Tag Archives: Toronto

The Stars Group hits revenue & earnings high notes ahead of 2018 enlargement

Publishing its full-year 2017 results (period ending 31 December), Toronto TSX-listed The Stars Group Inc declares a year of transformative change and evolution for its services and operations. The TSX online gambling group sustains double-digit growth across its core metrics and KPIs, with Stars Group further strengthening its product diversification and international growth strategy. In 2017, Stars Group corporate revenues …

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Betfred enhances Rugby League relationship

Betfred has strengthened its Rugby League relationship, with an extension of its sponsorship deal with the sports governing body. Fresh off the back of it’s 2017 debut season as title partner of the Super League, including the spectacle of the Old Trafford hosted Grand Final, won by the Leeds Rhinos, the UK based bookmaker has increased its involvement in the …

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Scientific Games secures unanimous Yes Vote for NYX deal closure

Nasdaq-listed industry technology supplier Scientific Games Corporation (SGC) has today confirmed that it has secured the outright approval of NYX Gaming shareholders to acquire the business for $630 million. Since November, SGC governance has moved buy-up shares in Toronto TSX-listed NYX as the technology group seeks to accelerate the growth of its digital services and operations. Updating the market, SGC …

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SGC calls for shareholder vote as NYX deal secures Sky Bet approval

Nasdaq listed gambling technology supplier Scientific Games Corporation (SGC) has cleared a further hurdle in its $630 million takeover of NYX Gaming Group, as UK bookmaker Sky Betting & Gaming (SB&G) states that it will support the deal. Seeking to accelerate the transaction, SGC governance continues to acquire NYX shares at a target price of CAD $2.40 per share. At present, …

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Scientific Games clears William Hill hurdle in pursuit of NYX Gaming

Scientific Games Corporation (SGC) has released a statement, detailing that it will move to acquire William Hill’s entire 6.8 million ‘ordinary shares and convertibles’ holding in acquisition target NYX Gaming Group. The Nasdaq gambling technology firm, clears a major hurdle in its $630 million pursuit of Toronto TSX-listed NYX (first announced September 2017). Last November, William Hill governance stated to …

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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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The Stars Group sells entire stake in Jackpotjoy Plc for £45 million 

Toronto TSX online gambling firm The Stars Group has moved to sell its entire stake in London-listed Jackpotjoy Plc. Issuing a market update, Stars Group has detailed that it has sold 5.6 million shares (7.5% shareholding) at a target price of 802p per share, netting gross proceeds of £45 million. The transaction was carried out by Stars Group through subsidiary …

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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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The Stars Group hails ‘Stars Rewards’ loyalty program success in Q3 2017 trading

Presenting its Q3 2017 trading update (period ending 30 September), Toronto TSX-listed online gambling firm The Stars Group Inc, states that it is confident of achieving its full-year 2017 targets and expectations following robust trading and KPI gains. Updating the market, Stars Group would report Q3 2017 group revenues of $329 million, up 21% on corresponding Q3 2016’s $270 million. …

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Andy McIver departure sees Simon Wykes & Neil Goulden take leadership of Jackpotjoy Plc

Issuing a market update, London-listed online gambling group Jackpotjoy Plc has informed that Andy McIver is to step down as Chief Executive (CEO) of the company. McIver’s leadership departure will see Jackpotjoy appoint former Gala Coral MD Simon Wykes to the position of Group Managing Director. Moving forward, the senior management of all core group gaming assets; Jackpotjoy, Mandalay and …

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