bwin.party digital entertainment said Friday that it will merge its bwin France online gaming business with Sajoo.fr, the joint venture between bwin and French media group Amaury Group.
Targeting the growing mobile applications business, Las Vegas-based Bally Technologies Inc. has acquired MacroView Labs, a developer of mobile applications and platforms, with the company looking to introduce play-for-fun technologies to its casino customers.
Swedish online gaming operator Redbet Holding AB has acquired Heypoker.com, a gaming site aimed at the Scandinavian and Eastern Europe, from 360 Holding AB for an undisclosed amount.
Canada’s Amaya Gaming Group has completed the acquisition of online casino developer Chartwell Technology Inc for a total consideration of CAD$22.8m, with shares in Chartwell expected to be de-listed from the Toronto Stock Exchange at the close of business on Monday.
PopCap Games, the developer of popular skill-based games such as Bejeweled and Plants vs. Zombies, is to be acquired by U.S video games publisher Electronic Arts Inc in an estimated $750m deal.
International Game Technology IGT) said Tuesday that it now controls 97.6 per cent of the shares and 98.2 per cent of the votes in Entraction Holding AB and has decided not to further extend the acceptance period for its offer to acquire the company.
Sweden’s Betsson AB has completed the acquisition of Malta-based online gaming operator Betsafe for an initial consideration of approximately €32.5m, following the receipt of necessary regulatory approvals.
The Heartland Poker Tour (HPT), a U.S-based series of televised poker tournaments, has been acquired by Federated Sports + Gaming (FS+G), the company formed last year by former president and commissioner of the World Series of Poker Jeffrey Pollack and three senior executives of U.S online wagering service Youbet.com.
The UK government said Friday that it has agreed the sale of the Horserace Totalisator Board (Tote) to independent bookmaker Betfred for £265m, with Betfred receiving an exclusive seven-year licence to operate pool betting at all UK racecourses.
PokerHeaven.com and Poker Channel parent Gaming Media Group has bought into the soon to be regulated Danish online gaming market with the acquisition of Mermaid Gaming.
Shareholders of Australia’s Tabcorp Holding Limited have this morning approved plans to demerge the company’s casinos business, which earlier this week entered into an agreement to raise US$460m of debt from the U.S private placement market.
Chinese sports lottery provider AGTech, a joint venture partner of British bookmaker Ladbrokes plc, has taken a step into the burgeoning Chinese mobile lottery market with the acquisition of Shenzhen Silvercreek Digital Technology Co. (SSDT), a leading phone and mobile lottery service provider in China.
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