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Investment bank reports record M&A deals in gaming sector

Golden Matrix will acquire MeridianBet Group

Canadian global payments fintech company to acquire Paya Holdings

MaxBet seals the deal, acquires El Dorado Slots Clubs

GiG to buy Catena Media sites for EU45m to diversify its media business

IMG ARENA to buy Leap Gaming to boost sportsbetting content

Luckbox seeks Asia expansion with acquisition of iGaming platform

Glitnor Group and KaFe Rocks call off acquisition, citing market conditions

Entain completes SuperSport acquisition, eyes more CEE expansion

Playtika invests $25 million in Turkey’s Ace Games

Novomatic expands Italy presence with HBG acquisition

26 Capital’s Ader confident of $2.6b Okada Manila deal “well within” timetable

Boyd Gaming completes $170m acquisition of Pala Interactive

Wynn Resorts gains on bid speculation after billionaire builds stake

Real Luck Group rejects activist investor proposals

Allwyn confirms discussions to buy Camelot’s U.K. operations

Gambling M&A drivers intact longer term despite current headwinds

Betsson buys KickerTech for EUR14m, announces record quarter

Gambling M&A more about acquiring staff than shedding

Betmakers sees $20m Punting Form buy as improving margins, creating new revenue

SPACs on life support but not dead yet

Entain ups loan facility following investor demand

Playmaker buys Wedge for $31m to expand in U.S. affiliate space

Canada’s Enteractive to get NASDAQ listing through SPAC merger

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Entain sees more M&A, has balance sheet capacity

Greentube expands in U.S. with Present Creative acquisition

Tabcorp eyes younger punters with $33m Dabble investment

GameCo announces merger with Green Jade as content demand ramps up

SciPlay stock jumps after investor pushes for merger/sale

L&W completes OpenBet sale, sees opportunity to generate excess capital

DAZN to buy ELEVEN sports media business, expand global reach

Allwyn moves closer to NYSE listing through Cohn Robbins merger

Evolution set to acquire Nolimit City for up to €340 million

North Star Network acquires sports site Minha Torcida

Is MGM Resorts set to acquire LeoVegas?

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Glitnor Group acquires Malta-based iGaming affiliate KaFe Rocks Ltd

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NeoGames to acquire Aspire Global for €410 million enters into a strategic partnership agreement with Leetz Media

Playtech’s £2.7 billion Aristocrat buyout postponed as potential bidders surface

Esports Technologies completes acquisition of Aspire Global’s B2C business with $1.86 Billion in annual wagers and $183 Million in cash deposits

Merger between Zampa Debattista and Mint Finance

eSports.Studio domain goes under the hammer

Aristocrat Leisure set to aquire Playtech PLC in £2.7 billion deal

‘We looked at other opportunities, but Aspire just spoke to us’

Esports Technologies acquires Aspire Global’s B2C business

Flutter acquires B2B software development company Singular

SiGMA M&A Brokerage facilitates another iGaming acquisition

Taxation of M&As

M&A Action: Superbet acquires Napoleon Sports & Casino

Advent International show interest in William Hill

ESL Gaming enters ‘official crypto exchange partnership’

Kindred acquires Relax Gaming

William Hill UK: BoyleSports to buy betting shops?

Sportnco EBITDA up 68% as group continues expansion with new launches and M&A

Penn gets regulatory seal of approval for $31.1M Hollywood Casino Perryville acquisition

Betsson goes Greek

BetChill expands into US marketplace

Duel for the Crown round two: Blackstone’s offer rejected

LSports signs next exclusivity deal, now with LVision

Rugby League World Cup will feature the UK National Lottery

Wynn Interactive and Austerlitz Acquisition create independent brand

Bally’s and Gamesys £2bn merger to terminate in Q4 2021

TPD plans to expand horse racing in South America with Elturf

Star Entertainment proposes $12 billion merger to strong competitor Crown Resorts

Codere family order €900M compensation from US investors

Second Spectrum sold to Genius Sports

Great Canadian Gaming: ‘significant progress’ made in Apollo Funds buyout

William Hill to sell all non-US operations including 1,400 UK betting shops

Entain redoubles its pursuit in acquiring Tabcorp by lifting AU$3bn offer to AU$3.5bn

Betsson purchases 50% stake in JDP Tech strengthening LatAm operations

Bally’s snaps up Tropicana casino in Las Vegas for $308M

Evolution Gaming to acquire Big Time Gaming for a total cash bid of up to €450 million

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Tabcorp to carry out strategic review of its business with possibility of selling its wagering and media division

HBK plans to challenge proposed $4.03 billion merger between Caesars and William Hill

Online gaming operator LeoVegas strengthens sportsbook vision with €5m acquisition of Expekt

Caesars set to acquire William Hill by April

Philippines’ PhilWeb expands e-bingo operations through US $15 million acquisition

Bally Corp makes $100m bid for Allied Esports Entertainment’s World Poker Tour

Esports Entertainment Group acquires Lucky Dino for $30million

Entain increases Enlabs bid to £315m, confident the endgame is approaching

SiGMA names CasinoMarketWatch its preferred partner for dedicated M&A Action page

Entain looks to expand portfolio with huge acquisition

Bally’s Corporation acquires fastest growing US gaming platform

Enlab investors reject Entain’s £250m bid

Acroud acquires Voonix, Matching Visions and Traffic Grid

Element Partners acquires Allied Esports Entertainment’s World Poker Tour

Entain’s value plummets by nearly £1bn as MGM walks away from takeover bid

Apollo Global Management acquires Great Canadian Gaming

Hurricane Global Group breaks into the market after acquiring Duxcasino

NetEnt Malta layoffs on hold until hearing on 17 December

Game Lounge acquires majority of We Digitize

NetEnt’s acquistion by Evolution Gaming causes hundreds to lose their job

Monumental verdict reached as Wiliam Hill shareholders approve Caesars deal

Evolution one step closer to acquiring NetEnt after CMA approval

Entercom Communication announces $32 million acquisition

Acroud AB acquires Matching Visions

Esports Entertainment Group signs agreement to acquire Helix eSports and ggCircuit in deal valued at $43 Million

TOTOIT acquisition to develop front-end solutions for EveryMatrix

William Hill and Caesars Entertainment merger: the golden era of M&A

Casino Club obtains operating permit for Rio Negro casinos

Gaming Innovation Group signs with Slotbox Limited, a creation of Ireland’s leading casino group

SportCaller teams up with Dimers to drive acquisition and retention stateside

Jessica Maier joins Push Gaming as CRO

Caesars Entertainment in advance takeover talks over possible £2.9 billion bid for William Hill

[WATCH] M&A appetite in LATAM: all eyes on untapped markets

Push Gaming signs new partnership with IGT to supply Norsk Tipping

EEG signs letter of intent to acquire EGL

Eldorado Resorts acquires Caesars Entertainment

Betsson purchases 70% stake in Colbet

Game Lounge acquires domain name