Tag Archives: merger
- Ladbrokes, Gala Coral to keep all brands post-merger
June 30, 2015
UK-listed bookmaker Ladbrokes has postponed the release of its online revival plan due to its proposed £3.5b merger talks with rival bookies Gala Coral Group. On Monday, Ladbrokes CEO Jim Mullen announced that the results of the company’s strategic review of its lagging digital division would remain secret “until further...
- Will Firefox say Bing it On!
August 17, 2011
The Marriage between web browsers and search engines is several years old now. Internet Explorer has been pushing Bing (formerly msn.com) as the default search engine to its users for years. On the other corner before the birth of Google's Chrome browser, Firefox and Google were best buds. Firefox offered...
- April Fools – Merging Markets
March 31, 2011
The gaming industry continues to see a massive shift towards consolidation and it’s likely this trend will continue. A year ago, it was thought that if PartyGaming and bwin were to merge, it would cajole the likes of 888, Sportingbet and Playtech into making similar moves. Traditional betting firms like...
- 888 chief executive issues reassurances over Ladbrokes deal
February 8, 2011
Yesterday the news that the merger between 888 and Ladbrokes is on the rocks wasn’t exactly that much of a surprise to those in the know in the industry. Not on the rocks like vodka on the rocks, on the rocks like a marriage on the rocks. Today, though, is...
- Inconvenient truths about the Pwin merger
January 20, 2011
On Friday, Jan. 28, PartyGaming and Bwin will hold extraordinary general meetings at which their respective shareholders will decide whether to approve the merger of the two companies. If, after studying the 478-page disclosure document released just before Christmas, 75% of each group believes it’s in their best interests, the...
- Pwin merger disclosure papers reveal dependence on illegal markets
January 2, 2011
The two-headed public entity that is due to emerge from the ongoing Pwin merger intends to base itself out of Gibraltar and list on the London Stock Exchange. The latter half of this equation is requiring the Bwin gang to disclose a lot more information about its business dealings than...
German states approve new federal gambling treaty
March 17, 2017
Fortuna new sponsors of Romania’s national football team
March 22, 2017
Lottoland disrupting lottery monopolies in Germany, Ireland
March 16, 2017
DraftKings launch German-facing daily fantasy sports site
March 23, 2017
Betfair sponsor Juventus; Unibet sponsor Aston Villa
July 5, 2017