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Sky Bet Sale to The Stars Group Reshapes Corporate Side of UK Sports Betting Scene

Sky Bet Sale to The Stars Group Reshapes Corporate Side of UK Sports Betting Scene Go back to Blog The mergers-and-acquisitions wave that’s marked the global gambling and sports betting scene notched another important development this week with the sale…

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A Good-News, Bad-News Week for Ladbrokes in the UK

A Good-News, Bad-News Week for Ladbrokes in the UK Go back to Blog It’s been an up-and-down run in recent days for the mighty Ladbrokes in the United Kingdom. On one side, the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has…

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Better Understanding the GVC / Ladbrokes Coral Tie-Up

Better Understanding the GVC / Ladbrokes Coral Tie-Up Go back to Blog Now that the mainstream-media dust has settled, it’s time to take a look inside the merger announced last week between GVC Holdings and Ladbrokes Coral, which when complete…

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GVC Announces Formal Offer for Ladbrokes Coral

GVC Announces Formal Offer for Ladbrokes Coral Go back to Blog The on-again, off-again dalliance between GVC Holdings and one of Europe’s most venerable bookmaking brands, Ladbrokes Coral, is on again, and this time it might be for keeps. Earlier…

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William Hill, NYX Gaming Poised for Legal Duel Over Sale to Scientific Games

William Hill, NYX Gaming Poised for Legal Duel Over Sale to Scientific Games Go back to Blog Venerable bookmaker William Hill is set to enter a legal battle with industry software provider NYX Gaming over NYX’s corporate plans to be…

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GVC Rebuffed in Second Ladbrokes Coral Takeover Attempt

GVC Rebuffed in Second Ladbrokes Coral Takeover Attempt Go back to Blog GVC Holdings Inc. this week ended takeover talks with Ladbrokes Coral regarding GVC acquiring the UK’s second-largest betting company. It’s the second time that these on-again-off-again talks between…

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Paddy Power Betfair Buys American DFS Site DRAFT

Paddy Power Betfair Buys American DFS Site DRAFT Go back to Blog Irish sports-betting giant Paddy Power Betfair PLC has announced its acquisition of daily fantasy sports DRAFT in a deal worth as much as USD $48 million.  The move…

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BetStars Parent Amaya Stays Public as Former CEO Baazov Drops Bid

BetStars Parent Amaya Stays Public as Former CEO Baazov Drops Bid Go back to Blog Amaya, Inc., the parent company of BetStars, one of the newer options for online sports-betting fans, will remain publicly traded after the company’s former CEO,…

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Ladbrokes Coral, GVC Merger Talks Fall Through

Ladbrokes Coral, GVC Merger Talks Fall Through Go back to Blog Merger mania continues to engulf the gambling industry, with the latest news being the collapse of a reverse takeover planned by GVC Holdings that would have engulfed the larger…

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Ladbrokes Coral Eyes Australia’s Tabcorp in Merger-Busting Move

Ladbrokes Coral Eyes Australia’s Tabcorp in Merger-Busting Move Go back to Blog Prominent UK bookmaker Ladbrokes Coral, fresh off its own approved and largely completed merger, is now looking at acquiring one of Australia’s largest books, Tabcorp.  The possible acquisition of…

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