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Esports Entertainment set to complete Argyll Entertainment acquisition

New York-listed Esports Entertainment Group is on course to complete its acquisition of online betting and gaming operator Argyll Entertainment this month.

After entering into a binding Letter of Intent (LOI) in May, Esports Entertainment has now signed a definitive agreement to acquire the SportNation.bet-owner, with closing of the transaction expected [...]

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Global Gaming

Global Gaming sells NanoCasino.com to Finnplay for €0.5m

Stockholm-listed operator Global Gaming has entered into an agreement to transfer the rights to its NanoCasino.com brand to Finnplay for €0.5m.

The online casino brand was launched last year under a Swedish licence issued to Finnplay's B2B subsidiary Viral Interactive, after the operating license of Global Gaming’s Ninja Casino brand was [...]

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Twin River completes acquisition of two casinos from Eldorado Resorts

New York-listed casino operator Twin River Worldwide Holdings has completed its $230m acquisition of two venues from Eldorado Resorts in Missouri and Mississippi.

Twin River has now taken over operations at the Isle of Capri Casino Kansas City in Missouri and Lady Luck Casino Vicksburg in Mississippi.

The sale of the two [...]

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SIS acquires full ownership of 49’s from GVC and William Hill

Sports Information Services (SIS) has taken over full ownership of UK-based lottery and virtual sports supplier 49’s from current owners GVC Holdings and William Hill.

The acquisition bolsters the SIS product portfolio with 49’s live draws offering, which includes the Irish Lotto Bet, World Lotto and Rapido, as well as virtual [...]

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Golden Nugget Online Gaming set for Nasdaq debut

Leading US iGaming operator Golden Nugget Online Gaming (GNOG) is set to become a publicly traded company after entering into a purchase agreement with special purpose acquisition vehicle Landcadia II.

Tilman Fertitta-owned GNOG is the iGaming arm of land-based casino operator Golden Nugget and is being acquired by Landcadia II, a [...]

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Eldorado Resorts

FTC approves Eldorado Resorts merger with Caesars Entertainment

The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has cleared the way for Eldorado Resorts to complete its $17.3bn merger with Caesars Entertainment.

The FTC approval requires Eldorado Resorts to divest casino assets in the South Lake Tahoe area of Nevada and the Bossier City-Shreveport area of Louisiana in order to avoid any [...]

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Sazka Group

SAZKA Group increases Casinos Austria stake to over 55%

European lottery and gaming operator SAZKA Group has completed its acquisition of a 17.19 per cent stake in Casinos Austria from Novomatic.

The transaction follows an agreement with Novomatic in December and increases SAZKA Group’s shareholding in the Austrian casino and lottery operator to 55.48 per cent.

In connection with the transaction, [...]

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NetEnt

Evolution Gaming swoops in to take control of rival NetEnt

Stockholm-listed supplier Evolution Gaming has made a bid to acquire rival NetEnt in an all share transaction.

Evolution is offering NetEnt shareholders 0.1306 shares in Evolution Gaming for each NetEnt share held, valuing each share NetEnt share at SEK79.93, a 43 per cent premium on the stock's closing price on Tuesday [...]

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BetBull acquires UK-facing social betting start-up Wager

Social betting start-up Wager has been acquired by UK-licensed betting operator BetBull for an undisclosed amount.

Backed by London-based venture capital fund Forward Partners, the UK-facing peer-to-peer football betting app was developed by Oxford University graduates Leo Barnes and Elliott Robinson, and launched last August ahead of the Premier League football [...]

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SciPlay

SciPlay enters casual gaming segment with Come2Play acquisition

New York-listed social casino operator SciPlay Corporation has acquired Israeli casual game developer and operator Come2Play for an undisclosed amount.

Headquartered in Tel Aviv, with additional development offices in Ukraine, Come2Play's social mobile games include its flagship Solitaire Pets Adventure game and Backgammon Live.

SciPlay’s previous acquisition of SpiceRack brought the popular [...]

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Global Daily Fantasy Sports completes Playgon acquisition

Toronto-listed fantasy sports provider Global Daily Fantasy Sports (GDFS) has completed its acquisition of live casino provider Playgon Interactive.

Having entered into a definitive agreement in December, GDFS has now acquired full ownership of the business in an all-share transaction valued at approximately CAD$9.5m, with Playgon founder and chief executive Guido [...]

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XLMedia

XLMedia prepares sale of Finnish casino assets

London-listed digital marketing specialist XLMedia is looking to sell its Finland-facing casino assets, among other websites, as the company focuses its resources on regulated and high-growth markets.

XLMedia has appointed Akur Capital to manage the sale process and will use any proceeds to expediate its growth strategy through acquisition and product [...]

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