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OPAP to purchase TCB Holdings stake for €50m
OPAP has signed a preliminary agreement to acquire a 36.75% stake in TCB Holdings, the company which owns the Stoiximan Group,...
MGM Resorts agrees $275m Hard Rock Rocksino deal
MGM Resorts (MGM) is set to acquire operations of the Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park, Ohio, from MGM Growth Properties (MGP)...
LeoVegas acquires 51% stake in Malta-based esports operator
The LeoVegas Group has acquired 51% of shares in esports betting operator, Pixel Holding Group Ltd, for €1.5m ($1.7m). LeoVegas has made the...
Playtech announces sale of Plus500
Playtech has sold its entire holding of 11.4 million ordinary shares in trading platform Plus500, after acquiring the company back in...
Churchill Downs concludes Ocean Downs deal
Churchill Downs has completed the acquisition of the remaining 50% of the casino at Ocean Downs and Ocean Downs Racetrack in...
Penn National given green light for Pinnacle deal
Penn National Gaming has secured regulatory approval from the Missouri Gaming Commission (MGC) for its pending acquisition of Pinnacle Entertainment. The $2.8bn...
Eldorado completes Grand Victoria Casino acquisition
Eldorado Resorts has completed its $327.5m cash acquisition of the Grand Victoria Casino. Gary Carano, Chairman and CEO of Eldorado, called the...
Genius Sports’ new owner to pursue international expansion
Sports data and technology provider Genius Sports Group is set to be acquired by Apax Partners. Apax Partners, an independent global partnership,...
Gamenet Group acquires GoldBet securing dominant position in Italy
Gamenet Group has entered into an agreement to acquire fellow Italian operator GoldBet for €265m ($310m), a deal which sees the...
Twin River to merge with Dover Downs and become a PLC
Twin River Worldwide Holdings is to merge with fellow operator Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment. Twin River is based in Rhode Island,...
Golden Entertainment to purchase two Nevada casino resorts
Golden Entertainment is to acquire two new casinos in Laughlin, Nevada from fellow operator Marnell Gaming. Marnell Gaming will sell the Edgewater...
Caesars acquires Centaur Holdings for $1.7bn
Caesars have finalised the acquisition of property holding company, Centaur Holdings, for $1.7bn. The deal will see the Las Vegas casino...
Caesars finalises Octavius Tower sale
Caesars Entertainment has completed the sale of the Octavius Tower to real-estate investment trust VICI Properties for $507.5m. The property will be...
PaddyPower Betfair completes US business merger
PaddyPower Betfair and FandDuel have confirmed the completed merger of their US businesses, creating the largest online sports destination in the...
Better Collective leads German market with Bola Webinformation takeover
Better Collective, the Danish-based affiliate in the European online gambling market, has become the “leader in German speaking markets” through the...
Indiana approves Caesars $1.7bn purchase of Centaur Gaming
The Indiana Gaming Commission has approved $4.5bn in casino acquisitions, including Caesars Entertainment Corp.'s $1.7bn purchase of the Indianapolis-based Centaur Gaming and...
Aliitzei Consortium agrees Tote acquisition
The Alizeti consortium and Betfred have entered into a deal worth up to £150m for UK bookmakers the Tote. According to a...
Paddy Power Betfair agrees FanDuel acquisition
UK and Ireland sports betting operator Paddy Power Betfair has announced the signing of an agreement to combine its US business...
Churchill Downs enters US online sports betting sector
US-based racing, gaming, and online entertainment company, Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) has announced that it will be entering the online sports...
Paddy Power Betfair declares interest in FanDuel
UK-based bookmaker business Paddy Power Betfair has announced its interest in expanding its own US operations through an arrangement with FandDuel,...
Cherry AB increases its stake in Almor
Online gaming company Cherry AB has announced a decision to acquire an additional 7.5% share in Maltese company Almor Holding Limited,...
MGM to sell Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas for $214m
MGM Resorts International has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement for the sale of its Mandarin Oriental Las...
Catena Media acquire gg.co.uk for £2m
Catena Media, the Malta-based financial lead generators, announced their latest acquisition of UK-based gg.co.uk, a horse racing focused...
Sportech agrees €3.25m sale of its Dutch business
Sports betting company Sportech has announced the intended sale of its Dutch based business Sportech Racing BV, to RBP Luxembourg for...
The Stars Group buys Sky Betting & Gaming for $4.7bn
Worldwide online gaming business, The Stars Group, has announced what could be one of 2018s biggest corporate acquisitions, agreeing a $4.7bn...
PlayUp acquisition spree continues with ClassicBet
The fantasy sports company PlayUp Australia Limited has announced that it has acquired the online gaming operator ClassicBet during a month...
Eldorado Resorts to spend $2bn on acquisitions
Eldorado Resorts, Inc. has announced that an agreement has been reached to acquire Tropicana Entertainment Inc. in a $1.85bn cash transaction...
XLMedia acquire WhichBingo for undisclosed fee
XLMedia, the Jersey-based online gaming media specialists, has announced the acquisition of WhichBingo, the UK-headquartered online bingo reviews website, for an...
Wynn Resorts to sell Wynn Boston Harbour to MGM?
Embattled casino developer Wynn Resorts is reportedly in discussions relating to a possible sale of its $2.5bn casino development under construction...
Catena Media acquires German BrokerDeal.de for €3.6m
Malta based performance marketing company, Catena Media, has announced its expansion into the German affiliates market, by acquiring BrokerDeal.de for a...
Ball Street CEO exclusive: Gambling companies are “almost in denial” over advertising regulation
Yggdrasil Chief Studio Officer: More branded slot games are a "definite possibility"
Two-Up Digital CEO: "The sports betting product is boring and is in need of excitement"
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