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closed 8/3/2016 via BNC Analysis

William Hill PLC, acquired Grand Parade

synopsis: William Hill, the home of betting and one of the most recognized, respected and trusted brands in the industry, has acquired betting and gaming digital solutions company, Grand Parade. Grand Parade crafts and constructs digital destinations (apps, websites, widgets, social tools) with the sole intention of increasing user engagement.
buyer: William Hill PLC (LSE:WMH:$2,076.75)
William Hill provides their customers with an array of betting and gaming opportunities across multiple channels in shop, online, mobile and telephone which enable them to bet and play wherever, whenever and however they want. "
target: Grand Parade
Grand Parade Ltd is the world's leading digital creative studio servicing the sports betting and gaming industry. They craft and construct digital destinations (apps, websites, widgets, social tools) with the sole intention of increasing user engagement.
price ($mm)
$18
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closed 9/25/2012 via PR Newswire

Everyday Health, Inc., acquired EQAL

synopsis: Everyday Health, Inc., the leading digital health and wellness company, announced the acquisition of EQAL, a next-generation media company which creates and manages digital media properties for consumer brands and celebrities, including Jennifer Lopez, Bethenny Frankel and Lauren Conrad.
buyer: Everyday Health, Inc. (EVDY:$253.92)
Everyday Health is the leading digital health and wellness company. Attracting 38 million people monthly through its popular websites, mobile applications, and social media presence, it inspires consumers to live healthier lives and helps doctors make more informed decisions for their patients. "
target: EQAL
EQAL is a leading media company that builds strong online communities around entertainment and consumer brands. EQAL combines proprietary technology with community management and editorial services to convert a distributed fan base into a highly-engaged community around a brand.
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announced 9/12/2018 via Company Press Release

SKIYAKI Inc., will acquire SEA Global Co., Ltd.

synopsis: SKIYAKI Inc., a Japanese company that offers internet entertainment content services, will acquire SEA Global Co., Ltd., a marketing company in Japan. SEA Global help sports team create websites and mobile sites. The company works with a variety of sports, including soccer, kendo, volley ball, table tennis, rugby, and badminton.
buyer: SKIYAKI Inc. (TSE:3995:$26.51)
SKIYAKI Inc. offers internet entertainment content services. They are a pioneer in FanTech for planning and managing the fan clubs of artists. Their SKIYAKI EXTRA platform allows companies to easily create and deploy an official fan website that allows fans to book tickets for events. "
target: SEA Global Co., Ltd.
SEA Global is a marketing company in Japan. The company works with a variety of sports, including soccer, kendo, volley ball, rugby, and more. They help sports team create websites and mobile sites. SEA Global also publishes a magazine focused on baseball and provides athlete management services.
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closed 6/12/2019 via BNC Analysis

ReKTGlobal, acquired Greenlit Content

synopsis: Esports infrastructure company and Rogue parent ReKTGlobal has acquired Greenlit Content, a company that operates videogame and esports-centric websites. Greenlit Content has a claimed reach of up to 100M people monthly via its editorial, video, and social content, and also operates GameDaily Connect Conferences.
buyer: ReKTGlobal
ReKTGlobal, Inc is an esports agency and production services company that supports the entire ecosystem. ReKTGlobal also includes an esports jobs board (ReKTJobs), a varsity esports recruiting platform (ReKTUniversity), and Rogue, a professional esports organization. "
target: Greenlit Content
Greenlit Content is a content marketing agency that specializes in creating compelling content aimed at gamers. Greenlit creates content in every format, including videos, livestreams, written articles, VR, and more. Greenlit also helps their clients create and launch their own websites.
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closed 6/12/2017 via PR Newswire

Blue Star Sports, acquired SportsTG

synopsis: Blue Star Sports, the largest and fastest growing provider of sports technology, has acquired SportsTG, the leading provider of digital solutions and technologies to grassroots sport in Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom and other key international markets.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: Blue Star Sports
Blue Star Sports (BSS) is the industry leader in youth sports management by centralizing all operations and providing a complete innovative platform for all national governing bodies, youth sports leagues, clubs and associations. "
target: SportsTG
SportsTG is the leading provider of digital solutions and technologies to grassroots sport in Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom and other key international markets.
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closed 1/18/2017 via BNC Analysis

Webedia SAS, acquired Peach Digital Limited

synopsis: Webedia, a website publisher, announced that it has acquired Peach Digital Limited, a leading cinema web development and digital marketing specialist. Peach’s extensive experience delivering high-end, reliable web solutions for exhibitors has allowed the company to gain significant market share in both the UK and the US over the past decade.
buyer parent: Fimalac SA
buyer: Webedia SAS
Webedia SAS is a website publisher that hosts websites such as PurePeople, PureTrend, Purefans, Shopoon, Dailyconso, and Onlydesign. The company was incorporated in 2007 and is based in Paris, France. "
target: Peach Digital Limited
Peach Digital Limited is a leading cinema web development and digital marketing specialist. Peach’s extensive experience delivering high-end, reliable web solutions for exhibitors has allowed the company to gain significant market share in both the UK and the US over the past decade.
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closed 5/11/2019 via Company Press Release

Paciolan, SIDEARM Sports Inc., acquired NeuLion College

synopsis: SIDEARM Sports, a leader in collegiate athletic digital solutions, and Paciolan, a leader in ticketing, fundraising, marketing, and analytics solutions, has acquired NeuLion College. NeuLion provides web publishing, ticketing, donor management, mobile/OTT apps and HD video streaming technology solutions to College & University Athletic Departments.
buyer: Paciolan
buyer: SIDEARM Sports Inc.
Paciolan is a leader in ticketing, fundraising, marketing, and analytics solutions for sports and entertainment venues. SIDEARM Sports operates an online platform for athletic programs with customized web, social media, design, and mobile content services. "
target: NeuLion College
NeuLion College provides innovative and affordable technology solutions to College & University Athletic Departments. NeuLion College offers web publishing, ticketing, donor management, mobile/OTT apps and HD video streaming technology solutions.
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closed 11/11/2014 via Company Press Release

HockeyTech Canada ULC, acquired LeagueStat

synopsis: HockeyTech acquires LeagueStat, the world’s leading hockey scoring and stats technology used by elite hockey leagues. LeagueStat technology is used by league officials to tabulate the official statistics at hockey games. In real time, those game stats immediately feed to league, team and media websites and mobile apps for fan consumption.
buyer: HockeyTech Canada ULC
HockeyTech is a worldwide leader in providing hockey-related technologies, analytics and information services. At HockeyTech’s core is their Hockey Player Information and Scouting System. It is the world’s largest private data repository on hockey player, team, and league information. "
target: LeagueStat
LeagueStat is the world leading hockey stats and scoring service. Their web based services include Mobile App development, scoring, real time stats, reporting, and administration. They provide the most comprehensive suite of available tools for both communications and operations.
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announced 8/30/2018 via BNC Analysis

QMS Media Limited, will acquire TGI Systems Corporation

synopsis: QMS Media Limited, the fastest growing outdoor media company in Australia and New Zealand, will acquire a 90% stake in TGI Systems Corporation (TGI), a Digital Agency and Technology Provider. TGI creates cutting edge solutions for sports events, from visual branding to LED to Digital Sports Applications.
buyer: QMS Media Limited (ASX:QMS:$124.17)
QMS Media is the fastest growing outdoor media company in Australia and New Zealand, specialising in providing their clients and agency partners with quality advertising solutions. QMS works with their clients to provide the most effective outdoor solutions that engage with their target audience. "
target: TGI Systems Corporation
TGI Systems Corporation (TGI) is a Digital Agency and Technology Provider that creates, builds and runs tailored sports event experiences that excite audiences worldwide. TGI creates cutting edge solutions that deliver superior results, from visual branding to LED to Digital Sports Applications.
price ($mm)
$40*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$8
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EV / EBITDA
5.9x
announced 6/24/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Askott Entertainment Inc. will be merged with FansUnite Media, Inc,

synopsis: Victory Square Technologies Inc. portfolio company FansUnite Entertainment will acquire all of the outstanding securities of Askott Entertainment Inc. by way of a three-cornered amalgamation. Askott is a Vancouver and Malta based software development company that has produced a one of a kind complete iGaming platform, Chameleon Gaming Platform.
buyer parent: Victory Square Technologies
buyer: FansUnite Media, Inc (CNSX:FANS:$0.00)
FansUnite is a sports and entertainment company, focusing on technology related to regulated and lawful online gaming and other related products. The principal business is operating the FansUnite Sportsbook and the website of McBookie Limited, offering online gaming services to the UK market. "
target: Askott Entertainment Inc.
Askott is a Vancouver and Malta based software development company that has produced a one of a kind complete iGaming platform, Chameleon Gaming Platform, with an Esports first focus geared for the next generation of online bettors and casino players.
price ($mm)
$22
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closed 2/6/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Velo Partners, acquired Banana Whale Studios

synopsis: Velo Partners, a UK-based investment company that invests in the gaming industry, has acquired a majority stake in Banana Whale Studios (BWS) from One Horizon Group, a global media and digital technology company. BWS is Singapore-based B2B software provider in the gaming industry focused on the development of online and interactive gaming products.
buyer: Velo Partners
Velo Partners is a UK-based investment company that invests in all segments of the global gaming and gambling industry. Velo Partners manages a portflio spanning the global gaming and gambling industry across mobile, online, land-based, real-money, social, B2B and B2C assets. "
target parent: One Horizon Group
target: Banana Whale Studios
Banana Whale Studios is Singapore-based B2B software provider in the gaming industry focused on the development of cutting edge online and interactive gaming products. The studio has helped develop slots and lottery titles in Asia that have hundreds of thousands of players.
price ($mm)
$2.00*
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announced 5/9/2018 via GlobeNewswire

One Horizon Group, will acquire Banana Whale Studios

synopsis: One Horizon Group, Inc. announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a majority interest in Banana Whale Studios Pte, Ltd., a B2B software provider in the $100+ billion-dollar gaming industry focusing on innovation and next generation games and entertainment.
buyer: One Horizon Group (OHGI:$1.09)
One Horizon Group, Inc. is a developer and reseller of digital technology solutions and secure messaging software for growing online markets in social media, streaming music, gaming, security and education sectors. "
target: Banana Whale Studios
Banana Whale Studios is focused on development of cutting edge online and interactive gaming products. Their slots and lottery titles are presently being deployed in Asia, with player numbers in the hundreds of thousands representing more than $100 million in annual market potential.
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closed 7/5/2017 via BNC Analysis

Scientific Games Corporation, acquired Lapis Software Associates

synopsis: Scientific Games, a leading developer of technology-based products and services and associated content for worldwide gaming, lottery and interactive markets, has completed the acquisition of Lapis Software Associates, a company that provides the global lottery industry with a wide range of information technology products and services.
buyer: Scientific Games Corporation (SGMS:$3,248.40)
Scientific Games Corporation is a leading developer of technology-based products and services and associated content for worldwide gaming, lottery and interactive markets. The Company's portfolio includes gaming machines, game content and systems; table games products and utilities; and more. "
target: Lapis Software Associates
Since 1994, Lapis has provided the global lottery industry with a wide range of information technology products and services spanning point of sale device software, communications, gaming transaction systems, back-office software solutions, mobile applications and other automation solutions.
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closed 8/3/2016 via BNC Analysis

William Hill PLC, acquired Grand Parade

synopsis: William Hill, the home of betting and one of the most recognized, respected and trusted brands in the industry, has acquired betting and gaming digital solutions company, Grand Parade. Grand Parade crafts and constructs digital destinations (apps, websites, widgets, social tools) with the sole intention of increasing user engagement.
buyer: William Hill PLC (LSE:WMH:$2,076.75)
William Hill provides their customers with an array of betting and gaming opportunities across multiple channels in shop, online, mobile and telephone which enable them to bet and play wherever, whenever and however they want. "
target: Grand Parade
Grand Parade Ltd is the world's leading digital creative studio servicing the sports betting and gaming industry. They craft and construct digital destinations (apps, websites, widgets, social tools) with the sole intention of increasing user engagement.
price ($mm)
$18
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closed 8/3/2016 via BNC Analysis

William Hill PLC, acquired Grand Parade

synopsis: William Hill, the home of betting and one of the most recognized, respected and trusted brands in the industry, has acquired betting and gaming digital solutions company, Grand Parade. Grand Parade crafts and constructs digital destinations (apps, websites, widgets, social tools) with the sole intention of increasing user engagement.
buyer: William Hill PLC (LSE:WMH:$2,076.75)
William Hill provides their customers with an array of betting and gaming opportunities across multiple channels in shop, online, mobile and telephone which enable them to bet and play wherever, whenever and however they want. "
target: Grand Parade
Grand Parade Ltd is the world's leading digital creative studio servicing the sports betting and gaming industry. They craft and construct digital destinations (apps, websites, widgets, social tools) with the sole intention of increasing user engagement.
price ($mm)
$18
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closed 8/9/2013 via BNC Analysis

William Hill PLC, acquired TomWaterhouse.com

synopsis: William Hill PLC has announced the acquisition of TomWaterhouse.com, one of Australia’s largest corporate bookmakers. They offer personalised customer service and a large array of wagering options on Australian and International racing and sporting events.
buyer: William Hill PLC (LSE:WMH:$2,076.75)
William Hill provides their customers with an array of betting and gaming opportunities across multiple channels in shop, online, mobile and telephone which enable them to bet and play wherever, whenever and however they want. "
target: TomWaterhouse.com
TomWaterhouse.com is one of Australia’s largest corporate bookmakers. They offer personalised customer service and a large array of wagering options on Australian and International racing and sporting events.
price ($mm)[EV]
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closed 3/19/2013 via Wall Street Journal

GVC Holdings PLC, William Hill PLC, acquired Sportingbet Plc

synopsis: GVC Holdings PLC, a leading provider of B2B and B2C services to the online gaming and sports betting markets, announced that the Group has completed the acquisition of Sportingbet plc. The acquisition was made as part of a recommended offer for Sportingbet by GVC and William Hill plc. William Hill plc has acquired Sportingbet's Australian business.
buyer: GVC Holdings PLC (LSE:GVC:$1,942.07)
buyer: William Hill PLC (LSE:WMH:$2,076.75)
GVC Holdings PLC is a leading provider of services to the online gaming industry. Its shares are listed on AIM and they have been trading since 2004. William Hill provides their customers with an array of betting and gaming opportunities across multiple channels. "
target: Sportingbet Plc
Sportingbet is one of the world’s most well known online gaming operators. They are an online sports betting service, satisfying demand for their global customer base.
price ($mm)[EV]
$590 [$641]
rev ($mm)
$290
EBITDA ($mm)
$49
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2.2x
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13.0x
closed 4/29/2020 via GlobeNewswire

NetBet, acquired Booming Games

synopsis: NetBet, an online bookmaker specializing in sports betting, has acquired Booming Games, a company that delivers high-end, next-level gaming to the slots market. Booming Games utilizes the knowledge of seasoned experts, who apply their years of expertise in the industry to craft games to the highest of standards.
buyer: NetBet
Based in Malta, NetBet is an online bookmaker specializing in sports betting. NetBet povides its users with a friendly environment, total security and reliable navigation. Its features are recognised by flagship organisations specialising in regulating and controlling online gaming sites. "
target: Booming Games
Based in Malta, Booming Games delivers high-end, next-level gaming to the slots market. Booming Games utilizes the knowledge of seasoned experts, who apply their years of expertise in the industry to craft games to the highest of standards.
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announced 8/14/2019 via BNC Analysis

Ellmount Gaming, will acquire Highroller

synopsis: Ellmount Gaming, an online casino gaming development company that aims to deliver the best user experience, will be acquiring Highroller, an online casino world that users can experience a journey of heists and rewards.
buyer: Ellmount Gaming
Based in Sweden, Ellmount Gaming is an online casino gaming development company that aims to deliver the best user experience. Their team is always looking for the optimal solution, with expertise in back and front-end development, business intelligence, and online marketing. "
target parent: Gaming Innovation Group
target: Highroller
Highroller is an online casino world that users can experience a journey of heists and rewards. The game contains online slots, roulette, blackjack, live dealers, skill games, and online jackpots, with new games added every week.
price ($mm)
$7.80
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announced 6/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

JPJ Group plc, will acquire Gamesys Limited

synopsis: London-listed JPJ Group Plc will acquire operating partner Gamesys Limited outright, a UK-based online gambling software developer and operator. Gamesys operates several of the UK and Europe’s leading online social and real money slots, casino and bingo sites on both web and mobile and tablet with new products and apps being released regularly.
buyer: JPJ Group plc (LSE:JPJ:$412.79)
JPJ Group plc is a UK-based online gaming holding company. The group is a global bingo-led operator with a strong portfolio of online gaming brands. JPJ Group offers bingo and casino games to its customers through Jackpotjoy, Starspins, Botemania, Vera&John, InterCasino and other brands. "
target: Gamesys Limited
UK-based Gamesys Limited is an online gambling software developer and operator and currently operate several of the UK and Europe’s leading online social and real money slots, casino and bingo sites on both web and mobile and tablet with new products and apps being released regularly.
price ($mm)
$624
rev ($mm)
$85
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7.4x
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closed 11/26/2017 via BNC Analysis

GVC Holdings PLC, acquired Cozy Games Management Ltd.

synopsis: UK-listed online gambling operator GVC Holdings appears to have dramatically boosted its online bingo portfolio by reportedly acquiring UK operator Cozy Games. As a leading gaming company, Cozy Games prides themselves on game development, delivery and a product suite of over a hundred games including bingo, slots, table games, and more.
buyer: GVC Holdings PLC (LSE:GVC:$1,942.07)
GVC Holdings PLC is a multinational sports betting and gaming group. GVC has four business segments with a number of leading brands; Sports Labels (bwin, Sportingbet, gamebookers), Games Labels (partypoker, partycasino, Foxy Bingo, Gioco Digitale, CasinoClub), B2B and non-core assets. "
target: Cozy Games Management Ltd.
As a leading gaming company, Cozy Games prides themselves on game development, delivery and a product suite of over a hundred games including bingo, classic and video slots, table games, scratch cards and network jackpots.
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closed 9/30/2015 via BusinessWire

Unibet Group plc, acquired Stan James plc

synopsis: Following the satisfaction of conditions precedent, Unibet Group plc has finalised the acquisition of the online gambling business of Stan James Group plc. Stan James is one of the most well respected online gambling operators in the locally regulated UK market offering online sports betting, casino and poker through its web site www.stanjames.com.
buyer: Unibet Group plc (OM:UNIB SD:$477.89)
Unibet Group is one of Europe’s largest listed online gambling operators and is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. Unibet Group provides services in 21 languages to over 10.3 million customers in over 100 countries through several subsidiaries and brands. "
target: Stan James plc
StanJames.com is a global online gaming brand. Stan James has built an outstanding reputation across the industry for high standards in integrity and innovation. Their priority is to provide customers with an enriched experience to maximise the enjoyment of sports and games.
price ($mm)
$29
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$2
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13.5x
announced 9/4/2015 via BNC Analysis

GVC Holdings PLC, will acquire bwin.party digital entertainment plc

synopsis: GVC Holdings PLC sealed an offer to acquire bwin.party digital entertainment plc. The company is the world’s leading publicly listed online gaming platform with more than 20 million users. It offers Sports bets, Poker, Casino and Games.
buyer: GVC Holdings PLC (LSE:GVC:$1,942.07)
GVC Holdings PLC (AIM:GVC) is a multinational sports betting and gaming group. Their corporate objective is to generate cash and to return a high proportion of this to shareholders by way of dividends. "
target: bwin.party digital entertainment plc (LSE:BPTY:$643.94)
Bwin Interactive Entertainment AG is the world’s leading publicly listed online gaming platform. More than 20 million users have registered for the extensive line-up of Sports bets, Poker, Casino and Games.
price ($mm)
$1,702
rev ($mm)
$643
EBITDA ($mm)
$83
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2.6x
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20.5x
cancelled 7/17/2015 via

888 Holdings Public Limited Company, cancelled an acquisition of bwin.party digital entertainment plc

synopsis: 888 Holdings company has agreed to acquire Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment, an online gambling company. Bwin.Party is the global listed online gaming business with market leading positions in each of our four product verticals: poker, sports betting, casino and bingo. Their leading brands include bwin, partypoker, partycasino and Foxy Bingo.
buyer: 888 Holdings Public Limited Company (LSE:888:$540.60)
888 Holdings Public Limited Company (888) is one of the world's most popular online gaming entertainment companies. Included amongst 888's many online gaming establishments are Casino-on-Net, Pacific Poker, 888ladies bingo and 888 sport. "
target: bwin.party digital entertainment plc (LSE:BPTY:$643.94)
Bwin Interactive Entertainment AG is the world’s leading publicly listed online gaming platform. More than 20 million users have registered for the extensive line-up of Sports bets, Poker, Casino and Games.
price ($mm)
$1,400
rev ($mm)
$668
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2.1x
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announced 2/19/2013 via BusinessWire

Betsson Malta, Ltd, will purchase Gaming websites from Cherry AB

synopsis: Betsson Malta has entered into an agreement to acquire the gaming website brands Sverigeautomaten.com, Norgesautomaten.com and Danmarksautomaten.com from Cherry AB, for a consideration of SEK 286 million, of which SEK 60 million constitutes an additional purchase price.
buyer parent: Betsson AB
buyer: Betsson Malta, Ltd
Betsson Malta, Ltd offers a wide range of first-class online gambling products and games in a safe and user-friendly gaming environment. Betsson’s product portfolio currently includes: Sportsbook, Betting Exchange, Casino, Poker, Games, Scratchcards, Bingo. "
seller: Cherry AB (OM:CHER B:$261.98)
The gaming websites from Cherry AB include the brands Sverigeautomaten.com, Norgesautomaten.com and Danmarksautomaten.com.
price ($mm)
$45
rev ($mm)
$26
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.1x
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announced 1/9/2013 via GlobeNewswire

2UP Gaming PLC, will acquire DBG Poker Group

synopsis: UK based 2UP Gaming PLC, operators of a leading online gaming website www.2UP.com, has announced that they have executed an agreement to acquire the DBG Poker Group--a European provider of online gaming software and hardware technology and services--for €25 million in cash and stock.
buyer: 2UP Gaming PLC (GXG:2GM:$0.00)
2UP Gaming PLC is a UK based publicly held provider of leisure and entertainment products in the gaming, wagering and lotteries segments of the gambling industry. "
target: DBG Poker Group
DBG Poker Group offers casino games such as Poker, Blackjack, Baccarat, and Roulette that are streamed directly from a real world casino to internet players, thus ensuring a fair, honest and transparent online gaming experience.
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$33
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closed 3/15/2011 via Bloomberg

PartyGaming Plc, merged with bwin Interactive Entertainment AG

synopsis: PartyGaming Plc plans to acquire Bwin Interactive Entertainment AG, the world’s leading publicly listed online gaming platform, in a reverse takeover to create the world’s biggest publicly traded online gambling company.
buyer: PartyGaming Plc
Founded in 1997, PartyGaming is the world's leading listed online gaming company. The Group offers a variety of games through an integrated Party-branded platform and through a number of secondary brands. "
target: bwin Interactive Entertainment AG (LSE:BPTY:$643.94)
bwin Interactive Entertainment AG is the world’s leading publicly listed online gaming platform. More than 20 million users have registered for the extensive line-up of Sports bets, Poker, Casino and Games.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,746 [$1,537]
rev ($mm)
$541
EBITDA ($mm)
$95
EV / rev
2.8x
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16.2x
closed 4/30/2010 via BusinessWire

Betsson Malta, Ltd, acquired Betfriends, Ltd

synopsis: Betsson has acquired the Malta-based online poker operator, Betfriends.
buyer parent: Betsson AB
buyer: Betsson Malta, Ltd
Betsson Malta, Ltd offers a wide range of first-class online gambling products and games in a safe and user-friendly gaming environment. Betsson’s product portfolio currently includes: Sportsbook, Betting Exchange, Casino, Poker, Games, Scratchcards, Bingo. "
target: Betfriends, Ltd
Betfriends is an online poker operator in Malta with 4,000 active customers. They also offer sports betting, casino and poker to the end users.
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closed 2/16/2016 via BNC Analysis

Black Spark Limited, Silverspin Media Ltd, purchased 3rd Party Platform Driven Properties from Gaming Realms plc

synopsis: Gaming Realms, the creator and publisher of mobile real money and social games, today announces that it has conditionally sold its third party platform driven website properties to Silverspin Media Ltd and Blackspark Limited. These properties include the Iceland Bingo IP, Lucky Charm Bingo, Cupcake Bingo and Diva Bingo.
buyer: Silverspin Media Ltd
buyer: Black Spark Limited
Silverspin Media Limited is a holding company for media related properties. Black Spark Limited is a Private Limited Company with Share Capital. "
seller: Gaming Realms plc (AIM:GMR:$46.72)
Gaming Realms' third party platform driven website properties include the Iceland Bingo IP, Lucky Charm Bingo, Cupcake Bingo, Diva Bingo and more. Gaming Realms creates, develops and markets interactive next-generation online gaming applications.
price ($mm)
$3.47
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closed 6/18/2015 via PR Newswire

American Gaming Systems, acquired RocketPlay

synopsis: American Gaming Systems, a leading supplier of Class II and Class III slot machines as well as specialty table games, announced that it has acquired social gaming company RocketPlay. Rocketplay is a leading gaming company developing social casino titles for mobile devices.
buyer: American Gaming Systems (AGS:$229.04)
American Gaming Systems ("AGS") is a full-service designer and manufacturer of gaming products for the casino floor. The Company's roots are in the Class II, Native American market, and expanded to include top performing slot games for the Class III commercial marketplace and table games. "
target parent: Pitango Venture Capital
target: RocketPlay
RocketPlay is a leading mobile social casino gaming company led by an experienced team of social gaming veterans. The company is funded by Pitango Venture Capital, and has primary offices in San Francisco and Tel Aviv.
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announced 9/10/2013 via BNC Analysis

Nouveau Holdings, Ltd., will acquire Play31.net

synopsis: Nouveau Holdings Ltd, a growth phase holding company, has entered into an agreement to acquire B3Square1, an Online Gaming company and the operator of Play31.net.
buyer: Nouveau Holdings, Ltd.
Nouveau Holdings, Ltd. is a growth phase holding company with interests in the mining sector, industrial and civil construction sector. Nouveau has interests in patent pending drilling and mining technology equipment manufacturing. "
target: Play31.net
B3Square1 LLC operates a social network gaming site Play31.net. The company offers 31, which is a derivative poker game and is played for real money.
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closed 4/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

TronAce, acquired Trondice

synopsis: TRONAce, the first gaming platform on the Tron network, has acquired TRONdice, a leading gambling dApp built on Tron’s blockchain network. TRONdice offers a fair, just, and open blockchain lottery gaming platform. TRONdice allows users to bet Tron coins (TRX) to try and win TRX and dice tokens.
buyer: TronAce
TRONAce is the first gaming platform on the Tron network. TRONAce is committed to creating one of the most popular gaming platforms and incubation platforms on the Tron network. Players can bet and win Tron coins (TRX) as well has ace tokens that enable them to become shareholders of TRONAce. "
target: Trondice
TRONdice is a leading gambling dApp built on Tron’s blockchain network. TRONdice offers a fair, just, and open blockchain lottery gaming platform. TRONdice allows users to bet Tron coins (TRX) to try and win TRX and dice tokens.
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closed 3/21/2019 via BNC Analysis

ATG, Inc, acquired Ecosys A/S

synopsis: AB Trav och Galopp (ATG), a Swedish horse racing betting operator, has acquired 25syv, a Danish gaming company group. 25syv owns and operates sports betting, casino, and mobile casino platforms. Their brands include Bet25, Rød25, Casino GO, and Derby25. 25syv provides a modern and innovative approach to the gaming market.
buyer: ATG, Inc
AB Trav och Galopp (ATG) is a Swedish horse racing betting operator. ATG offers a huge number of betting products and combinations, from the multi-leg and great exotic V75 to straight bets. ATG also offers sports betting and casino games. "
target: Ecosys A/S
Founded in 2007, 25syv is a Danish gaming company group. 25syv owns and operates sports betting, casino, and mobile casino platforms. Their brands include Bet25, Rød25, Casino GO, and Derby25. 25syv provides a modern and innovative approach to the gaming market.
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announced 3/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

888 Holdings Public Limited Company, will acquire BetBright

synopsis: 888 Holdings (888), one of the world's most popular online gaming entertainment companies, will acquire BetBright, an online sports betting operator in Ireland. BetBright aims to provide sports enthusiasts with a better betting experience. BetBright offers betting services for football, horse racing, golf, basketball, cricket, tennis, and more.
buyer: 888 Holdings Public Limited Company (LSE:888:$540.60)
888 Holdings Public Limited Company (888) is one of the world's most popular online gaming entertainment companies. Included amongst 888's many online gaming establishments are Casino-on-Net, Pacific Poker, 888ladies bingo and 888 sport. "
target: BetBright
BetBright is an online sports betting operator in Ireland. BetBright aims to provide sports enthusiasts with a better betting experience. BetBright offers betting services for football, horse racing, golf, basketball, cricket, tennis, and more.
price ($mm)
$20
rev ($mm)
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closed 11/22/2018 via Company Press Release

GVC Holdings PLC, acquired Neds

synopsis: GVC Holdings PLC, the multinational sports betting and gaming group, has acquired Neds International, an online betting operator in Australia. Neds operates betting services for horse racing and a variety of sports, including American football, baseball, basketball, boxing, cricket, darts, soccer, tennis, and much more.
buyer: GVC Holdings PLC (LSE:GVC:$1,942.07)
GVC Holdings PLC is a multinational sports betting and gaming group that operates through online and retail channels. The company offers sports betting, casino, poker and bingo. Their brands include bwin, Sportingbet, partypoker, partycasino, Foxy Bingo Betdq, Betboo, Coral, and more. "
target: Neds
Neds is an online betting operator in Australia. Neds is a robust platform for fast, safe, and secure sports betting. Neds operates betting services for horse racing and a variety of sports, including American football, baseball, basketball, boxing, cricket, darts, soccer, tennis, and much more.
price ($mm)
$49
rev ($mm)
$72
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/8/2018 via Company Press Release

Cherry AB, acquired Highlight Games Ltd.

synopsis: Cherry AB, a Swedish innovating and fast-growing company in the gambling industry, has acquired additional shares to have total ownership in Highlight Games, a sports-betting company, using virtual footage to create unique sports content.
buyer: Cherry AB (OM:CHER B:$261.98)
Cherry AB is a Swedish innovating and fast-growing gaming company. Cherry operates through five diversified business areas: Online Gaming, Game Development, Online Marketing, Gaming Technology, and Restaurant Casino. "
target: Highlight Games Ltd.
Based in the UK, Highlight Games created the world’s first video virtual league using broadcast footage. They offer a unique and patented product, together with multi-year rights to use footage from inter alia historical football matches to create unique virtual sports content.
price ($mm)
$7.03*
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announced 5/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

Mr Green & Co. AB, will acquire 11.lv

synopsis: As part of its strategy to establish operations in the Baltics, Mr Green & Co (MRG) has signed an agreement to acquire a majority of the Latvian gaming operator 11.lv, a well-known iGaming brand with a focus on Sportsbook and the third largest iGaming operator in Latvia.
buyer: Mr Green & Co. AB (OM:MRG:$144.95)
Mr Green & Co (MRG) is a fast-growing, innovative online gaming (iGaming) Group with operations in twelve markets. MRG offers a superior experience in a Green Gaming environment. MRG operates the iGaming sites Mr Green, Redbet, Vinnarum Casino, Bertil, MamaMia Casino, BingoSjov and BingoSlottet. "
target: 11.lv
11.lv is a well-known Latvian online gaming (iGaming) brand with a focus on Sportsbook and the third largest iGaming operator in Latvia. The company has a gaming license in Latvia and offers betting, casino and live casino.
price ($mm)
$3.30*
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Ticker: GB:SPO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sportech
Sportech
Sportech is one of the worlds leading suppliers and operator of pools and tote gaming. Sportech operates across two of the most popular betting sports, football and horseracing, as well as offering its customers a suite of eGmaing products including bingo, casino & poker.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$83.26
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.84)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.77)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
553
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Ticker: LSE:WMH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
William Hill PLC
William Hill PLC
William Hill provides their customers with an array of betting and gaming opportunities across multiple channels in shop, online, mobile and telephone which enable them to bet and play wherever, whenever and however they want.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$2,076.75
EBITDA ($mm)
$386.17
EBIT ($mm)
$332.21
Net Income ($mm)
$266.68
Employees
16000
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Ticker: LSE:888
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
888 Holdings Public Limited Company
888 Holdings Public Limited Company (888) is one of the world's most popular online gaming entertainment companies. Included amongst 888's many online gaming establishments are Casino-on-Net, Pacific Poker, 888ladies bingo and 888 sport.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$540.60
EBITDA ($mm)
$97.10
EBIT ($mm)
$88.60
Net Income ($mm)
$94.80
Employees
1364
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Ticker: OM:CHER B
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cherry AB
Cherry AB
Cherry is a Swedish gaming company established in 1963 specialized in online casinos and online lotteries and games development, through subsidiaries in Malta. Cherry is the market leader in casinos in restaurants and nightclubs in Sweden.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$261.98
EBITDA ($mm)
$53.53
EBIT ($mm)
$40.10
Net Income ($mm)
$14.28
Employees
1407
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Ticker: OM:NLAB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nordic Leisure AB
Nordic Leisure AB
Nordic Leisure owns and manages companies in the gaming and media sectors, and has two business areas: iGaming (online gaming) and Media (affiliation primarily in Internet). The operational activities within the iGaming consolidated in the wholly owned Lifland Gaming Group.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$19.48
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.56
EBIT ($mm)
$1.48
Net Income ($mm)
$5.45
Employees
126
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Ticker: GXG:2GM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2UP Gaming PLC
2UP Gaming PLC
2UP Gaming PLC is a UK based publicly held provider of leisure and entertainment products in the gaming, wagering and lotteries segments of the gambling industry. Through www.2UP.com customers can access all gaming, wagering and lottery products from one website.
year
2013
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Ticker: CNSX:BETS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
i3 Interactive Inc.
i3 Interactive Inc.
i3 Interactive Inc. is in the business of providing customers with an online and mobile gaming platform which will provide sports fans worldwide with a unique and highly-engaging social gaming product, and sports betting and casino product offering.
year
2019
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EBIT ($mm)
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Employees
0
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Ticker: OM:MRG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mr Green & Co. AB
Mr Green & Co (MRG) is a fast-growing, innovative online gaming (iGaming) Group with operations in twelve markets. MRG offers a superior experience in a Green Gaming environment. MRG operates the iGaming sites Mr Green, Redbet, Vinnarum Casino, Bertil, MamaMia Casino, BingoSjov and BingoSlottet.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$144.95
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.96
EBIT ($mm)
$13.16
Net Income ($mm)
$12.37
Employees
324
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Ticker: OM:LEO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LeoVegas
Based in Malta, LeoVegas bases its development on "Mobile First" and is at the forefront of using state-of-the-art technology in the mobile gaming market. The company has attracted a steadily growing customer base through innovative, effective and data-driven marketing.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$224.61
EBITDA ($mm)
$34.25
EBIT ($mm)
$32.54
Net Income ($mm)
$31.27
Employees
479
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Ticker: OTCPK:GMBL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Esports Entertainment Group, Inc.
Esports Entertainment Group, Inc.
Esports Entertainment Group Inc. is a licensed online gambling company specifically focused on Esports wagering and 18+ gaming. Initially, Esports Entertainment intends to offer bet exchange style wagering on esports events to the global esports audience, excluding the US and EU.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.04)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.05)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4
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Ticker: LSE:GVC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GVC Holdings PLC
GVC Holdings PLC
GVC Holdings PLC is a multinational sports betting and gaming group. Their corporate objective is to generate cash and to return a high proportion of this to shareholders by way of dividends.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1,942.07
EBITDA ($mm)
$361.05
EBIT ($mm)
$126.46
Net Income ($mm)
$106.75
Employees
28000
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Ticker: CHDN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Churchill Downs, Inc.
Churchill Downs, Inc.
Churchill Downs is an industry-leading racing, gaming and online entertainment company anchored by their iconic flagship event - The Kentucky Derby. They are a leader in brick-and-mortar casino gaming and they are the largest legal online account wagering platform for horseracing in the U.S.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$1,324.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$310.40
EBIT ($mm)
$218.80
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4000
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Ticker: PENN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Penn National Gaming, Inc.
Penn National Gaming, Inc.
Penn National Gaming owns, operates or has ownership interests in gaming and racing facilities and video gaming terminal operations with a focus on slot machine entertainment. The Company operates twenty-seven facilities in seventeen jurisdictions.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$3,140.35
EBITDA ($mm)
$835.65
EBIT ($mm)
$578.43
Net Income ($mm)
$513.80
Employees
18754
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Ticker: PNK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc.
Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc.
Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. is a gaming and hospitality company based in the Las Vegas Valley, Nevada that was created in 1938. Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. owns and operates seven casinos, located in Louisiana, Missouri, and Indiana, and a racetrack in Ohio.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$1,197.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$254.73
EBIT ($mm)
$139.04
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
7463
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Ticker: ISLE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc.
Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. is a gaming company headquartered in Creve Coeur, Missouri which operates casinos and associated entertainment and lodging facilities in the United States and abroad.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$977.37
EBITDA ($mm)
$182.33
EBIT ($mm)
$106.28
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
7700
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Ticker: LACO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lakes Entertainment, Inc.
Lakes Entertainment, Inc. currently owns the Rocky Gap Casino Resort near Cumberland, Maryland. Lakes also has an investment in Rock Ohio Ventures, LLC’s casino and racino developments in Ohio and Kentucky.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$56.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.64
EBIT ($mm)
($1.92)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
435
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