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The Stars Group completes legacy investments sell-off

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Updating the market, Toronto TSX-listed online gambling firm The Stars Group Plc has informed that it has completed a divestiture of all corporate legacy investments. The Stars Group confirms the complete the disposal of its 7.5% shareholding in London-listed online gambling firm Jackpotjoy Plc for net cash proceeds of $60 million. The company had alerted investors last week that it would proceed …

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Pollard Equities exercises options in NYX as Scientific Games undertakes shareholding takeover

Issuing a market update, Canadian gambling investment firm Pollard Equities has moved to increase its stake in Toronto TSX-listed gaming/betting technology firm NYX Gaming Group. Pollard Equities the majority owner of lottery tickets supplier Pollard Banknote has executed the right to purchase 4 million fixed priced warrants/options of NYX Gaming’s ordinary shares. Detailing the transaction, Pollard will pay a fixed price …

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No Standstill… Scientific Games acquires 11% of NYX Gaming shares

Issuing a market note, Nasdaq-listed gambling technology group Scientific Games Corporation (SGC) has moved to acquire 11.6 million ordinary shares in acquisition target NYX Gaming Group. The transaction represents approximately 10.72% of NYX’s current shareholding, with SGC governance paying CAD$2.22-2.35 per share, representing a purchase price of circa CAD $27 million (£18 million). Further to today’s share purchase transaction, SGC governance …

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William Hill signals intentions to convert NYX shares

William Hill has issued a corporate update with regards to the conversion of its preference shares becoming ordinary NYX shares prior to 4 December, in order to enable William Hill to vote in the proposed acquisition of NYX by Scientific Games Corporation. The announcement follows on from lengthy negotiations between William Hill and Scientific Games over a potential commercial agreement …

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Scientific Games puts forward $350 million note issue for NYX acquisition

Updating the market, the governance of Nasdaq-listed gambling technology supplier Scientific Games Corporation (SGC) has announced that it will sanction a private offering of $350 million senior secured notes due for reimbursement in 2025.   SGC governance will use the net proceeds of its note offering, to fund its cash and debt $631 million outright acquisition of NYX Gaming Group …

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Greece lightning! NYX seeks 50 new recruits for Athens Tech Hub

Toronto TSX-listed NYX Gaming Group, an industry supplier of multi-product verticals is looking to hire approximately fifty new staff for its ‘NYX  Athens Development Centre’ in Greece. A variety of vacancies are available at the Athens tech hub, as the provider looks to invest in new talent to drive further innovation for its product development and industry systems. To date, hub …

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Jackpotjoy appoints David Flynn as Vera&John leader

London listed Jackpotjoy Plc has announced the appointment of former NYX Gaming Group executive David Flynn as the new CEO of its Vera&John European igaming division. Updating the market, Jackpotjoy governance has confirmed that Flynn will take over leadership of Vera&John operations this October. An igaming veteran, Flynn most recently served as NYX Gaming’s Executive Vice President of Commerce (2013-2016). …

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Compelling reasons behind Scientific Games’ NYX & Openbet deal

Scott Longley reports on the potential fallout from the surprise Scientific Games acquisition of NYX Gaming, and its Openbet subsidiary. _________________ It may seem surprising that in a climate of sometime feverish M&A speculation, the potential of a buyout deal for NYX Gaming launched by one of the behemoths of the global gambling provision could have been kept under wraps. …

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NYX appoints Charles St Aubyn as Group Talent Acquisition Director

Updating the market, Toronto TSX-listed gambling technology provider NYX Gaming Group has informed that it has appointed Charles St Aubyn as Group Director of Talent Acquisition. St Aubyn joins from US business software solutions provider JDA Software, where he most recently held the position of Director of Talent Management for EMEA (2015-2017). An experienced executive in Talent Acquisition for technology …

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NYX hails ‘positive group momentum’ as revenues surge whilst reducing losses

Driven by new ‘client launches’ and the continued strengthening of its commercial pipeline, Toronto TSX-listed industry technology and platform provider NYX Gaming Group has reported a strong set of H1 2017 interim results. Updating investors, NYX has doubled its like-for-like group revenues to CAD $119 million (H1 2016: CAD $54 million), driven by the successful integration of its acquired OpenBet …

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