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Entain Party brands join McLaren Racing sponsorship roster

Sports betting and entertainment group Entain Plc’s PartyCasino and PartyPoker brands have entered into a multi-year partnership with the McLaren Racing team. The alliance, which is built on ‘a shared track record of delivering entertainment through cutting-edge innovation’, according to a joint statement, will be underpinned by a common approach to safety and responsibility. From the Monaco Grand Prix onwards, …

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MGM confirms ‘compelling’ proposal for Entain shares

US casino giant MGM Resorts International has confirmed that it has proposed a merger with its US sports betting and igaming partner Entain plc, but has refused to say if a firm offer to acquire the company will follow. It has also been confirmed that the offer consists of 0.6 MGM shares for each Entain share, representing a value of …

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Entain says £8bn MGM Resorts offer ‘significantly undervalues’ company but asks for more information

Diversified Entain rides out 2020 retail storms

Responding to press speculation, the Board of Entain has confirmed that it has received proposals from its US partner MGM Resorts International (MGMRI) concerning a possible offer for the company, but has quickly poured cold water on any deal being agreed in the short-term. Reports emerged in the Wall Street Journal yesterday that MGM had made a fresh approach for …

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MGM Resorts makes moves to acquire Entain Group

US casino giant MGM Resorts is attempting to acquire the Entain Group, the new name for the recently rebranded GVC Holdings, according to the Wall Street Journal. Entain operates several global gaming brands, including Ladbrokes, Coral, Bwin, PartyPoker , SportingBet, Gala Bingo, Eurobet and Betboo, but is already a partner with MGM in the burgeoning US sports betting and gaming …

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GVC to meet shareholders to discuss executives pay plan

Diversified Entain rides out 2020 retail storms

GVC has agreed to speak with shareholders over remuneration packages for its senior team after one of the biggest investor rebellions of 2019 so far. At the company’s annual general meeting (AGM) this week, 42 per cent of investor votes were against pay plans for its leading executives, including CEO Kenny Alexander. The pay plans were therefore passed with 58 …

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partypoker returns to tough Czech Rep market

GVC Holdings’ property partypoker has announced its official return to the Czech Republic online gambling market in partnership with regional casino operator King’s Resort Rozvadov.  Closing 2018, partypoker Managing Director Tom Waters revealed that the online poker room had been granted a licence by the Czech Finance Ministry. The update sees partypoker become the second international operator and online poker room …

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GVC confirms Swedish launch for bwin and partypoker

GVC Holdings has confirmed that following receipt of a Swedish gaming licence, it has launched bwin and partypoker in the country. Both brands now offer dedicated websites under the .se extension, with an Android mobile app is also available, with an iOS version expected to follow over the coming days. bwin.se will utilise the feature-set and content from the group’s …

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partypoker makes Czech market return through King’s Resort

Following a two year hiatus, GVC Holdings’ subsidiary partypoker has confirmed that it will re-enter the Czech Republic online gambling marketplace in partnership with local casino operator King’s Resort Rozvadov.  The licence, granted by the Czech Ministry of Finance, sees partypoker become the second international operator to gain an online gambling licence in the country, allowing it to operate its flagship online poker services. Tom Waters, …

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PGA Tour pens new partnership with partypoker

Online poker brand partypoker has confirmed a new sponsorship agreement with the PGAEuroPro Tour to become the official partner of the golf brand in 2019. The deal sees partypoker gain branding rights at EuroPro Tour events taking place next year and across EuroPro Tour promotional material, in addition to social media campaigns. In addition, partypoker will send four teams to participate in the EuroPro Tour 2019 …

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EML Payments enters multi-year GVC agreement

Payment services provider EML Payments has entered into a multi-year agreement with GVC Holdings. The deal is for the provision of branded reloadable cards for GVC’s online gaming brands. The FTSE250 gambling group’s customers can use the cards to immediately access their winnings and remit funds back into their gaming account. GVC operates in more than 20 regulated jurisdictions and …

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