Like Retama Park Racetrack

announced 4/26/2012 via PR Newswire

Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc., will acquire Retama Park Racetrack

synopsis: Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. announced that a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company has entered into agreements to secure a 75.5% equity stake in Retama Partners, Ltd., the owner of the racing license for Retama Park Racetrack. Retama Park is a class 1 pari-mutuel horse-racing track located in San Antonio, Texas.
buyer: Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. (PNK:$1,197.10)
Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. owns and operates six casinos, located in Louisiana, Missouri, and Indiana, and a racetrack in Ohio. In addition, Pinnacle is developing L'Auberge Casino & Hotel Baton Rouge, and holds a 26% ownership stake in Asian Coast Development (Canada) Ltd. "
target: Retama Park Racetrack
Located approximately 20 miles northeast of downtown San Antonio, Texas, Retama Park is a class 1 pari-mutuel horse-racing track directly off of Interstate 35 in Selma, Texas.
price ($mm)
$23*
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announced 5/14/2014 via GlobeNewswire

Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc., will acquire The Meadows Racetrack and Casino

synopsis: Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc., a company engaged in the business of acquiring, financing, and owning real estate property to be leased to gaming operators, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire The Meadows Racetrack and Casino located in Washington, Pennsylvania, from Cannery Casino Resorts, LLC.
buyer: Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. (GLPI:$357.81)
Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. is engaged in the business of acquiring, financing, and owning real estate property to be leased to gaming operators in "triple net" lease arrangements. "
target parent: Cannery Casino Resorts
target: The Meadows Racetrack and Casino
The Meadows Racetrack and Casino is a standardbred harness racing track and slot machine casino in North Strabane Township near Meadow Lands, Washington County, Pennsylvania, United States.
price ($mm)
$465
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announced 8/20/2013 via PR Newswire

Tropicana Entertainment, Inc., will purchase Lumiere from Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc.

synopsis: Tropicana Entertainment, Inc. announced that it has entered into an agreement with Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. to acquire Lumiere Place Casino, HoteLumiere, and the Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis (collectively, "Lumiere").
buyer parent: Icahn Enterprises L.P.
buyer: Tropicana Entertainment, Inc. (TPCA:$0.00)
Tropicana Entertainment Inc. owns and operates regional casino and entertainment properties in the United States. It also owns a casino resort development located on the island of Aruba. "
seller: Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. (PNK:$1,197.10)
Lumiere consists of following properties Lumiere Place Casino, HoteLumiere, and the Four Seasons Hotel located in St.Louis, Missouri.
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closed 2/22/2013 via BNC Analysis

Centaur Gaming, acquired Indiana Grand Casino

synopsis: Clairvest Group Inc. announced that an investment partner, Centaur Gaming, has completed the acquisition of Indiana Grand Casino and Indiana Downs Racetrack (“Indiana Grand”). Indiana Grand Casino is a Las Vegas-style gaming establishment. The facility also features an attached horse racing track and OTB named Indiana Downs.
buyer parent: Clairvest Group Inc.
buyer: Centaur Gaming
Centaur Gaming is a privately held, Indiana-based business focused on bringing the entertainment and economic development benefits of gaming and horse racing to key communities across North America. "
target: Indiana Grand Casino
Indiana Grand Casino is a Las Vegas-style gaming establishment that offers gaming, food, a gift shop and a wide array of entertainment options 24 hours a day. The facility also features an attached horse racing track and OTB named Indiana Downs.
price ($mm)
$500
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announced 5/29/2019 via BNC Analysis

NASCAR, will acquire International Speedway Corporation

synopsis: Nascar Holdings Inc., the sanctioning body for the No. 1 form of motorsports in the US, will acquire International Speedway Corporation (ISC), a leading promoter of motorsports activities. ISC owns and operates 13 of the US' major motorsports entertainment facilities including the Daytona International Speedway and the Talladega Superspeedway.
buyer: NASCAR
The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is a family-owned and -operated business venture that sanctions and governs multiple auto racing sports events. NASCAR sanctions over 1500 races at over 100 tracks in 39 US states and Canada. "
target: International Speedway Corporation (ISCA:$674.91)
International Speedway Corporation (ISC) is a leading promoter of motorsports activities. ISC promotes more than 100 racing events annually as well as numerous other motorsports-related activities. ISC owns and operates 13 of the US' major motorsports entertainment facilities.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,000 [$1,982]
rev ($mm)
$675
EBITDA ($mm)
$224
EV / rev
2.9x
EV / EBITDA
8.9x
closed 11/13/2014 via Company Press Release

IRG Sports + Entertainment, acquired Maryland International Raceway, LLC

synopsis: IRG Sports + Entertainment™ announced that it has acquired Maryland International RacewaySM (MDIR) in Budds Creek, Maryland. Founded in 1966, MDIR has been owned and operated since 1990 by the Miller family. One of the most respected track operators in the drag racing industry, Royce Miller joins IRG as the Chief Operating Officer.
buyer: IRG Sports + Entertainment
IRG Sports + Entertainment is a leading purveyor of sports and live entertainment experiences and is the privately-held parent company of International Raceway Group, IRGSE Productions, and the International Hot Rod Association. "
target: Maryland International Raceway, LLC
Founded in 1966, Maryland International Raceway (MDIR) is largest motorsports facility in Maryland features thrilling IHRA Championship Drag Racing. MDIR hosts over 100 events annually from March through November and seats 11,000 fans.
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closed 7/1/2013 via BusinessWire

AMF Bowling Worldwide merged with Bowlmor,

synopsis: AMF Bowling Worldwide, Inc. and Bowlmor, announced the completion of their merger. Bowlmor, is an upscale bowling and entertainment company with locations in California, New York, Florida, and Washington, D.C. AMF Bowling Worldwide is the world’s largest owner and operator of bowling centers.
buyer: Bowlmor
Bowlmor is the highest-grossing bowling alley in the United States. They have bowling alleys all over the United States, including New York City, Silicon Valley, California, Miami, Florida, and Washington, D.C. "
target: AMF Bowling Worldwide
AMF Bowling Centers, Inc. is the world's largest owner and operator of bowling centers. Since the introduction of the automated pinspotter in 1946, AMF has been a leader in the bowling industry.
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closed 6/6/2012 via BNC Analysis

Indian Springs Country Club Investors, acquired Indian Springs Country Club

synopsis: Indian Springs Country Club sold for $4 million to a local group of businessmen who were not identified. Indian Springs Country Club features two 18-hole golf courses, 14 tennis courts, a 38,000-square-foot clubhouse and 472 acres of land in Broken Arrow, OK.
buyer: Indian Springs Country Club Investors
A local group of businessmen acquired the Indian Springs Country Club in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma for $4 million. "
target: Indian Springs Country Club
Indian Springs Country Club features two 18-hole golf courses, 14 tennis courts, a 38,000-square-foot clubhouse and 472 acres of land in Broken Arrow, OK.
price ($mm)
$4.00
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closed 3/20/2014 via BNC Analysis

Turfside Sports LLC, acquired SportsPleX

synopsis: Turfside Sports LLC purchased the SportsPleX indoor soccer center in Fairborn for $1.34 million from The Lane Group LLC, according to Greene County records. SportsPleX is located at 5447 Intrastate Drive in Fairborn. The center offers indoor soccer leagues, training and general field rental.
buyer: Turfside Sports LLC
Turfside Sports is a sports retailer in Michigan. It also operates an online store on eBay. They sell sports shoes, apparel, balls, and protection gear. "
target parent: The Lane Group, LLC
target: SportsPleX
SportsPlex is an indoor soccer center in the Dayton region. The center offers indoor soccer leagues, training, and general field rental.
price ($mm)
$1.34
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closed 2/7/2012 via BusinessWire

Life Time Fitness, Inc., acquired Racquet Club of the South

synopsis: Life Time Fitness, Inc. has acquired Atlanta, Georgia-based Racquet Club of the South (RCS). To be rebranded ‘Life Time Tennis Atlanta,’ RCS features eight indoor and 28 outdoor tennis courts, the RCS Tennis Academy, a U.S. Tennis Association regional training center, a 25-meter outdoor pool, classroom and locker room facilities.
buyer: Life Time Fitness, Inc. (LTM:$1,013.67)
Life Time Fitness helps organizations, communities and individuals achieve their total health objectives and fitness goals by engaging in their areas of interest both inside and outside of its distinctive sports, professional fitness, family recreation and spa destinations. "
target: Racquet Club of the South
Racquet Cluib of the South (RCS) features eight indoor and 28 outdoor tennis courts, the RCS Tennis Academy, a United States Tennis Association regional training center, a 25-meter outdoor pool, classroom and locker room facilities.
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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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announced 4/26/2012 via PR Newswire

Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc., will acquire Retama Park Racetrack

synopsis: Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. announced that a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company has entered into agreements to secure a 75.5% equity stake in Retama Partners, Ltd., the owner of the racing license for Retama Park Racetrack. Retama Park is a class 1 pari-mutuel horse-racing track located in San Antonio, Texas.
buyer: Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. (PNK:$1,197.10)
Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. owns and operates six casinos, located in Louisiana, Missouri, and Indiana, and a racetrack in Ohio. In addition, Pinnacle is developing L'Auberge Casino & Hotel Baton Rouge, and holds a 26% ownership stake in Asian Coast Development (Canada) Ltd. "
target: Retama Park Racetrack
Located approximately 20 miles northeast of downtown San Antonio, Texas, Retama Park is a class 1 pari-mutuel horse-racing track directly off of Interstate 35 in Selma, Texas.
price ($mm)
$23*
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announced 8/20/2013 via PR Newswire

Tropicana Entertainment, Inc., will purchase Lumiere from Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc.

synopsis: Tropicana Entertainment, Inc. announced that it has entered into an agreement with Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. to acquire Lumiere Place Casino, HoteLumiere, and the Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis (collectively, "Lumiere").
buyer parent: Icahn Enterprises L.P.
buyer: Tropicana Entertainment, Inc. (TPCA:$0.00)
Tropicana Entertainment Inc. owns and operates regional casino and entertainment properties in the United States. It also owns a casino resort development located on the island of Aruba. "
seller: Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. (PNK:$1,197.10)
Lumiere consists of following properties Lumiere Place Casino, HoteLumiere, and the Four Seasons Hotel located in St.Louis, Missouri.
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closed 8/14/2013 via GlobeNewswire

Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc., acquired Ameristar Casinos, Inc.

synopsis: Pinnacle Entertainment Inc. agreed to acquire fellow casino-hotel operator Ameristar Casinos Inc. in order to diversify its geographic reach. Pinnacle owns seven casinos in Louisiana, Missouri and Indiana and a racetrack in Ohio. Acquiring Ameristar's properties will add casino-resorts in Missouri, Iowa, Colorado, Mississippi, Indiana and Nevada.
buyer: Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. (PNK:$1,197.10)
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. "
target: Ameristar Casinos, Inc. (ASCA:$1,214.51)
Ameristar Casinos is an innovative casino gaming company featuring the newest and most popular slot machines. Their eight casino hotel properties primarily serve guests from Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska and Nevada.
price ($mm)[EV]
$909 [$2,714]
rev ($mm)
$1,203
EBITDA ($mm)
$338
EV / rev
2.3x
EV / EBITDA
8.2x
announced 6/15/2012 via GlobeNewswire

Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc., will acquire Federated Sports & Gaming

synopsis: Pinnacle Entertainment announced that the company has entered into agreements to acquire substantially all of the assets of Federated Sports & Gaming, Inc. and Federated Heartland, Inc. These entities own the Heartland Poker Tour and other related assets and intellectual property. The Heartland Poker Tour is a live and televised poker tournament.
buyer: Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. (PNK:$1,197.10)
Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. owns and operates six casinos, located in Louisiana, Missouri, and Indiana, and a racetrack in Ohio. In addition, Pinnacle is developing L'Auberge Casino & Hotel Baton Rouge, and holds a 26% ownership stake in Asian Coast Development (Canada) Ltd. "
target: Federated Sports & Gaming
Federated Sports & Gaming was founded in 2010 to develop, establish and grow proprietary world-class sports and gaming brands through the thoughtful integration of traditional and digital media.
price ($mm)[EV]
$4.30 [$4.60]
rev ($mm)
$0
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
115.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/26/2012 via PR Newswire

Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc., will acquire Retama Park Racetrack

synopsis: Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. announced that a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company has entered into agreements to secure a 75.5% equity stake in Retama Partners, Ltd., the owner of the racing license for Retama Park Racetrack. Retama Park is a class 1 pari-mutuel horse-racing track located in San Antonio, Texas.
buyer: Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. (PNK:$1,197.10)
Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. owns and operates six casinos, located in Louisiana, Missouri, and Indiana, and a racetrack in Ohio. In addition, Pinnacle is developing L'Auberge Casino & Hotel Baton Rouge, and holds a 26% ownership stake in Asian Coast Development (Canada) Ltd. "
target: Retama Park Racetrack
Located approximately 20 miles northeast of downtown San Antonio, Texas, Retama Park is a class 1 pari-mutuel horse-racing track directly off of Interstate 35 in Selma, Texas.
price ($mm)
$23*
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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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closed 8/3/2015 via PR Newswire

Golden Gaming, Inc. merged with Lakes Entertainment, Inc.,

synopsis: Lakes Entertainment and Golden Gaming announced that they have merged. Golden Gaming is a leading owner and operator of distributed gaming, taverns and casinos, all of which are focused on the Nevada local gaming market. Lakes Entertainment, Inc. currently owns the Rocky Gap Casino Resort.
buyer: Lakes Entertainment, Inc. (LACO:$56.85)
Lakes Entertainment, Inc. currently owns the Rocky Gap Casino Resort near Cumberland, Maryland. Lakes also has an investment in Rock Ohio Ventures, LLC’s casino and racino developments in Ohio and Kentucky. "
target: Golden Gaming, Inc.
Golden Gaming, LLC (Golden Gaming) was established by the Sartini family in October, 2001. Golden Gaming is a premier, diversified gaming operator of casinos, taverns, and gaming devices.
price ($mm)
$55
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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 12/4/2013 via PR Newswire

Scott County Casino, will purchase Rhythm City Casino from Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc.

synopsis: Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc., announced that it has entered into a definitive purchase agreement with Scott County Casino, LLC to sell its Rhythm City Casino in Davenport, Iowa.
buyer: Scott County Casino
Scott County Casino LLC is a gaming and entertainment company located in Davenport, Iowa. "
seller: Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. (ISLE:$977.37)
Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc.'s Rhythm City Casino is a gaming and entertainment facility located in Davenport, Iowa.
price ($mm)
$51
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announced 3/29/2013 via GlobeNewswire

Churchill Downs, Inc., will acquire Oxford Casino

synopsis: Churchill Downs Incorporated announced that it has entered into a definitive purchase agreement to acquire Oxford Casino in Oxford, Maine. Oxford, which opened in June 2012 and underwent an expansion completed in October 2012, is located on 100-acres about 40 minutes northwest of Portland in the heart of southern Maine.
buyer: Churchill Downs, Inc. (CHDN:$1,324.50)
Churchill Downs Incorporated, headquartered in Louisville, Ky., owns and operates the world-renowned Churchill Downs Racetrack, home of the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks, as well as racetrack and casino operations and a poker room. "
target: Oxford Casino
Oxford Casino includes a 25,000-square-foot single-level gaming floor with 790 Class III slot machines and 22 table games. It is located on 100-acres about 40 minutes northwest of Portland in the heart of southern Maine.
price ($mm)
$160
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closed 2/22/2013 via BNC Analysis

Centaur Gaming, acquired Indiana Grand Casino

synopsis: Clairvest Group Inc. announced that an investment partner, Centaur Gaming, has completed the acquisition of Indiana Grand Casino and Indiana Downs Racetrack (“Indiana Grand”). Indiana Grand Casino is a Las Vegas-style gaming establishment. The facility also features an attached horse racing track and OTB named Indiana Downs.
buyer parent: Clairvest Group Inc.
buyer: Centaur Gaming
Centaur Gaming is a privately held, Indiana-based business focused on bringing the entertainment and economic development benefits of gaming and horse racing to key communities across North America. "
target: Indiana Grand Casino
Indiana Grand Casino is a Las Vegas-style gaming establishment that offers gaming, food, a gift shop and a wide array of entertainment options 24 hours a day. The facility also features an attached horse racing track and OTB named Indiana Downs.
price ($mm)
$500
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on offer 2/12/2013 via

Z Capital Partners, offer to acquire Affinity Gaming

synopsis: Z Capital Partners has offered to buy all the outstanding shares of Affinity Gaming that it doesn’t already own for $14 a share, according to an SEC filing. Z Capital owns 30.5% of Affinity’s outstanding stock. Press reports are valuing the deal at $196.8 million. Las Vegas-based Affinity is a casino operator.
buyer: Z Capital Partners
Z Capital Partners is a leading privately held Chicago, Illinois based private equity firm that makes special situations controlling investments in distressed companies including turnarounds, restructurings, and bankruptcies. "
target: Affinity Gaming
Affinity Gaming, LLC. operates as a diversified casino gaming company in the United States. Its casino operations consist of 12 casinos, including 9 in Nevada, 2 in Missouri, and 1 in Iowa. The company was formerly known as Herbst Gaming, LLC.
price ($mm)
$197*
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announced 1/16/2013 via PR Newswire

Rock Gaming LLC, will acquire Greektown Casino-Hotel

synopsis: Rock Gaming, the Detroit-based gaming partnership announced that one of its affiliated companies, Athens Acquisition LLC, has entered into an agreement to acquire a majority interest in Greektown Superholdings Inc., owner of the Greektown Casino-Hotel located in downtown Detroit.
buyer parent: RockBridge Growth Equity
buyer: Rock Gaming LLC
Rock Gaming LLC is a Midwest-based gaming partnership formed with an initial focus to develop first-class casinos in two of Ohio's largest cities, as well as to explore other potential gaming opportunities. "
target: Greektown Casino-Hotel
Greektown Casino-Hotel owns and operates a hotel and casino gaming facility in the downtown area of the city of Detroit. Its facility offers a range of gaming, dining, and entertainment alternatives.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$339
EBITDA ($mm)
$78
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
0.0x
announced 12/27/2012 via PR Newswire

Casino Queen, Inc., will acquire Casino Queen, Inc.

synopsis: Shareholders of Casino Queen, Inc. owner and operator of Casino Queen Hotel & Casino located in East St. Louis, Illinois, have agreed to sell 100% of their equity interests in the company to a newly formed Employee Stock Ownership Plan for approximately $170 million.
buyer: Casino Queen, Inc.
Casino Queen is a premier locals-oriented casino, hotel and entertainment complex located in East St. Louis, Illinois. The Property is situated along the eastern bank of the Mississippi River, directly across from downtown St. Louis, Missouri. "
target: Casino Queen, Inc.
Casino Queen is a premier locals-oriented casino, hotel and entertainment complex located in East St. Louis, Illinois. The Property is situated along the eastern bank of the Mississippi River, directly across from downtown St. Louis, Missouri.
price ($mm)[EV]
$139 [$170]
rev ($mm)
$130
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.3x
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closed 11/30/2012 via PR Newswire

Golden Nugget, Inc., acquired Isle Casino, Biloxi

synopsis: Tilman J. Fertitta, sole owner, chairman and CEO of Landry's, Inc., parent company of the Golden Nugget Las Vegas, Atlantic City and Laughlin, announced that Fertitta Entertainment completed the acquisition of the Isle Casino in Biloxi.
buyer parent: Landry's, Inc.
buyer: Golden Nugget, Inc.
Golden Nugget offers deluxe guestrooms and suites; a casino featuring slot and video poker machines, table games, race and sports book, and poker room; nightly entertainment; restaurants; bars and lounges; spa and salon services; an outdoor swimming pool; and meeting spaces and catering services. "
target parent: Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc.
target: Isle Casino, Biloxi
Isle Casino in Biloxi is a casino and hotel in Mississippi. It offers an exciting gaming experience with more than 1,200 slots including Sex and the City, Gold Fish 2 and The Wizard of Oz. The casino features 29 table games including a nine-table poker room.
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closed 10/23/2012 via GlobeNewswire

Churchill Downs, Inc., acquired Riverwalk

synopsis: Churchill Downs Incorporated announced that it has completed the purchase of Riverwalk Casino Hotel in Vicksburg, Miss., a deal valued at approximately $141 million. Riverwalk features a 25,000-square-foot single-level gaming floor with 723 Class III slot machines and 18 table games.
buyer: Churchill Downs, Inc. (CHDN:$1,324.50)
Churchill Downs Incorporated, headquartered in Louisville, Ky., owns and operates the world-renowned Churchill Downs Racetrack, home of the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks, as well as racetrack and casino operations and a poker room. "
target: Riverwalk
Riverwalk features a 25,000-square-foot single-level gaming floor with 723 Class III slot machines and 18 table games; a five-story, 80-room attached hotel; a 5,600-square-foot multi-functional event center overlooking the river; and two separate dining areas.
price ($mm)
$141
rev ($mm)
$55
EBITDA ($mm)
$19
EV / rev
2.6x
EV / EBITDA
7.4x
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 [$123]
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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