BetVictor Releases BetFinder Horse Racing Product

BetVictor Releases BetFinder Horse Racing Product

On Tuesday, BetVictor announced that it is to launch BetFinder – a special product that has been developed in collaboration with Timeform, which is focused on making betting on horse races simpler, easier and more personalised. The BetFinder service is to be available on BetVictor, including on its Android and iOS mobile applications. The newly-released product is part of a series of gaming and betting innovative solutions which were initiated and designed by BetVictor in order to bring improvement and upgrade to the sports betting experience of its customers. Using…

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Paddy Power Strikes Gaming Content Deal with Red Tiger

Paddy Power Strikes Gaming Content Deal with Red Tiger

The Irish bookmaker Paddy Power has made a content deal with the Isle of Man-based start-up slots developer Red Tiger Gaming. According to the partnership agreement, the betting operator will have the games of Red Tiger available for customers of its website. Under the terms of the deal, Red Tiger will have its gaming content, including casino table games, virtual slots machines, progressive jackpots innovations and Smart Spins bonus engine application offered at the Paddy Power website. The Commercial Director of the UK-based start-up Giles Potter confirmed of the deal…

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CMA Orders Ladbrokes-Coral to Sell Betting Shops to Proceed with Merger

CMA Orders Ladbrokes-Coral to Sell Betting Shops to Proceed with Merger

As initially expected, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has decided that between 350 and 400 shops must be sold by Ladbrokes and Gala Coral in order for them to get a regulatory approval of their merger. This way, the merger between the two companies is set to be finalised in the autumn of 2016. The Inquiry Chair of CMA Martin Cave commented on the final decision of the watchdog, saying that it is the variety and large choice of betting shops in the local areas which make the competition.…

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Praesepe Plc Acquires 25 AGCs from William Clark Operation

Praesepe Plc Acquires 25 AGCs from William Clark Operation

Gauselmann Group’s AGC operator Praesepe Plc has continued to grow its business through the purchase of 25 Adult Gaming Centres (AGCs) from the William Clark operation. The sum of the venue’s acquisition deal has not been officially revealed, but the contract comes as part of the UK-based company’s strategy to consolidate its presence at its national market. Speaking of the takeover deal, William Clark said that Teddy Clark’s AGC brand had been one his oldest ones after being established 40 years ago. He said that the sale of such a…

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Playtech Joins Forces with PokerStars in Content Distribution Deal

Playtech Joins Forces with PokerStars in Content Distribution Deal

The Isle of Man-based gambling software developer Playtech has reached a new content distribution agreement with PokerStars. Under the terms of the deal, the already existing collaboration between the two parties is to be extended to a new level. The web-based casino section of PokerStars will be supplied with some of the most popular gaming titles provided by Playtech. The gaming content of the Isle of Man-based provider will be rolled out among the PokerStars offerins at several stages. Various Playtech titles have been launched especially for the Amaya-owned brand’s…

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William Hill Remains Doubtful about 888 and Rank Takeover Offer

William Hill Remains Doubtful about 888 and Rank Takeover Offer

As expected, William Hill made a statement concerning the eventual takeover offer by gaming operators 888 Holdings and Rank Group saying that it remains doubtful on the matter. The bookmaker confirmed that it had already received a preliminary bid, but no acquisition price, transaction structure, terms and conditions and form of consideration were proposed by the two operators’ consortium. The latter had not suggested the takeover’s timing as well. According to the official statement issued by William Hill on Monday, the company’s Board is ready to “listen and consider” any…

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888 Holdings and Rank Group Consider £3-Billion Acquisition Bid for Struggling William Hill

888 Holdings and Rank Group Consider £3-Billion Acquisition Bid for Struggling William Hill

The online betting company 888 Holdings and the casino operator Rank Group are having negotiations over a joint takeover bid for William Hill, which has been lately having some difficulties. The joint bit is estimated to £3 billion. An eventual takeover would be the latest in a series of acquisition deals between gaming groups at a time that most companies are facing some difficulties associated with harsher regulations and increased new taxes have influenced on profits in the sector. The information was made public through a joint statement of the…

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Pragmatic Play Acquired by IBID Group

Pragmatic Play Acquired by IBID Group

According to a statement made by the investment firm IBID Group, an acquisition of the entire share capital that Pragmatic Play had issued has been finalised. The latter is a business-to-business company that currently provides a variety of virtual casino gaming options to clients worldwide. Pragmatic Play’s offices are based in Malta and the Isle of Man to date. As revealed by IBID Group in its statement, the investment development company intends to turn Pragmatic Play into a major business-to-business digital gaming content supplier by working in collaboration with first-class…

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Marathonbet Announces Quickspin Slots Addition to Expand Portfolio

Marathonbet Announces Quickspin Slots Addition to Expand Portfolio

The UK-based betting operator Marathonbet is to expand their portfolio by adding some of the Quickspin products to their offerings. The company, which is one of the oldest independent casino and sportsbook operators, is aiming at consolidating its positions by making new additions. Established back in 1997, Marathonbet in an online casino and betting company that operates throughout a number of Internet gaming licenses. Currently, the company is licensed in the UK and in Curacao. The Head of Gaming of Marathonbet Christian Melin confirmed the deal, saying that everyone was…

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iSoftBet Expands GAP with Ainsworth Technology Content Deal

iSoftBet Expands GAP with Ainsworth Technology Content Deal

The leading web-based and mobile casino and gaming provider iSoftBet has managed to expand its Game Aggregation Platform (GAP) service by signing a content deal with Ainsworth Game Technology. The partnership with the Australian company which is headquartered in Newington, Sydney will provide the UK-based company with the chance to add some content from Ainsworth Game Technology to its GAP service. Currently, the GAP service of iSoftBet is considered one of the most advanced casino and gaming platforms on the Internet with a great number of content offerings in its…

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