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Entain pursues Tabcorp’s floundering wagering units

Entain Plc has this morning issued a short statement confirming Australian media speculation that it has made a formal approach to acquire Tabcorp Holdings‘ ‘wagering and media’ assets.  The FTSE100 betting group said that ‘discussions were at an early stage’ and chose not to disclose any information with regards to its valuation of Tabcorp’s sports betting assets.  Entain stated that …

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Soft2Bet bolsters marketing team with Pablo Ferreira appointment

Soft2Bet bolsters marketing team with Pablo Ferreira appointment

Soft2Bet will continue to ‘exceed the requirements of partners across the globe’ after confirming that Pablo Ferreira will become the company’s new Chief Marketing Officer. Following what Soft2Bet has praised as a ‘successful spell’ in his role as Head of Country Managers, Ferreira will take charge of creating the promotional strategy for Soft2Bet’s flagship 2021 sportsbook as well as the …

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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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Listen: ‘FSB Meets…’ How Mark Blandford built up Sportingbet

Earlier this month, omnichannel sports betting platform provider FSB launched its brand new podcast series ‘FSB Meets…’ with sports betting veteran Mark Blandford as the inaugural guest. The new series will see FSB’s Head of Marketing Chris Graham speak to some of the industry’s most engaging people. As you can hear below, the series got off to a flyer with …

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Tyrone Dobbin: Local partnerships are key to understanding complexities in African markets

Establishing a brand in an African market requires a level of local expertise and knowledge, explained Tyrone Dobbin, Managing Director – Africa at Sportingbet at the SBC Summit Barcelona – Digital.  Speaking on SBC’s ‘Africa – the market of the future’ panel, Dobbin emphasised that betting companies must not take a holistic approach to the African market when trying to …

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LATAM and CIS growth specialists head Emerging Markets track at Betting on Sports

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Latin American and CIS growth experts JD Duarte and Stan Reoutt will bookend the Emerging Markets track at Betting on Sports 2019, as part of the event’s growing international outlook.  Reflecting the increasing global reach of the sports betting industry, Emerging Markets is a five-session conference track that focuses on the opportunities available to operators and suppliers in some of …

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‘Deeper tech arrangement’ sees Playtech launch full casino suite across GVC properties

FTSE250 gambling technology group Playtech Plc has moved to strengthen its existing partnership with GVC Holdings, detailing that it has launched its entire casino content suite provisions across multiple GVC markets. The expanded agreement sees the UK, Spain, Italy and Georgia, become the latest markets in which GVC brands will service Playtech’s complete casino games portfolio. Replicating Ladbrokes and Coral …

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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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