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Caesars Entertainment completes Rio Casino sale
Caesars Entertainment has completed the sale of its Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino for $516.3m, including certain fees, expenses and $40m...
Century Casinos receives approval for Eldorado casino acquisitions
Century Casinos has received approval from the Missouri Gaming Commission to acquire the Isle Casino Cape Girardeau and Lady Luck Caruthersville...
Better Collective sell shares to fund further M & A
Affiliate Better Collective has raised SEK 312m ($32.8m) through a directed share issue of four million new shares, earmarking the figure...
FDJ acquires payment service provider
Française des Jeux (FDJ) has signed a deal with Idinvest Partners to acquire Bimedia, a software publisher that specialises in point...
Eldorado-Caesars merger approved by shareholders
Shareholders of Eldorado Resorts and Caesars Entertainment have agreed to combine the two companies in a cash and stock merger. In June,...
Should gaming firms always strive to become public companies?
It’s human instinct to crave recognition once a certain level of success has been attained. For a business, it’s much the...
DraftKings takeover reports unsurprising – but don’t expect too much too soon
In late October, Diamond Eagle Acquisition was said to be in advanced talks to purchase DraftKings. The acquisition firm, reportedly founded by...
Genting on Authentic acquisition: Live casino will be worth €2.5bn in Europe
This week, Genting reached an agreement with LeoVegas to purchase its subsidiary Authentic Gaming, for €15m ($16.7m) on...
Diamond Eagle reportedly in advanced talks to acquire DraftKings
Diamond Eagle Acquisition is said to be in advanced talks to purchase DraftKings. Both Reuters and Bloomberg have reported the company’s interest...
Genting outlines live casino plans with Authentic Gaming acquisition
Genting has agreed to purchase Authentic Gaming from LeoVegas for €15m ($16.7m) on a debt-free basis. LeoVegas reports this will provide a...
Analysis: Strength through unity for IGT and Scientific Games in Brazil
You can just hear an executive uttering the phrase "teamwork makes the dream work," after IGT and Scientific Games were this...
GiG enters Croatian market with Top Games acquisition
Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has acquired 75% of the shares in Croatian company Top Games, which can legally operate in Croatia...
Sportradar director: Optima acquisition a "springboard for innovation"
Following Sportradar's acquisiton of omni-channel platform business Optima, Gambling Insider caught up with Paolo Personeni, Sportradar's Managing Director MTS (Managed Trading Services). With...
Sportsbet.io announced as Flamengo’s new shirt sponsor
Brazilian football club Flamengo has agreed a deal with Sportsbet.io for the operator to become its new shirt sponsor. The crypto-currency sportsbook...
Full House Resorts partners Wynn Resorts in Indiana and Colorado
Full House Resorts has entered online and mobile sports wagering agreements with Wynn Resorts throughout Indiana and Colorado. Both of the new...
Fox Bet signs multi-year partnership with MLB
Fox Bet has signed a multi-year deal to become an authorised gaming operator of Major League Baseball (MLB). Fox Bet will now...
San Manuel Casino becomes founding partner of Allegiant Stadium
San Manuel Band of Mission Indians has become the founding partner of Allegiant Stadium and the Las Vegas Raiders, starting in...
Red Tiger CEO: Operator mergers will inevitably cause more supplier consolidation
As the ink begins to dry on the £197m ($247.5m) deal signed by NetEnt and Red Tiger Gaming, Gambling Insider exclusively caught...
UFC and IMG Arena launch new live sports betting product
UFC and IMG Arena have come together to launch UFC Event Centre, a sports betting product which will present new opportunities...
Sportradar acquires Optima
Sportradar has confirmed the acquisition of omni-channel platform business Optima. The acquisition is effective immediately, although the data supplier has not revealed...
Churchill Downs to purchase Kentucky race track for $46m
Churchill Downs has signed an agreement to acquire Turfway Park in Florence, Kentucky from Jack Ohio, an affiliate of Jack Entertainment...
Where does Flutter – Stars Group merger leave William Hill?
Once upon a time, Paddy Power, Betfair, Sky Betting & Gaming (SBG), Ladbrokes, Coral, William Hill and Bet365 were all separate...
Analysis: The US is where Flutter – Stars Group merger really pays off
Maybe the news Flutter Entertainment agreed to acquire Stars Group wasn’t a shock to some investors. But a merged gaming company...
Analyst: Flutter – Stars Group synergy projections "aspirational at best"
Julian Buhagiar, Co-founder of RB Capital, has warned investors to expect a slow transition after Flutter Entertainment and Stars Group announced...
Flutter Entertainment reaches agreement to acquire Stars Group
Flutter Entertainment has reached an agreement to acquire Stars Group, creating a merged entity which would have generated £3.8bn ($4.66m) in...
Unibet launches sportsbook in Pennsylvania
Unibet has ventured into its second US market, opening its Pennsylvania sportsbook through a partnership with Mohegan Sun Pocono. Unibet launched its...
Opinion: DraftKings should look into acquiring Football Index
It is three years since DraftKings launched its daily fantasy sports (DFS) product in the UK. To date, it hasn’t had...
Unibet signs sponsorship deal with New Jersey Devils
The National Hockey League’s (NHL) New Jersey Devils has signed a multi-year sponsorship deal with Unibet. The sponsorship with Unibet will include...
Monaco announces BetCity as official Russian betting partner
French Ligue 1 football club AS Monaco has announced BetCity as its official Russian betting partner for the next two seasons. The...
SG Digital CEO: Sports betting performing even better than I thought it would
SG Digital CEO Jordan Levin caught up with Gambling Insider to discuss the supplier’s movements across Europe and the US, as...
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