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London-listed gaming operator Sportech saw its share price fall by almost 10 per cent in London early Tuesday after confirming that discussions over the sale of its Football Pools business have been terminated.

Australia’s Tabcorp agreed Wednesday to acquire long-time rival Tatts Group in a AUD$6.4bn deal that will create an Australian gaming powerhouse with annual revenue of more than $5bn.