Tag Archives: Public Company
- Betfair One Year on the London Stock Exchange
October 26, 2011
The advantages and disadvantages of the being public and private are well known and frequently discussed in iGaming circles. As a result this article will attempt to offer no judgement on the highs and lows that Betfair have experienced in the past 52 weeks and remain as objective as possible...
- Bwin.Party shares take a huge hit
April 6, 2011
Here on CalvinAyre.com it has been discussed at length the disadvantages that public gaming companies impose on themselves as a direct result of their decision to go public, we’ll never let that go. And when Bwin and PartyGaming announced their intention to merge on July 29 2010 and the announcement...
- Short attention spans, long term problems
January 30, 2011
Having spent his formative years in Pittsburgh, Dallas Mavericks’ owner Mark Cuban is a big Steelers fan. He’s expecting 43 guests in his private box at Dallas Stadium next Sunday when Pittsburgh takes on Green Bay at Super Bowl XLV. When asked if he had a friendly wager riding with...
- Yet another reason why ‘publicly traded’ and online gaming don’t mix
December 11, 2010
In baseball, the all-time leader in batting average is Ty Cobb, who notched a .366 career tally. In other words, the greatest hitter of all time failed to get a hit almost two-thirds of the time he stepped up to the plate. For the record, we're not suggesting that Ty...
- The Betfair story — when great companies make bad decisions
December 3, 2010
I have always been a huge fan of Betfair. I have also been a massive fan of online gaming companies NOT going public since before the first wave of gaming industry initial public offerings (IPO) caused the US to pass the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA) in 2006, which...
- Why are female gaming execs so opposed to the public company model?
November 17, 2010
Over the past week, eGamingReview has published interviews with two female gaming executives – Isabelle Parize, vice-chairwoman of Mangas Gaming, and Bet365’s founder Denise Coates – both of whom are adamant that the public company model makes no sense in today’s online gaming industry. Given that all the male execs...
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