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Intralot Group completes acquisition of Bit8
Worldwide gaming company The Intralot Group have announced the agreement of share purchase of 65% of maltese gaming technology company Bit8,...
Aristocrat completes $500m Plarium acquisition
Australian slot machine manufacturer Aristocrat Leisure has announced the completion of a deal to acquire Israel-based social gaming company Plarium Global...
GVC and Ladbrokes edge closer to merger deal
Gambling giants GVC Holdings and Ladbrokes Coral are reported to be finalising a multi-billion pound deal before the end of this...
Scientific Games acquires Tech Art Inc
Global gaming technology heavyweight Scientific Games has announced the acquisition of Las Vegas blackjack games specialist Tech Art Inc for an...
ALEA acquire ladylucks.co.uk from IGT
ALEA has confirmed its acquisition of ladylucks.co.uk from the IGT Group for an undisclosed fee. ALEA, whose offices are set...
New US sports data firm formed by Chernin
A new US sports data firm has been created by the Chernin Group, named The Action Network. Media tycoon Peter...
Scientific Games outlines NYX acquisition funding deal
Gaming heavyweight Scientific Games have announced the offering of $350m in senior secured promissory notes as a method of securing funding...
Exclusive Interview: NYX CEO Matt Davey
Matt Davey, CEO at NYX, offers Gambling Insider an exclusive insight into the company’s acquisition by Scientific Games What attracted...
Scientific Games acquires NYX in $631m deal
In a shock announcement on Wednesday, industry giants Scientific Games and NYX Gaming Group Limited have announced they have entered into...
Catena Media acquires Japanese affiliate network
Affiliate industry heavyweight Catena Media has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire an unnamed Japanese affiliate network,...
Better Collective moves into France through acquisition of Pull Media
Affiliate industry heavyweight Better Collective have announced the acquisition of French media company Pull Media, the company's first move into the...
Better Collective targets UK affiliate market with CasinoLounge acquisition
Affiliate marketing firm Better Collective has announced it has agreed a deal to acquire its third affiliate provider in three months...
IGT and Scientific Games sign landmark patent deal
Worldwide gaming technology heavyweights, IGT and Scientific Games have announced the signing of a historic patent-cross licensing agreement. Financial terms...
Fortuna completes operator acquisition from Forbet deal
Fortuna Entertainment Group has completed their acquisition of four Romanian operators for €47m from Forbet, firmly entrenching Fortuna as a major...
Christchurch casino expands its land holdings
Christchurch Casino has snapped up the opportunity to purchase land surrounding its casino. The New Zealand-based casino has been open...
Cashpoint acquires Tipico assets
Austrian sportsbetting company Cashpoint has announced the acquisition of the Danish operating assets of German sportsbook operator Tipico. The deal...
Caesars hopes to exit bankruptcy by October
Caesars Entertainment Corporation is one step closer to emerging from the two-and-a-half-year bankruptcy period, with only two more approvals needed. ...
Playtech invests in ACM Group to expand Financials division
Playtech plc has announced today that it will acquire part of financial trading business ACM Group. The gambling technology provider looks...
GVC fails in latest Ladbrokes Coral takeover attempt
The £3.6bn takeover of UK bookmaker Ladbrokes Coral by online gambling group GVC has hit a snag today as talks between...
Hedge fund buys 5% of William Hill
Mayfair based investment firm Silchester International Investors has bought 5% of UK and Ireland bookmaker William Hill, making them the fourth...
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...
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