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DoubleDown Interactive

DoubleDown Interactive agrees deal to acquire SuprNation for $35m

New York-listed social casino operator DoubleDown Interactive has made its first move into the real-money iGaming sector after agreeing a deal to acquire Malta-based operator SuprNation for $35m.

DoubleDown has entered into a Share Purchase Agreement to acquire SuprNation, which was established in 2015 and operates online casino brands including Duelz, [...]

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IGAC terminates planned business combination with PlayUp

Special purpose acquisition company IG Acquisition Corp (IGAC) has dropped plans to acquire sports betting operator PlayUp.

IGAC had agreed a business combination with the Australian sports betting operator in September 2022 but has notified the company that it will not be proceeding with the transaction due to breaches by PlayUp.

Instead, IGAC will dissolve [...]

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VICI Properties snaps up Canadian casino real estate assets

New York-listed real estate investment trust VICI Properties has made its first international investment after acquiring the real estate assets of four casinos owned by PURE Canadian Gaming Corp.

VICI has paid CAD$271.9m to acquire the real estate assets of PURE Casino Edmonton, PURE Casino Yellowhead, PURE Casino Calgary and PURE [...]

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Super Group completes Digital Gaming Corporation acquisition

New York-listed betting and gaming operator Super Group has completed the acquisition of Digital Gaming Corporation (DGC).

The acquisition expands Super Group’s global footprint into the United States, providing the operator with market access in up to twelve US states.

DGC is currently live in eight of those states, including Iowa, Pennsylvania, [...]

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VICI Properties acquires two Mississippi casinos real estate assets

New York-listed real estate investment trust VICI Properties has acquired the real estate assets of two Mississippi casinos owned by Foundation Gaming & Entertainment.

VICI has acquired the real estate assets of the Fitz Casino & Hotel in Tunica, and the WaterView Casino & Hotel in Vicksburg for an aggregate purchase [...]

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Allwyn agrees deal to acquire Camelot Lottery Solutions

European lottery and gaming operator Allwyn has entered into an agreement to acquire Camelot Lottery Solutions from the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board for an undisclosed amount.

After acquiring Camelot’s lottery operations in the UK last month, Allwyn is now set to acquire Camelot LS Group, which is headquartered in Chicago [...]

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Hard Rock International completes acquisition of The Mirage

Hard Rock International has assumed operational control of The Mirage Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas following regulatory approval from the Nevada Gaming Commission.

Hard Rock’s acquisition of The Mirage gained regulatory approval Friday, with the operator assuming control of the venue from MGM Resorts on Monday (Dec. 19).

The 3,044-room casino [...]

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Greentube establishes North American JV with Flamingocatz

Greentube, the digital gaming division of Novomatic, has entered into a joint venture to develop and deliver slot titles for operators in North America and beyond.

The company holds a 40 per cent stake in newly established games developer Flamingocatz and expects to release its first titles in North America in [...]

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Churchill Downs

Churchill Downs agrees $250m acquisition of Exacta Systems

Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) is strengthening its historical horse racing business with an agreement to acquire Exacta Systems.

CDI will pay $250m in cash to acquire the historical horse racing (HHR) technology provider, whose existing clients include the likes of AGS, IGT, Light & Wonder, Everi, Konami and Incredible Technologies.

CDI said [...]

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XLMedia exploring sale of personal finance division

London-listed XLMedia has announced plans to exit the personal finance business in order to focus on gaming affiliate opportunities in the United States.

XLMedia said Thursday that the business is restructuring its personal finance division and exploring the potential sale of all personal finance assets, with discussions underway with a number [...]

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Gaming Innovation Group

Gaming Innovation Group acquires AskGamblers from Catena Media

Stockholm and Oslo-listed Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has entered into an agreement to acquire AskGamblers and other casino affiliate sites from rival Catena Media for a total consideration of €45m.

Expanding its existing GiG Media affiliate business, GiG will acquire Askgamblers.com, Johnslots.com, Newcasinos.com and several smaller domains from Catena Media for [...]

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Esports Entertainment CEO departs as iGaming assets put up for sale

New York-listed Esports Entertainment Group (EEG) has confirmed the departure of long-serving chairman and CEO Grant Johnson, with Jan Jones Blackhurst named as the company’s new chair.

Johnson steps down after nearly nine years in charge, with EEG identifying several candidates to be its next CEO, who are currently going through [...]

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