Friday, December 9, 2022

Tag: Acquisition

Flutter becomes late UK Lotto runner via Sisal acquisition

Flutter late UK lotto runner via Sisal acquisition
Flutter’s E1.9bn acquisition of Italian operator Sisal is a bet on online gambling achieving the same dominance there as it has in the UK - and may make it the favourite to run the UK’s National Lottery from 2024.

PaySafe buy into Peruvian market with PagoEfectivo acquisition

Paysafe buy into Peruvian market PagoEfectivo
Payments provider, PaySafe, is taking an early stride into the Peruvian market having agreed to takeover local alternative, and igaming payments platform, PagoEfectivo.

William Hill makes Colombian entry with new acquisition

William Hill Colombia market Alfabet
Having acquired a controlling stake in the Colombian online bookmaker, Alfabet, last year, the British bookie, William Hill, has finally made its first breach into Latin America.

Betting boom gives unloved Yahoo new lease for life

Yahoo sports betting
No sooner had Verizon declared that sports betting would be the key to unlocking the potential of its dwindling subsidiary, Yahoo, than Apollo Global Management paid $5bn to take it off them and do exactly that. enters Mexico with double acquisition

lottery .com enters Mexico with double aquisition is moving further into the Latin American landscape announcing two deals with Mexican operators: to JuegaLotto and Aganar.

Bally’s Corp to acquire SportCaller for undisclosed fee

Ballys Interactive SportCaller acquisition
Bally’s Corporation continues its streak of bolt on B2B acquisitions - this time with the rising star of social gaming, SportCaller.

EveryMatrix acquires TOTOIT to expand Front-end Division

EveryMatrix TOTOIT acquisition
iGaming technology provider EveryMatrix announces the acquisition of TOTOIT, a Thailand-based development company. EveryMatrix worked with TOTOIT for several years on many development projects and is now ready to integrate the company within its structure.

Greentube acquires majority of outstanding CashBet Coin

Michael Bauer Greentube CashBet Coin acquisition
Greentube, the Novomatic Interactive division, has completed the acquisition of the majority of CashBet Coin CBC cryptocurrency and its underlying.

JPJ heads to the FTSE with £490m Gamesys acquisition

Jackpot Joy Gamesys acquisition
Jackpot Joy has agreed to buy a majority stake in its tech supplier, Gamesys, for £490m - a deal which will see its valuation jump by 50 percent

AMGO iGaming AB to acquire Jetbull, the EveryMatrix B2C brand

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EveryMatrix has signed a €2m purchase agreement with AMGO iGaming AB for the acquisition of its Jetbull B2C brand. Starting 1 July 2019, AMGO will get full ownership of Jetbull and has already started the transition phase to operate and manage the brand. Operating on the EveryMatrix white label platform, Jetbull is a gaming brand that offers competitive casino and sportsbook....

Wynn withdraws $7bn Crown bid, for now

Wynn Crown bid
Premature leaks moved Wynn to retract its $7bn bid for Crown, but with both firms keen to move on from their former dynasties, analysts and shareholders..

Red Rake Gaming acquires UKGC remote gaming licences

Red Rake Gaming, UKGC, remote gaming licences, acquisition
The Spanish based games developer has just secured a Remote Gambling Software License granted by the United Kingdom Gambling Commission enabling them to offer its premium content to the UK market.

Red Rake Gaming has started the new year in the best possible way...

Stratagem acquired by as part of cryptocurrency sector expansion

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Cryptocurrency-based trading platform has acquired sports betting data firm Stratagem for an undisclosed sum as part of a drive to “build an entirely new financial system.” The Luxembourg-based platform will incorporate the firm’s AI

Sky Betting reshuffles executive deck as Stars Group takeover approved

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Sky Betting and Gaming has announced the appointment of Ian Proctor as CEO, ahead of its $4.7bn integration into The Stars Group, following CMA approval. The former CFO of the Leeds-based operator will take over the role from Richard Flint…

SG enlarges sports betting data provision with Don Best acquisition

Scientific Games has announced the acquisition of US real-time sports betting data supplier Don Best Sports Corporation as an addition to its new Sportsbook Operations team. The firm, which has established over 100 international sportsbook partnerships...

Tabcorp first on line in long-awaited Western Australian TAB sale

Tabcorp has expressed an intention to purchase the Western Australian TAB, following the state government’s decision to sell the business in a deal estimated to be worth $353m. The operator submitted a proposal to the Department of the Treasury after…

LeoVegas acquires controlling share of Pixel as esports focus grows

LeoVegas has acquired 51 percent of Pixel Holding Group, owner of esports betting operator, for $1.7m. The deal, negotiated through the Swedish online casino company’s investment arm LeoVentures Ltd, is set to expand the Malta-headquartered… powers 1xBet with Convergent Acquiring

Innovative, global payment solutions provider delivers optimised approval ratios and conversions for leading online gaming company. has rolled out its innovative acquiring solution to the world’s third largest online Sportsbook and casino…

Catena Media enters Italian sports betting market by acquiring ASAP Italia

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Catena Media plc is acquiring Italy’s market-leading sports news and lead-generator, company ASAP Italia. The acquisition adds the country’s largest lead generator to Catena Media’s portfolio and entails the company taking a major stake in the Italian market.

Unikrn acquires CME in preparation for cryptocurrency integration

Unikrn has acquired Counter Strike: Global Offensive competition platform ChallengeMe.GG as part of an integration of its UnikoinGold cryptocurrency. The esports operator purchased the multi- player video title platform following a $31.4m ICO in September

Playtech strengthens its hand in Italy with B2C acquisition

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Playtech is upping its stake in Italy, now Europe’s largest gaming market, with the acquisition of local retail giant, Snaitech. The move would lift EBITDA by over a third, and push regulated sales up to 78 percent of the new group’s total. One of Italy’s…

Proposed acquisition of Snaitech S.p.A by Playtech plc for €846m

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The Board of Playtech plc has announced its reached an agreement with certain shareholders of Snaitech S.p.A to acquire approximately 70.6 per cent of the issued share capital of Snaitech. Upon completion of the initial acquisition, Playtech will be required to make a mandatory takeover offer for all the remaining shares in takeover offer. Completion of the Initial Acquisition is subject...

Sportradar US acquires AI start-up MOCAP Analytics

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Sportradar US has acquired MOCAP Analytics, Inc, in a bid to “combine Sportradar’s leadership in sports data with MOCAP’s expertise in AI-powered data storytelling”, the former said in a statement.   As the US edges closer to allowing more states  the option of sports betting, the two companies are expected to develop player-tracking data products to engage NBA, NFL and other...

NEKTAN PLC acquires Betfred founder’s marketing firm

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NEKTAN PLC has announced the acquisition of Nektan Marketing Services in a deal with Fred Done of Betfred and Warren Jacobs  of ActiveWin Media.   The joint venture between Done, Jacobs and NEKTAN PLC, which was first announced in September 2015, will Nektan Marketing Services trade as a platform to combine NEKTAN’s gaming technology with Jacobs and Done’s acquisition and retention...

Game Lounge expands into Germany & UK through acquisition

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Game Lounge, owned by Cherry, has signed an agreement to acquire the assets of the affiliate company Interclick Limited for a price of $1.5m (€1.3m). Interclick Limited has been active within the German and UK markets for the past 14 years and Game Lounge acquires more than 40 domains and affiliate accounts through the acquisition.   In addition to incremental earnings,...

GVC Holdings ready to “take the group to the next level”

GVC Holdings Kenny Alexander
GVC Holdings has reported ten per cent increases in annual revenues and earnings.   Fresh from completing its purchase of rival in February, online gambling firm GVC Holdings has released its preliminary financial results for 2015 showing a ten per cent increase year-on-year in net gaming revenues to E248m ($283.8m). The Isle Of Man-based firm reported that annual clean earnings before...

Cherry acquires ComeOn

Cherry Fredrik Burvall
Online and land-based casino operator, Cherry AB has signed an agreement to acquire 49 percent of shares in Come On Malta, with an option to acquire the remaining 51 percent. A leading company in the rapidly expanding online gaming market on desktop, tablet and mobile, ComeOn’s offering complements Cherry with well-known brands and strong positions, predominantly in the online casino...