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Gaming software provider Playtech Limited has acquired a 10% stake in football pools operator Sportech plc following Sportech's acquisition today of Scientific Games Racing.

UK football pools operator Sportech plc is looking to dominate the international pools betting market with its announced acquisition today of Scientific Games Racing (SGR), a leading U.S provider of pari-mutuel wagering services and systems, for a total consideration of up to US$83 million.

Intralot Caribbean Ventures Limited has increased its equity participation in Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL), the biggest lottery operator in the Caribbean, having acquired approximately 1.3 billion shares in SVL at US$0.022 per share for a total consideration of US$28.6 million.

Building on its online casinos porfolio, 32Red plc has announced the acquisition of Microgaming-powered casino Nedplay.eu, with the AIM-listed online gaming operator taking over Nedplay's player database, Internet domains and intellectual property.

Specialist skill games provider GameAccount has acquired the operating assets formerly owned by The Money Gaming Corporation Limited, allowing players of online skill games site MoneyGaming.com to continue their gaming activities within the GameAccount Network from next Tuesday January 19th.

Having announced its withdrawal from the Spanish retail betting market last May, William Hill plc has finally completed the sale of its joint venture in Spain, with Codere S.A purchasing the company's 50% stake in Victoria Apuestas for a nominal €1.