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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...
MGM Growth Properties acquires Hard Rock property for $1.06bn
Gaming real estate investment company, MGM Growth Properties LLC has announced the agreement of a deal to purchase the Hard Rock...
Pennsylvania awards fifth mini-casino licence
Regulators from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) have awarded the state’s fifth mini-casino licence to the Mountainview Thoroughbred Racing Association...
Better Collective thinking globally whilst acquiring locally
Better Collective has confirmed its expansion into its domestic market of Denmark by confirming the acquisition of all Danish affiliate activities...
Virgin buys iconic Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas
UK billionaire and boss of Virgin, Sir Richard Branson has signed a deal to purchase the iconic Hard Rock Hotel and...
Catena Media acquires U.S based affiliates BonusSeeker.com
Catena Media have announced their next step in growing their US iGaming affiliate presence by acquiring New Jersey based affiliates BonusSeeker.com. Catena...
GVC/ Ladbrokes Coral deal clears final hurdle in High Court
The multi-billion pound takeover of Ladbrokes Coral by global gaming firm GVC Holdings cleared its final potential obstacle late last night...
The Meruelo Group receives approval for SLS acquisition
A multi-million dollar acquisition of the ailing SLS Las Vegas Hotel & Casino by gaming and media company The Meruelo Group...
Wynn reduces stake in Wynn Resorts
Embattled former Wynn Resorts CEO and founder Steve Wynn, who was forced to resign from his role as the companies CEO...
Double thumbs up for Penn National Gaming following approval from regulators
US casino operator, Penn National Gaming has confirmed that it has received approval from both the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board and...
ARC acquires majority stake in Vermantia
Arena Racing Company, the largest racecourse group in the UK has acquired a majority stake in multi-channel content solutions provider Vermantia. The...
GVC takeover of Ladbrokes Coral approved by CMA
The multi-billion pound takeover of bookmaker Ladbrokes Coral by rival gambling firm GVC Holdings has been approved by the Competition and...
Sportech abandons sale process
Sports betting technology supplier Sportech have announced the discontinuance of plans to sell the business following detailed discussions with a number...
Better Collective makes first acquisition of 2018
Affiliate network Better Collective has made its first business acquisition of 2018, agreeing a ‘seven-figure’ acquisition of Finnish affiliate network Premium...
Las Vegas Sands sells Bethlehem casino for $1.3bn
Worldwide casino resort operator, Las Vegas Sands Corporation, has confirmed the agreement of a $1.3bn deal to sell its Sands Casino...
GGA Las Vegas announces latest award sponsors
Gambling Insider is proud to announce the latest Global Gaming Awards Las Vegas sponsors for the 2018 ceremony. Ahead of G2E...
William Hill exits Australia with CrownBet sale
International bookmaker William Hill has announced the sale of its Australian business to fellow Australian bookmaker CrownBet, in an A$313.7 million...
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