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—Robert Collier
17th January 2018  
The Story

Real estate investment trust (REIT) MGM Growth Properties (MGP) has expressed its desire to acquire VICI Properties, the REIT of Caesars Entertainment. MGP is dangling an offer to acquire 100% of VICI's outstanding shares to expedite the deal.


But VICI Properties was not impressed with the offer.

MGP's all-stock deal would value VICI shares at $19.50 each and would leave VICI shareholders owning 43% of the combined company. MGP claimed the deal would create “the largest triple-net lease REIT and a top 15 public REIT in the [resource management zone] by enterprise value.” But VICI Properties was brutally honest enough to say no, saying it has “elected not to engage in meaningful discussions.”


Yahya Wane: If you want to go to Africa, understand the market

In this interview with's Becky Liggero, Yahya Wane of Moobifun shares what operators need to do before venturing into the African market.


Dr Craig Wright makes pledge to donate millions to “make the world I am in better”

Bitcoin Cash (BCH) advocate and nChain Chief Scientist Dr. Craig Wright gave 10 BCH, which is equivalent to US$25,000, as a donation to Mises Institute to make the world better. He also pledged to donate “at least 100x the BCH value” of his earlier donation at the end of each year.

Law commission proposes online betting curbs in India

India's Law Commission has reportedly prepared a “working paper” outlining regulations aimed at curbing illegal online betting in the country. A senior official of the commission who requested anonymity said the commission wanted to limit the number of times that a punter can wage online to three.

Tasmanians now ditching pokies for online gambling: report

The Australian state's Department of Treasury and Finance (DTF) said more Tasmanians are into online gambling rather than playing pokies in clubs. According to the DTF study, online gambling has increased by more than 54%, but poker machine use decreased by 27% over the past decade.

Codere's new brain trust plot online gains, dismiss Cirsa deal

Codere's new chairman Norman Sorensen and CEO Vicente di Loreto have made it clear they are “not interested” in forging a possible merger with rival Cirsa. Instead, the Spanish gaming operator is forming a new online-focused strategy that will chip off Cirsa's market share.


If you are a B2B provider, your marketing plan should focus on product differentiation and also competitive pricing to post big gains this year. By adhering to these principles, your company would be able to compete with and stand out from the big brands.


The POGG releases affiliate program value report 2017

The has announced the release of its 2017 affiliate program value report which provides an insight into which affiliate programs perform the best and ones that are below average.


Congratulations to Playn'Go for being certified as compliant to supply its games in Spain and Colombia. This means that Playn'Go games can be used by local operators in the said jurisdictions. The supplier is already compatible with numerous jurisdictions, including Alderney, Denmark, Italy, the United Kingdom, Malta, Belgium, Croatia, Czechia, Lithuania, Latvia and Romania.

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