Like Argyll Entertainment AG

closed 7/31/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Esports Entertainment Group, Inc., acquired Argyll Entertainment AG

synopsis: Malta-based Esports Entertainment Group, Inc. has acquired Swiss online sportsbook and casino operator Argyll Entertainment AG and its operating support subsidiaries. Argyll offers its customers an entertaining, safe, and secure online gaming experience, a rewards program, and access to exclusive and proprietary sports and gaming content.
buyer: Esports Entertainment Group, Inc. (OTCPK:GMBL:$0.00)
Esports Entertainment Group is a licensed Malta-based online gambling company with a focus on esports wagering and 18+ gaming. The company offers fantasy, pools, fixed odds, and exchange style wagering on esports events in a licensed, regulated, and secure platform to the global esports audience. "
target: Argyll Entertainment AG
Switzerland-based Argyll Entertainment is a dynamic and entrepreneurial online gambling operator. The company offers its customers a new online gaming experience that surrounds the traditional online gambling product with a fun, authentic, and engaging entertainment layer.
price ($mm)
$4.23
rev ($mm)
$12
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

Nazara Technologies Pvt. Ltd., acquired HalaPlay Technologies

synopsis: Nazara Technologies, a leading global gaming and sports media company undertakes an equity swap of stocks from Kae Capital to become the majority stakeholder in Halaplay Technologies. HalaPlay is a Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) platform that empowers serious and casual sports enthusiasts to play cash based quick, simple and interesting games.
buyer: Nazara Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
Nazara is a well established mobile content platform provider and games publisher with HQ's in India and Offices in Dubai, London, Africa & Singapore. They specialize in bringing branded properties to the mobile consumers in the most effective way, maximizing revenues as well as promoting brands. "
target: HalaPlay Technologies
HalaPlay is a Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) platform that empowers serious and casual sports enthusiasts to play cash based quick, simple and interesting games.
price ($mm)
$1.93
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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)
$85
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
7.4x
EV / EBITDA
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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announced 12/20/2017 via BNC Analysis

Mr Green & Co. AB, will acquire Evoke Gaming Ltd

synopsis: Mr Green & Co. AB, an online gaming company that offers over 700 casino games, will acquire Evoke Gaming from Bonnier Ventures, the venture arm of media group Bonnier. Evoke Gaming is an online gaming company that offers thrilling and enjoyable online gaming experiences to millions through brands such as Redbet.com, Heypoker.com, and Whitebet.com.
buyer: Mr Green & Co. AB (OM:MRG:$144.95)
Mr Green & Co. AB, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an online gaming company. The company's mission is to be a significant global operator, and to shape the future of the online gaming industry. Mr Green & Co. offers over 700 casino games that are available online and on mobile devices. "
target parent: Bonnier AB
target: Evoke Gaming Ltd
Evoke Gaming Ltd is based in Malta, and is a regulated online gaming company. They have been offering a thrilling and enjoyable online gaming experience to millions through brands that include Redbet.com, Heypoker.com, Whitebet.com, Bertil.com, Vinnarum.com and Mamamiabingo.com.
price ($mm)
$8.24
rev ($mm)
$18
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.6x
EV / EBITDA
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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announced 9/22/2016 via BNC Analysis

Activistic Limited, will acquire Plus Connect Limited

synopsis: Micro-donations platform provider Activistic Limited announced it has signed a binding bid implementation agreement to make an off market takeover offer to acquire Plus Connect Limited which, through two of its subsidiary companies, is engaged in the provision of online and app based charity lottery products, initially in Australia.
buyer: Activistic Limited (ASX:ACU:$0.02)
Through technology and innovation, Activistic exists to unite those who have a need with those who feel the need to help. Activistic’s micro donations technology is a transformative idea. Their micro payments solution avoids the problems associated with credit cards and direct debits. "
target: Plus Connect Limited
Plus Connect is an Australian based company established to commercialise a new generation of online and app based betting and social gaming products. Plus Connect aims to deliver a socially responsible wagering model providing significant benefits to partner charities and sporting organisations.
price ($mm)
$4.36
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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)
$29
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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
EV / rev
2.6x
EV / EBITDA
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)
$668
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/1/2015 via

Sportech Racing and Digital, acquired DraftDay

synopsis: MGT Capital Investments, Inc. announced that it has signed an Asset Purchase Agreement to sell its daily fantasy sports assets including DraftDay, the third largest operator in the daily fantasy sports industry, to Sportech Digital and Racing, a division of Sportech PLC and a leading global provider of wagering technology solutions.
buyer parent: Sportech
buyer: Sportech Racing and Digital
Sportech Racing and Digital, a division of Sportech PLC, is a leading global provider of wagering technology solutions to licensed racetracks, off-track betting networks, Internet wagering operators and casinos. "
target parent: MGT Capital Investments
target: DraftDay (DDAY:$25.89)
DraftDay operates one of the industry's largest and most respected daily fantasy sports wagering sites, ranking fourth highest among competitors in the most recent Alexa reports. DraftDay is also a leader in the popular quick-pick style of skill-based fantasy sports gaming.
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announced 4/1/2014 via PR Newswire

MGT Capital Investments, will acquire DraftDay

synopsis: MGT Capital Investments, Inc. announced that it has entered into an asset purchase agreement with online poker training site, CardRunners Gaming, Inc., to acquire the DraftDay fantasy sport business and software platform. DraftDay operates one of the industry's largest and most respected daily fantasy sports wagering sites.
buyer: MGT Capital Investments (AMEX:MGT:$0.10)
MGT Capital Investments, Inc. and its subsidiaries are engaged in the business of acquiring, developing and monetizing assets in the online and mobile gaming space. Its acquisition strategy is designed to obtain control of assets with a focus on risk mitigation coupled with large potential upside. "
target parent: CardRunners Gaming, Inc.
target: DraftDay (DDAY:$25.89)
DraftDay operates one of the industry's largest and most respected daily fantasy sports wagering sites, ranking fourth highest among competitors in the most recent Alexa reports. DraftDay is also a leader in the popular quick-pick style of skill-based fantasy sports gaming.
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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]
$31 [$37]
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closed 7/31/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Esports Entertainment Group, Inc., acquired Argyll Entertainment AG

synopsis: Malta-based Esports Entertainment Group, Inc. has acquired Swiss online sportsbook and casino operator Argyll Entertainment AG and its operating support subsidiaries. Argyll offers its customers an entertaining, safe, and secure online gaming experience, a rewards program, and access to exclusive and proprietary sports and gaming content.
buyer: Esports Entertainment Group, Inc. (OTCPK:GMBL:$0.00)
Esports Entertainment Group is a licensed Malta-based online gambling company with a focus on esports wagering and 18+ gaming. The company offers fantasy, pools, fixed odds, and exchange style wagering on esports events in a licensed, regulated, and secure platform to the global esports audience. "
target: Argyll Entertainment AG
Switzerland-based Argyll Entertainment is a dynamic and entrepreneurial online gambling operator. The company offers its customers a new online gaming experience that surrounds the traditional online gambling product with a fun, authentic, and engaging entertainment layer.
price ($mm)
$4.23
rev ($mm)
$12
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.4x
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closed 7/31/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Esports Entertainment Group, Inc., acquired Argyll Entertainment AG

synopsis: Malta-based Esports Entertainment Group, Inc. has acquired Swiss online sportsbook and casino operator Argyll Entertainment AG and its operating support subsidiaries. Argyll offers its customers an entertaining, safe, and secure online gaming experience, a rewards program, and access to exclusive and proprietary sports and gaming content.
buyer: Esports Entertainment Group, Inc. (OTCPK:GMBL:$0.00)
Esports Entertainment Group is a licensed Malta-based online gambling company with a focus on esports wagering and 18+ gaming. The company offers fantasy, pools, fixed odds, and exchange style wagering on esports events in a licensed, regulated, and secure platform to the global esports audience. "
target: Argyll Entertainment AG
Switzerland-based Argyll Entertainment is a dynamic and entrepreneurial online gambling operator. The company offers its customers a new online gaming experience that surrounds the traditional online gambling product with a fun, authentic, and engaging entertainment layer.
price ($mm)
$4.23
rev ($mm)
$12
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.4x
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/5/2017 via Market Wire

Esports Entertainment Group, Inc., will purchase Ardmore Investments SP. Z O.O from Swissbet

synopsis: Esports Entertainment Group, Inc. a licensed online gambling company with a specific focus on eSports wagering, will acquire Ardmore Investments SP. Z O.O, a subsidiary of Switzerland based gambling software developer Swiss Interactive Software GmbH (Swissbet). Ardmore is the developer and owner of the source code of gambling software.
buyer: Esports Entertainment Group, Inc. (OTCPK:GMBL:$0.00)
Esports Entertainment Group Inc. is a licensed online gambling company specifically focused on Esports wagering and 18+ gaming. Initially, Esports Entertainment intends to offer bet exchange style wagering on esports events to the global esports audience, excluding the US and EU. "
seller: Swissbet
Ardmore is a Polish corporation with offices in Warsaw, Poland. Ardmore is the developer and owner of the source code of the Bet Exchange Software utilized to create the an Esports wagering platform, as well as other gaming and gambling software.
price ($mm)
$4.48
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announced 4/22/2020 via Reuters

OPAP SA, will acquire Stoiximan.gr

synopsis: OPAP, Europe’s fourth largest gaming company, has agreed to acquire a controlling stake in the fast-growing Greek and Cypriot business of online bookmaker Stoiximan. Stoiximan is the leading online gaming operator in Greece, developing cutting edge technology and offering 24/7 entertainment to their members.
buyer: OPAP SA (ATSE:OPAP:$674.07)
OPAP is the leading gaming company in Greece and one of the most renowned in its industry worldwide. Founded in 1958, the company holds the exclusive rights to the operation and management of numerical lotteries, sports betting games, horseracing mutual betting, and more. "
target: Stoiximan.gr
Stoiximan is the leading online gaming operator in Greece, developing cutting edge technology and offering 24/7 entertainment to their members. Their operations are increasingly expanding across Europe under their international brand, Betano.
price ($mm)
$178*
rev ($mm)
$214
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.6x
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/2/2019 via Wall Street Journal

Flutter Entertainment plc, will acquire Stars Group Inc.

synopsis: FanDuel owner Flutter Entertainment agreed to buy PokerStars owner Stars Group Inc., creating an online gambling giant as internet and app-based betting is taking hold in the U.S. The Stars Group is a global leader in the online and mobile gaming and interactive entertainment industries.
buyer: Flutter Entertainment plc (ISE:PPB:$2,473.21)
Flutter is an international sports betting, gaming and entertainment business with over six million customers worldwide. Flutter Entertainment plc is the name for Paddy Power Betfair plc, which was formed in 2016 from the merger of Paddy Power plc and Betfair Group plc. "
target: Stars Group Inc. (TSX:TSGI:$2,442.84)
The Stars Group is a global leader in the online and mobile gaming and interactive entertainment industries, entertaining millions of customers across its online real- and play-money poker, gaming and betting product offerings. Their brands include PokerStars, BetStars, Full Tilt, BetEasy and more.
price ($mm)[EV]
$6,103 [$10,839]
rev ($mm)
$2,493
EBITDA ($mm)
$589
EV / rev
4.4x
EV / EBITDA
18.4x
closed 2/1/2019 via BNC Analysis

Paddy Power Betfair plc, acquired Adjarabet

synopsis: Paddy Power Betfair has announced the acquisition of a controlling stake in Georgian gambling company Adjarabet. Adjarabet is an online gambling company based in Georgia. Adjarabet is licensed to offer a full suite of online betting and gaming products in Georgia, including casino, sports, poker and peer-to-peer games.
buyer: Paddy Power Betfair plc (ISE:PPB:$2,473.21)
Paddy Power Betfair plc is one of the leading sports betting and gaming groups in the world. The business was formed from the February 2016 merger of Paddy Power plc and Betfair Group plc and has four divisions. "
target: Adjarabet
Adjarabet is an online gambling company based in Georgia. Adjarabet is licensed to offer a full suite of online betting and gaming products in Georgia, including casino, sports, poker and peer-to-peer games.
price ($mm)
$132*
rev ($mm)
$83
EBITDA ($mm)
$26
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA
9.9x
closed 3/10/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Delaware North Companies Inc., acquired Ruby Seven Studios, Inc.

synopsis: Delaware North, a global leader in hospitality and food service and an innovative operator of regional destination casinos, announced its acquisition of Ruby Seven Studios – a top social casino developer. Ruby Seven Studios has created over 20 titles for the Apple, GooglePlay, Amazon Kindle, Facebook, Yahoo and web platforms.
buyer: Delaware North Companies Inc.
Delaware North is one of the largest privately-held hospitality and food service companies in the world. Delaware North has global operations at high-profile places such as sports and entertainment venues, national and state parks, destination resorts and restaurants, airports, and regional casinos."
target: Ruby Seven Studios, Inc.
Ruby Seven Studios is a top ranking social casino gaming company. Its mission is to bring casino game content to land-based, online casinos and media partners through strategic partnerships, which now include Pechanga Resort and Casino, Tropicana Entertainment and Gala Coral group.
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closed 4/8/2015 via PR Newswire

The Intertain Group Limited, purchased Jackpotjoy, Starspins and Botemania brands from Gamesys Limited

synopsis: The Intertain Group Limited announced that it has completed the acquisition of the Jackpotjoy, Starspins and Botemania brands and related assets. Jackpotjoy is an online Instant Win and Bingo site, Botemania is an online entertainment site for the Spanish market, and Starspins a site for slots only players.
buyer: The Intertain Group Limited (TSX:IT:$0.00)
The Intertain Group Limited is an online gaming company that provides entertainment to a global consumer base. Intertain currently offers casino, bingo and poker games to its customers using the InterCasino, InterPoker, Costa and other brands. "
seller: Gamesys Limited
Jackpotjoy is an online Instant Win and Bingo site, Botemania is an online entertainment site for the Spanish market, and Starspins a site for slots only players.
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announced 9/23/2014 via GlobeNewswire

Elray Gaming, will acquire Golden Galaxy Casino

synopsis: Elray Resources Inc. trading as Elray Gaming announced that it has finalized an agreement to acquire an operating and established online casino by the name of Golden Galaxy. Golden Galaxy Casino is an established and licensed online casino operating in multiple jurisdictions across the globe.
buyer parent: Elray Resources, Inc.
buyer: Elray Gaming
Elray Resources Inc. is a consulting and marketing firm worldwide. They are dedicated to providing new entrants and existing members of the online gaming industry top notch consulting, marketing, media buying services, turn key management and operation. "
target: Golden Galaxy Casino
Golden Galaxy Casino is an established and licensed online casino operating in multiple jurisdictions across the globe. Golden Galaxy Casino offers over 250 state of the art casino games including Blackjack, Roulette, Baccarat and Slots.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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announced 5/26/2017 via PrimeNewswire

500.com Limited, will acquire The Multi Group Ltd.

synopsis: 500.com Limited, a leading online sports lottery service provider in China, is to acquire The Multi Group Ltd., one of the top online lottery betting and online casino platforms in the Nordic countries where it holds substantial market share. The Multi Group is headquartered in Malta.
buyer: 500.com Limited (WBAI:$3.96)
500.com Limited is a leading online sports lottery service provider in China. The Company offers a comprehensive and integrated suite of online lottery services, information, user tools and virtual community venues to its users. "
target: The Multi Group Ltd.
Headquartered in Malta, Multi Group operates Multilotto.com, which is considered one of the top online lottery betting and online casino platforms in the Nordic countries where it holds substantial market share.
price ($mm)
$56*
rev ($mm)
$11
EBITDA ($mm)
$6
EV / rev
5.4x
EV / EBITDA
9.4x
announced 11/26/2012 via BusinessWire

Silvermark LLC, will acquire Florida Gaming Centers, Inc.

synopsis: Florida Gaming Corporation announced a Stock Purchase Agreement for the sale of its wholly owned subsidiary, Florida Gaming Centers, Inc. to Silvermark LLC. Florida Gaming Center is the owner and operator of two jai-alai frontons located in Ft. Pierce and Miami, Florida, which offer poker and inter-track pari-mutuel wagering facilities.
buyer: Silvermark LLC
Silvermark LLC is a company that is buying Florida Gaming Centers, Inc. "
target: Florida Gaming Centers, Inc. (FGMG:$51.20)
Florida Gaming Centers, Inc. owns and operates gaming centers. The company operates jai-alai frontons that feature casino gaming, live and simulcast jai-alai competition, and inter-track pari-mutuel wagering. The company was founded in 1996 and is based in Miami, Florida.
price ($mm)[EV]
$108 [$123]
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