 2017, through...
GIG strengthens hand in the Nordics with STK Marketing acquisition
Gaming Innovation Group (GIG) has agreed to acquire all assets in one of Scandinavia’s largest affiliate networks, STK Marketing, for a...
DraftKings/FanDuel merger scrapped following federal ruling
The proposed merger between DFS heavyweights DraftKings and FanDuel has officially been cancelled; a month after the Federal Trade Commission (FTC)...
Private equity firm to make offer for shuttered AC casino
A New York based private equity firm is preparing an offer to buy a shuttered casino in Atlantic City, according to...
BetConstruct signs deal with Spanish sportsbook PASTÓN.es
European gambling technology provider BetConstruct has signed an agreement to provide its sportsbook technology to Spanish online operator PASTÓN.es. ...
FanDuel may walk away from merger with DraftKings
US DFS operator FanDuel is reportedly considering abandoning its proposed merger with fellow DFS heavyweight DraftKings after the US government announced...
Scientific Games purchases Red7Mobile Ltd
Global game developer Scientific Games has announced the acquisition of UK-based iGaming provider Red7Mobile Ltd for an undisclosed fee. ...
ACCC applies for Federal Court review of Tabcorp-Tatts merger
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has filed a new legal challenge demanding a ‘further judicial review’ of the A$11bn...
ActiveWin MD Warren Jacobs – The timing was right for us and Nektan
Following the announcement that Nektan has acquired full control of its subsidiary Nektan Marketing Services from Betfred Founder Fred Done and...
GLI Group acquires NMi Gaming
iGaming testing and assessment provider GLI Group has today announced the acquisition of fellow testing and compliance provider NMi Metrology &...
Nektan acquires full control of Nektan Marketing Services
International mobile gaming platform and content provider Nektan has just acquired full control of its subsidiary Nektan Marketing Services from Fred...
Catena Media snaps up Bettingpro.com
Affiliate network Catena Media has continued on the acquisition trail with the purchase of Bettingpro.com. The reported purchase price is...
Norwich City announce LeoVegas as the club’s new main sponsor
Mobile gaming and sports betting operator LeoVegas will become Norwich City’s principal partner for the next three seasons, with the company’s...
William Hill to sponsor St Leger festival
UK bookmaker and sports betting operator William Hill have today announced the signing of a three-year deal with Arena Racing Company...
Ajax partners with KB88 as its Asia betting partner
Amsterdam’s Dutch Eredivisie football club AFC Ajax has announced a new partnership with Asian focused online bookmaker KB88 as the clubs’...
Catena Media purchases German affiliate network
Online affiliate network company Catena Media has announced another affiliate acquisition with the purchase of iGaming affiliate sites belonging to German...
US Federal Trade Commission seeks to block FanDuel-DraftKings merger
Daily fantasy sports (DFS) titans FanDuel and DraftKings have seen their planned merger dealt a significant blow as the US Federal...
Tabcorp/Tatts merger approved by Australian authorities
The long running merger saga between Tabcorp and Tatts Group reached a stunning conclusion today when the Australian Competition Tribunal (ACT)...
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