Like Quick Think Media Ltd

closed 12/11/2013 via Wall Street Journal

Gaming Realms plc, acquired Quick Think Media Ltd

synopsis: Gaming Realms, the creator and developer of interactive next generation online gaming products, announces the acquisition of specialist marketing agency Quick Think Media Ltd. Quick Think Media Ltd. operates as an online gaming marketing agency with expertise in online bingo and casino products.
buyer: Gaming Realms plc (AIM:GMR:$46.72)
Gaming Realms creates and develops interactive next-generation online gambling games delivered via mobile, tablet and desktop computers. The company operates in the vibrant and growing online gaming market which is expected to grow to c.US$42 billion by 2015. "
target: Quick Think Media Ltd
Quick Think Media Ltd. operates as an online gaming marketing agency with expertise in online bingo and casino products. The company was incorporated in 2008 and is based in London, United Kingdom.
price ($mm)
$2.41
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closed 7/31/2018 via BNC Analysis

Better Collective A/S, acquired WBS P.C./KAPA

synopsis: Better Collective has completed the acquisition of all shares in Greece based WBS P.C. | Online Marketing Services and KAPA, which is based in Malta. WBS and KAPA provide Digital Marketing such as Search Engine Optimization, Search Engine Marketing, Content Management, Pay Per Click, Social Media and more, for iGaming projects.
buyer: Better Collective A/S (OM:BETCO:$90.94)
Better Collective is the leading developer of educational platforms within the iGaming industry. Through their products, they aim to make sports betting and gambling entertaining, transparent and fair for the global network of online bettors. "
target: WBS P.C./KAPA
Greece based WBS and Malta based KAPA provide Digital Marketing such as Search Engine Optimization, Search Engine Marketing, Content Management, Pay Per Click, Social Media and more, for iGaming projects.
price ($mm)
$4.66
rev ($mm)
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closed 9/2/2014 via BusinessWire

XLMedia plc, acquired DAU-UP

synopsis: XLMedia plc, a leading provider of digital performance marketing services, is pleased to announce the acquisition of DAU-UP, a leading social and mobile gaming marketing company. DAU-UP is a Marketing Powerhouse for Gaming companies.
buyer: XLMedia plc (AIM:XLM:$64.95)
XLMedia is a market-leading provider of digital marketing services. The Group uses proprietary tools and methodologies to generate high value traffic for their customers, in return for a revenue share, fixed fees or a hybrid of both. "
target: DAU-UP
DAU-UP is a Marketing Powerhouse for Gaming companies. Working with leading game developers, they build powerfully strategic marketing campaigns that are tailor made to deliver on target players to their games.
price ($mm)
$12
rev ($mm)
$13
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.5x
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closed 10/3/2014 via PR Newswire

Wind Creek Hospitality, acquired C2Rewards

synopsis: Wind Creek Hospitality has acquired majority interest in the C2Rewards social gaming platform developed for C2Rewards by EC Wise. C2Rewards social gaming platform is a cloud based social iGaming platform delivering a fully casino branded experience.
buyer: Wind Creek Hospitality
Wind Creek Hospitality is the hospitality enterprise of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians. operating three casinos and two luxury resort hotels in the State of Alabama. WCH also owns a controlling share in greyhound racing tracks in Mobile, AL and Pensacola, FL. "
target: C2Rewards
C2Rewards Inc. is a privately-held international gaming products and services company offering solutions to deliver integrated iGaming, social networking and automated marketing capabilities.
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closed 12/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Jellyfish, acquired Social Life Ltd

synopsis: Jellyfish, a boutique agency in the UK, has acquired Social Life, a UK-based social media agency that specialises in entertainment brand marketing. Social Life delivers premium social media creative aligned with the highest standards of production to generate authentic, algorithm-breaking content.
buyer parent: Fimalac SA
buyer: Jellyfish
Jellyfish is a UK boutique agency, delivering digital marketing solutions for a host of brands. Their combination of digital capabilities, technology and talent help to deliver digital strategies for clients across many industries, including property, pharmaceutical, finance and automotive. "
target: Social Life Ltd
Social Life is a UK-based social media agency that specialises in entertainment brand marketing. Social Life delivers premium social media creative aligned with the highest standards of production to generate authentic, algorithm-breaking content.
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announced 11/28/2018 via PR Newswire

The Miroma Group, will acquire Way To Blue

synopsis: The Miroma Group announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Way To Blue, the award-winning global integrated communications agency working with high-profile brands across the consumer, lifestyle and entertainment industries.
buyer: The Miroma Group
The Miroma Group is an end-to-end marketing and communications collective offering creation and distribution services to clients. Core services include commercial media trading, planning based on real-time data and insights, production and editing of content, and cultural production. "
target: Way To Blue
Based in the UK, Way To Blue is an award-winning global integrated communications agency working with high-profile brands in consumer, lifestyle, and entertainment. Their core services include research, social, publicity, influencer and digital marketing, and digital development.
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announced 7/17/2017 via Company Press Release

Innovation Labs, will acquire Stk Marketing Ltd

synopsis: Gaming Innovation Group Inc. (GIG) has through its subsidiary Innovation Labs agreed to acquire all assets in one of the biggest affiliate networks in Scandinavia, Stk Marketing Ltd. The network will be integrated into Innovation Labs’ BI/Data proprietary systems & marketing platforms.
buyer parent: Gaming Innovation Group
buyer: Innovation Labs
Innovation Labs is a fast growing online marketing company for iGaming. It refers paying users to B2B clients primarily by obtaining competitive rankings for high-value keywords in search engines through SEO (search engine optimization), generating traffic to owned websites. "
target: Stk Marketing Ltd
Stk Marketing Ltd is one of the biggest affiliate networks in Scandinavia. STK Marketing also operates, among other things, a number of websites in the gaming industry including the Norwegian sites NorskeSpilleautomater.com, CasinoPåNett.org and CasinoSpesialisten.net, and Swedish Spelautomater.se.
price ($mm)
$30
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$8
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EV / EBITDA
4.2x
announced 6/28/2017 via BNC Analysis

Nordic Leisure AB, will acquire Kama Net AB

synopsis: Nordic Leisure has entered into a binding agreement to acquire all the shares in the Kama Net AB, a Swedish company active in network marketing, affiliation directed towards the global online market for casino gaming.
buyer: Nordic Leisure AB (OM:NLAB:$19.48)
Nordic Leisure owns and manages companies in the gaming and media sectors, and has two business areas: iGaming (online gaming) and Media (affiliation primarily in Internet). The operational activities within the iGaming consolidated in the wholly owned Lifland Gaming Group. "
target: Kama Net AB
Kama Net AB is a Swedish company active in network marketing, affiliation directed towards the global online market for casino gaming.
price ($mm)
$5.40
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.8x
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closed 2/25/2016 via Market Wire

Learfield Communications, Inc., acquired Think Social, LLC

synopsis: Learfield announced their acquisition of Think Social, an agency specializing in building robust social media campaigns for sponsors. Think Social specializes in targeted advertising, solution-based sales, sponsorship strategy, asset valuation, consulting and training, reporting and analysis, and the development of integrated social media assets.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Learfield Communications, Inc.
Learfield has a deep presence in the college athletics landscape nationwide. It manages the multimedia and sponsorship rights for collegiate institutions, conferences and arenas, and supports athletic departments at all competitive levels as title sponsor of the prestigious Learfield Directors' Cup."
target: Think Social, LLC
Think Social is the leading social media agency dedicated to sports and entertainment marketing. The firm specializes in targeted advertising, solution-based sales, sponsorship strategy, asset valuation, consulting and training, reporting and analysis, and the development of multichannel.
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announced 5/4/2017 via BNC Analysis

Catena Media, will acquire Online Media UK Ltd

synopsis: Catena Media, the world’s leading online casino affiliate operator, is to acquire certain assets of Online Media (UK) Ltd., a UK based fast-growing sports betting affiliate. The acquisition includes, among other, the domain names Bets.co.uk, Bonuses.co.uk and iGamble.co.uk and certain thereto related assets.
buyer: Catena Media (OM:CTM:$88.72)
Catena Media is the world’s leading online casino affiliate operator. As such Catena delivers over 20,000 new customers to the online casinos they work with and who advertise on their international network of web sites, spanning from Scandinavia to the UK and down to Italy. "
target: Online Media UK Ltd
The acquisition includes, among other, the domain names Bets.co.uk, Bonuses.co.uk and iGamble.co.uk and certain thereto related assets from Online Media (UK) Ltd., a UK based fast-growing sports betting affiliate.
price ($mm)
$15
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closed 9/5/2018 via BNC Analysis

Racing Post, acquired Independent Content Services

synopsis: Racing Post, a publisher of racing and betting information, has acquired Independent Content Services (ICS Media Group), a UK-based multimedia content provider and digital marketing agency that specializes in sports and gaming. ICS produces content and services such as audio, text, video and images for new and traditional publishing platforms.
buyer parent: Exponent Private Equity
buyer: Racing Post
Established in 1986, Racing Post is the market-leading publisher of racing and betting information both on and offline in the UK. Racing Post print products include the daily paper and two weekly titles and attracts more than 1,000,000 unique visitors per month. "
target: Independent Content Services
Independent Content Services (ICS Media Group) is a UK-based multimedia content provider and digital marketing agency that specializes in sports and gaming. ICS produces and supplies content and services such as audio, text, video and images for new and traditional publishing platforms.
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closed 4/7/2021 via PR Newswire

Thimba Media, acquired The Slot Buzz

synopsis: Thimba Media, the iGaming performance marketing company, has acquired The Slot Buzz from Helicon One Digital, a London lead generation and content marketing business. The Slot Buzz operates a product, brand review, and news site for online slot players. They review slot sites and slot games to help their readers choose where they want to gamble.
buyer: Thimba Media
Thimba is an innovative start-up company within iGaming and lead generation. Established in 2016, today Thimba operates a diverse portfolio of lead generation sites and iGaming Investments Globally. The group's aim is to grow through a combination of strategic acquisitions and internal innovation. "
target parent: Helicon One Digital Ltd
target: The Slot Buzz
The Slot Buzz is an affiliate marketing business in the UK. The Slot Buzz operates a product, brand review, and news site for online slot players. They review and rate slot sites and slot games to help their readers choose where they want to gamble and what products they wish to play.
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closed 12/21/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Better Collective A/S, acquired Ribacka Group

synopsis: Better Collective, the world’s leading developer of digital platforms for bookmaker information, iGaming communities, and betting tips, has acquired Ribacka Group, a lead generation company that develops and constructs traffic sources in Scandinavia. Ribacka Group is a leading iGaming affiliate that offers massive volumes of high quality traffic.
buyer: Better Collective A/S (OM:BETCO:$90.94)
Better Collective is the leading developer of educational platforms within the iGaming industry. Through their products, they aim to make sports betting and gambling entertaining, transparent and fair for the global network of online bettors. "
target: Ribacka Group
Ribacka Group is a lead generation company that develops and constructs traffic sources in Scandinavia. Ribacka Group is a leading iGaming affiliate that offers massive volumes of high quality traffic. The company creates innovative solutions to generate high-value leads for their clients.
price ($mm)
$24
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
$6
EV / rev
5.0x
EV / EBITDA
6.0x
closed 6/13/2018 via Company Press Release

RakeTech Ltd., acquired Shogun Media Ltd

synopsis: Raketech, a leading online affiliate and content marketing company that focuses on the Nordic and UK regions, has acquired a 51% stake in Shogun Media, a lead generation iGaming company in Sweden that specializes in Pay Per Click (PPC) and Search Engine Optimization (SEO).
buyer: RakeTech Ltd. (OM:RAKE:$31.78)
Raketech is a leading online affiliate and content marketing company that focuses on the Nordic and UK regions. Through some 20 flagship brands, Raketech guides sports and gaming enthusiasts to the best possible services, while also delivering high quality traffic and leads to its partners. "
target: Shogun Media Ltd
Shogun Media is a lead generation iGaming company in Sweden that specializes in Pay Per Click (PPC) and Search Engine Optimization (SEO). With many years of experience within the iGaming industry, Shogun Media's vision is to create high-value leads within gambling.
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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 2/6/2013 via PR Web

Tatango, acquired Broadtexter

synopsis: Tatango, the Seattle-based group SMS service, announced the acquisition of Broadtexter, a New York-based entertainment text-messaging marketing platform.
buyer: Tatango
Tatango offers an easy-to-use platform that allows any group to stay connected through text messaging. As an all in one solution, Tatango allows any group to collect, manage and mobile message all of their group members both from a computer or mobile phone. "
target: Broadtexter
Regal Digital LLC, doing business as www.Broadtexter.com, provides an entertainment text message marketing platform, a leading mobile service allowing anyone to connect with their audience through text messaging.
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closed 6/7/2016 via BNC Analysis

Ayima, acquired QuickThink Media

synopsis: Global search marketing agency Ayima has acquired QuickThink Media (QTM), specialists in social media, retargeting and display advertising. The acquisition is aimed at diversifying Ayima’s range of services and reaching new industry segments where targeted advertising is key to commercial success.
buyer: Ayima
Ayima is a global specialist Search Marketing consultancy offering Enterprise level Organic and Paid Search with high regard for service, performance and results. Ayima was specifically designed to fill the desperate need in the global market for quality SEO advice and implementation. "
target parent: Gaming Realms plc
target: QuickThink Media
QuickThink Media specialises in delivering fast moving digital advertising campaigns on Facebook, Twitter and Display. From generating hard sales ROI to delivering massive reach at a fraction of the cost of traditional media, QuickThink changes clients’ minds about what digital can do for business.
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closed 12/11/2013 via Wall Street Journal

Gaming Realms plc, acquired Quick Think Media Ltd

synopsis: Gaming Realms, the creator and developer of interactive next generation online gaming products, announces the acquisition of specialist marketing agency Quick Think Media Ltd. Quick Think Media Ltd. operates as an online gaming marketing agency with expertise in online bingo and casino products.
buyer: Gaming Realms plc (AIM:GMR:$46.72)
Gaming Realms creates and develops interactive next-generation online gambling games delivered via mobile, tablet and desktop computers. The company operates in the vibrant and growing online gaming market which is expected to grow to c.US$42 billion by 2015. "
target: Quick Think Media Ltd
Quick Think Media Ltd. operates as an online gaming marketing agency with expertise in online bingo and casino products. The company was incorporated in 2008 and is based in London, United Kingdom.
price ($mm)
$2.41
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closed 3/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

1st Leads LLC, acquired Bingoport.co.uk

synopsis: Gaming Realms has sold UK-based Bingoport.co.uk and Freebingohunter.com to 1st Leads, a performance marketing and lead generation specialist. Bingoport reviews UK online bingo sites so users know which sites offer the best experience for them to play. Freebingohunter offers bingo website reviews and online bingo games through their website.
buyer: 1st Leads LLC
1st Leads is a performance marketing and lead generation specialist. 1st Leads generates highly qualified, highly targeted sales leads and actionable market intelligence. They specialize in working with high tech companies that have complex products and complex sales cycles. "
target parent: Gaming Realms plc
target: Bingoport.co.uk
Bingoport.co.uk is the UK's largest and most trusted free bingo site. Bingoport monitors and reviews UK online bingo sites so users know which sites offer the best experience for them to play. Freebingohunter.com offers bingo website reviews and online bingo games through their website.
price ($mm)
$2.78
rev ($mm)
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closed 6/7/2016 via BNC Analysis

Ayima, acquired QuickThink Media

synopsis: Global search marketing agency Ayima has acquired QuickThink Media (QTM), specialists in social media, retargeting and display advertising. The acquisition is aimed at diversifying Ayima’s range of services and reaching new industry segments where targeted advertising is key to commercial success.
buyer: Ayima
Ayima is a global specialist Search Marketing consultancy offering Enterprise level Organic and Paid Search with high regard for service, performance and results. Ayima was specifically designed to fill the desperate need in the global market for quality SEO advice and implementation. "
target parent: Gaming Realms plc
target: QuickThink Media
QuickThink Media specialises in delivering fast moving digital advertising campaigns on Facebook, Twitter and Display. From generating hard sales ROI to delivering massive reach at a fraction of the cost of traditional media, QuickThink changes clients’ minds about what digital can do for business.
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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 12/11/2013 via Wall Street Journal

Gaming Realms plc, acquired Quick Think Media Ltd

synopsis: Gaming Realms, the creator and developer of interactive next generation online gaming products, announces the acquisition of specialist marketing agency Quick Think Media Ltd. Quick Think Media Ltd. operates as an online gaming marketing agency with expertise in online bingo and casino products.
buyer: Gaming Realms plc (AIM:GMR:$46.72)
Gaming Realms creates and develops interactive next-generation online gambling games delivered via mobile, tablet and desktop computers. The company operates in the vibrant and growing online gaming market which is expected to grow to c.US$42 billion by 2015. "
target: Quick Think Media Ltd
Quick Think Media Ltd. operates as an online gaming marketing agency with expertise in online bingo and casino products. The company was incorporated in 2008 and is based in London, United Kingdom.
price ($mm)
$2.41
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closed 5/23/2017 via PR Newswire

Century Gaming Technologies, acquired Grand Vision Gaming

synopsis: Century Gaming Technologies, a distributed gaming operator with the largest gaming route in Montana and second largest in Nevada, announced the acquisition of Grand Vision Gaming (GVG), a leading software developer and manufacturer of gaming devices.
buyer: Century Gaming Technologies
Century Gaming Technologies (Century) is a distributed gaming operator with the largest gaming route in Montana and second largest in Nevada. "
target: Grand Vision Gaming
Grand Vision Gaming (GVG) is a leading software developer and manufacturer of gaming devices. They design and manufacturers Class III video gaming machines for licensed operators in legalized gaming jurisdictions within the United States.
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closed 2/15/2016 via BNC Analysis

GSN Games, acquired Plumbee

synopsis: Sony’s GSN Games has acquired rival social casino studio Plumbee. Founded in 2011, Plumbee is best known for its Mirrorball Slots app, which has been downloaded more than 10 million times on Facebook and mobile devices.
buyer parent: Sony Corporation
buyer: GSN Games
GSN Games is a leading provider of cross-platform entertainment, including social casino games and skill tournaments designed to fuel every player's inner winner. "
target: Plumbee
Founded in 2011, Plumbee is best known for its Mirrorball Slots app, which has been downloaded more than 10 million times on Facebook and mobile devices.
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closed 9/21/2015 via PR Newswire

Playtika Ltd., acquired Big Blue Parrot

synopsis: iAngels announced that portfolio company Big Blue Parrot has been acquired by mobile gaming giant Playtika. Big Blue Parrot’s patent-pending platform allows friends to play online mobile games together without having to be online at the same time.
buyer parent: Caesars Entertainment Corporation
buyer: Playtika Ltd.
Playtika captivates audiences with beautifully produced, highly immersive social games. Playtika’s roots are in the social casino space. Playtika was the first to introduce free-to-play casino-style games to social networks. (Slotomania remains the highest grossing app on Facebook and iOS.) "
target parent: iAngels
target: Big Blue Parrot
Big Blue Parrot’s patent-pending platform allows friends to play online mobile games together without having to be online at the same time. Big Blue Parrot is based in Tel Aviv, Israel.
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announced 2/25/2014 via Market Wire

GSN Games, will acquire Bash Gaming

synopsis: GSN Games announced it has agreed to acquire Bash Gaming, the creator of breakout hit Bingo Bash -- the leading social bingo game in the world with more than 4.8 million monthly active users (MAUs) playing across Facebook, iOS, Android and Kindle devices.
buyer parent: Sony Corporation
buyer: GSN Games
GSN Games is a leading provider of cross-platform entertainment, including social casino games and skill tournaments designed to fuel every player's inner winner. Founded in 1999 as skill games site WorldWinner.com, the company has evolved into a premier social, mobile and online games company. "
target: Bash Gaming
Bash Gaming (formerly BitRhymes) makes top casino games for social and mobile platforms. Their first title in this area, Bingo Bash, is the leading social bingo game in the world with more than 4.8 million monthly active users (MAUs) playing across Facebook, iOS, Android and Kindle devices.
price ($mm)
$80
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closed 2/13/2014 via BNC Analysis

Caesars Interactive Entertainment, Inc., acquired Pacific-Interactive Limited

synopsis: Caesars Interactive Entertainment, Inc. (CIE) announced the acquisition of Pacific Interactive UK Limited, a company based in the UK, and the assets of various affiliates of Pacific Interactive, creator of House of Fun, which is among the leading social and mobile casino-themed games on Facebook, iOS, Android, and the Amazon marketplace.
buyer parent: Caesars Entertainment Corporation
buyer: Caesars Interactive Entertainment, Inc.
Caesars Interactive Entertainment, Inc. (CIE) is the largest online, mobile and social gaming company focused on casino entertainment. CIE owns the World Series of Poker; plus multiple social games developers, all under its Playtika division. "
target: Pacific-Interactive Limited
Pacific Interactive invites players to experience multi-platform games, state of the art graphics, excellent sound effects and competitive bonuses. They are revolutionizing the social networking platform by providing quality fun and awesome games that are simple to use and lots of fun to play.
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announced 11/13/2013 via PR Newswire

MGT Capital Investments, will acquire Mobile Vegas

synopsis: MGT Capital Investments, Inc. has agreed to acquire Avcom, Inc., a New York City based gaming studio focused on building social casino games for mobile devices under the brand Mobile Vegas. Their team consists of veterans from both the casual gaming and casino-gaming industries who have built games with millions of users.
buyer: MGT Capital Investments (AMEX:MGT:$0.10)
MGT Capital Investments, Inc. (MGT) and its subsidiaries are engaged in the business of acquiring, developing and monetizing intellectual property rights. It operates in three segments; Medicsight Software/Devices, Medicsight Services, and MGT Gaming. "
target: Mobile Vegas
Mobile Vegas is a game development studio producing free-to-play mobile and social casino-style games. Their team consists of veterans from both the casual gaming and casino-gaming industries who have built games with millions of users.
price ($mm)
$2.49
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closed 6/11/2013 via BNC Analysis

Playtika Ltd., purchased WSoP Mobile App from Electronic Arts Inc.

synopsis: Caesars Interactive Entertainment Inc. has acquired the rights and ownership of the popular World Series of Poker mobile application from Electronic Arts. The World Series of Poker mobile application operates as an online poker game. The developers will report to the company’s Playtika division.
buyer parent: Caesars Entertainment Corporation
buyer: Playtika Ltd.
Playtika Ltd. provides multi-platform social games. It offers Slotomania, a video slots games for social networks; and Farkle Pro, a dice game. Playtika Ltd. was founded in 2010 and is based in Tel Aviv, Israel. The company has locations in Kiev and Vinnitsa, Ukraine. "
seller: Electronic Arts Inc. (NasdaqGS:EA:$5,670.00)
The World Series of Poker application is available on Facebook, the Amazon Kindle, Android devices and all iOS devices.
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closed 7/19/2012 via BNC Analysis

Probability Plc, acquired Playyoo

synopsis: Probability, the AIM listed mobile gambling specialist, announces that it has agreed to acquire the entire issued share capital of Playyoo SA, a mobile gambling and sports betting developer. Playyoo develops and operates a business-to-business mobile gambling and sports betting technology for the recently regulated Italian market.
buyer: Probability Plc
Since 2003, Probability has been developing and operating gambling games for mobile users in regulated markets. Their b2b and b2c services deploy over 30 games, supporting thousands of mobile devices, in several languages. "
target: Playyoo
Playyoo develops and operates a business-to-business mobile gambling and sports betting technology for the recently regulated Italian market.
price ($mm)
$2.80
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closed 3/6/2012 via BusinessWire

Big Fish Games, Inc., acquired Self Aware Games

synopsis: Big Fish Games Inc. announced the acquisition of mobile-social game developer Self Aware Games and its parent company, Social Concepts, makers of the hit mobile-social brand, Card Ace: Casino. Self Aware Games was founded by experienced entrepreneur Colin Liotta and lifelong game designer Seppo Helava.
buyer: Big Fish Games, Inc.
Big Fish Games is a global leader and innovator in the online games industry, producing and delivering the world’s best games and game experiences. Big Fish Games Studios develops and publishes the industry’s leading brands for computers, mobile devices and consoles. "
target: Self Aware Games
Self Aware Games develops games that take advantage of cutting-edge technology creating some of the first social features that appeared on the iPhone, to the first truly cross-platform interoperable multiplayer game for iOS, webOS, Android, and Facebook.
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announced 10/1/2012 via CNW Group

Amaya Gaming Group Inc., will acquire Ongame Network Ltd.

synopsis: Amaya Gaming Group Inc., an entertainment solutions provider for the regulated gaming industry, announced that it has entered into an arm's length definitive agreement to acquire Ongame Network Ltd., a leading B2B online poker network. Ongame offers both operators and their players a wide variety of cash games and tournaments to choose from.
buyer: Amaya Gaming Group Inc. (TSX:AYA:$772.93)
Amaya Gaming Group Inc. is a technology based gaming provider for the regulated gaming industry. Some of its services and solutions range include: online gaming platforms, online and mobile casino games, traditional and mobile lotteries, and networked electronic gaming systems. "
target parent: bwin.party digital entertainment plc
target: Ongame Network Ltd.
Ongame Network Ltd. provides online poker software solutions. It offers P5 Poker Engine, a poker game platform; Tour Planner, a tournament management tool; Transparent Purse, a virtual wallet that enables players to use one wallet solution for various products; and more.
price ($mm)
$19
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closed 5/21/2012 via BusinessWire

WMS Industries Inc., acquired Jadestone Group AB

synopsis: WMS Industries Inc., a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of games, gaming content and gaming machines, announced the acquisition of Jadestone Group AB, a leading developer, publisher and distributor of online gaming content and entertainment for online game companies.
buyer: WMS Industries Inc. (WMS:$697.30)
WMS serves the gaming industry worldwide by designing, manufacturing and marketing games, video and mechanical reel-spinning gaming machines, video lottery terminals and in gaming operations, which places leased participation gaming machines in legal gaming venues. "
target: Jadestone Group AB
Jadestone is a leading developer of online casino and skill-based multiplayer online game solutions. The product portfolio is built on the acclaimed Arena gaming platform and features a range of innovative online multiplayer, casino and mini games.
price ($mm)
$2.60
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
cancelled 6/27/2012 via PR Newswire

Shuffle Master, Inc., cancelled an acquisition of Ongame Network Ltd.

synopsis: Shuffle Master, Inc. announced that after careful consideration it has decided not to proceed with the acquisition of Ongame Network Limited. Ongame Network Ltd. provides online poker software solutions.
buyer: Shuffle Master, Inc. (SHFL:$259.05)
Shuffle Master, Inc. is a gaming supply company specializing in providing its casino customers with improved profitability, productivity and security, as well as popular cutting-edge gaming entertainment content. "
target parent: bwin.party digital entertainment plc
target: Ongame Network Ltd.
Ongame Network Ltd. provides online poker software solutions. It offers P5 Poker Engine, a poker game platform; Tour Planner, a tournament management tool; and Transparent Purse, a virtual wallet that enables players to use one wallet solution for various products.
price ($mm)
$26
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/1/2010 via PR Newswire

Bodog, acquired Slots.com

synopsis: Slots.com, the second most powerful generic gaming domain, was bought at a Snapnames.com online auction by BodogBrand.com for nearly GBP4,000,000, the largest sum of money paid for a domain in 2010 and one of the top 10 ever.
buyer: Bodog
The Bodog licensing enterprise is a branded venture capital and licensing organization with its head office in the Caribbean nation of Antigua. BodogBrand.com is the owner and licensor of "Bodog" - the biggest online entertainment and gambling brand in the world. "
target: Slots.com
Slots.com offers free slots, no download slots, video slots and progressive slot machines from every online casino.
price ($mm)
$4.48
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/13/2010 via Company Press Release

Playtech, acquired Virtue Fusion Ltd.

synopsis: Playtech Ltd, the leading software provider to the online, mobile, TV and land based gaming sector, announces it has acquired the business and assets of Virtue Fusion, the leading developer and licensor of online bingo products.
buyer: Playtech (LSE:PTEC:$1,767.78)
Playtech, the world’s largest publicly traded online gaming software supplier, is a vibrant, forward-thinking software company aimed at offering exciting and innovative value-added solutions to the online gaming industry's top operators. "
target: Virtue Fusion Ltd.
Virtue Fusion develops Bingo and networked gaming solutions for the online gambling industry, primarily targeting existing online gaming operators, bookmakers, land-based operators and media companies.
price ($mm)
$31
rev ($mm)
$19
EBITDA ($mm)
$6
EV / rev
3.3x
EV / EBITDA
10.6x
closed 6/30/2008 via PR Newswire

Mediastay, purchased Luckysurf from LSF Network

synopsis: Mediastay, the European leader in free online games, and operator of Kingoloto.com, Grattage.com, KingoMusic.com and Bananalotto, announces the acquisition of the Luckysurf brands and games in the United States, France and the UK.
buyer: Mediastay
Mediastay is the European leader in free online games with the publishing and launch of www.kingoloto.com, www.bananalotto.com, www.grattage.com and www.kingomusic.com. Mediastay is a major player in online lead generation for key accounts such as La Redoute, Meetic, TELE2, GE Money Bank and Ipsos. "
seller: LSF Network
Luckysurf is a FREE online game which offers chances to win prizes and cash every day!
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/9/2008 via PR Newswire

NanoSensors, Inc., will acquire The Gaming Network, A.G.

synopsis: NanoSensors, Inc. announced that it has signed a letter of intent to acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of The Gaming Network, A.G., a privately owned corporation.
buyer: NanoSensors, Inc.
NanoSensors, Inc. was incorporated in December 2003. It was positioned as a shell company following its announcement, on September 12, 2007, that it would terminate its then current business operations and utilize its corporate assets as a vehicle for the acquisition of an operating business. "
target: The Gaming Network, A.G.
The Gaming Network, A.G. is a privately owned corporation. Through its subsidiaries Gaming Network will conduct and offer a European licensed (Malta) software licensing, operation and ancillary services business for online bingo and casino sites operating outside the United States.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/2/2008 via BusinessWire

Boss Media AB, acquired Dynamite Idea

synopsis: Boss Media acquires Dynamite Idea of England, a world leading supplier of fixed odds games for many of the leading e-gaming brands such as Ladbrokes and Unibet. The acquisition of Dynamite Idea extends Boss Media’s instant games portfolio based on Flash technology.
buyer: Boss Media AB
Boss Media AB (publ) is one of the world’s leading independent and total suppliers of systems for digitally distributed gaming entertainment. Boss Media develops gaming system solutions for such distribution channels as personal computers/Internet, interactive gaming terminals and digital- TV. "
target: Dynamite Idea
Dynamite Idea originally specialised in graphic and web design. Dynamite are pioneers in the fixed odds game market and have retained their dominance by identifying and leading the latest trends. They developed Triple Hi-Lo, which became, and remains, one of the most popular e-games in the market.
price ($mm)
$10
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/6/2007 via PR Newswire

RealNetworks, Inc., acquired Atrativa

synopsis: RealNetworks(R), Inc., one of the world's largest developers, publishers and distributors of casual games, announced it acquired Sao Paulo, Brazil-based Atrativa, the most visited casual games site in South America for an undisclosed price at the end of last year.
buyer: RealNetworks, Inc. (RNWK:$171.96)
RealNetworks, Inc. delivers digital entertainment services to consumers via PC, portable music player, home entertainment system or mobile phone. Real created the streaming media category in 1995 and has continued to lead the market with pioneering products and services. "
target: Atrativa
Founded in the year 2000, Atrativa is a pioneer company within the Latin American Internet market, specialized in the distribution of online and downloadable casual games. We work with some of the market’s main developers and publishers of casual games such as Gamehouse/Real Networks among others.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/22/2005 via PR Newswire

Liberty Media Corporation, will acquire FUN Technologies plc

synopsis: FUN Technologies plc, a market-leading developer and provider of online games, today announced that it has entered into an agreement (the "Share Purchase and Support Agreement") with Liberty Media Corporation whereby Liberty will indirectly acquire a majority interest in FUN.
buyer: Liberty Media Corporation (:$13,604.00)
Liberty Media Corporation owns interests in a broad range of video programming, broadband distribution, interactive technology services and communications businesses. Liberty Media and its affiliated companies operate in the United States, Europe, South America and Asia. "
target: FUN Technologies plc
FUN Technologies Inc. is one of the world's leading online and interactive casual games providers. FUN's strategy is to provide its cutting-edge gaming systems to top distribution partners around the world.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/1/2017 via PR Newswire

DoubleU Games Co., Ltd., acquired Double Down Interactive

synopsis: International Game Technology announced that it has completed the sale of its social casino subsidiary, Double Down Interactive LLC, to an affiliate of DoubleU Games, one of the leading social casino gaming publishers based in Seoul, South Korea.
buyer: DoubleU Games Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ:A192080:$142.46)
DoubleU Games is one of the leading social casino gaming publishers based in Seoul, Korea. Founded in 2012, DoubleU Games is the only Asia-based social casino game operator among global top-tier players. "
target parent: The De Agostini Group
target: Double Down Interactive
Double Down Interactive is the leading casual games developer of "fun to play" casino experiences on the Internet. With veterans from top online game companies, the team is committed to providing consumers an online social casino experience that is unrivaled by anything else available.
price ($mm)
$825
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$81
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
10.2x

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year
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rev ($mm)
$31.78
EBITDA ($mm)
$11.82
EBIT ($mm)
$5.87
Net Income ($mm)
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77
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Ticker: KOSDAQ:A192080
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DoubleU Games Co., Ltd.
DoubleU Games is one of the leading social casino gaming publishers based in Seoul, Korea. Founded in 2012, DoubleU Games is the only Asia-based social casino game operator among global top-tier players.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$142.46
EBITDA ($mm)
$50.06
EBIT ($mm)
$49.75
Net Income ($mm)
$48.17
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Gaming Realms plc
Gaming Realms plc
Gaming Realms develops, publishes and licenses next-generation mobile gaming content. Their market-leading mobile technology powers content distribution and monetization across real money and social gaming markets.
year
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$46.72
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.51)
EBIT ($mm)
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150
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Ticker: OTCPK:GAMZ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gamzio Mobile, Inc.
Gamzio Mobile, Inc.
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EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
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Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5
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Ticker: TSX:AYA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Amaya Gaming Group Inc.
Amaya Gaming Group Inc.
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year
2015
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$772.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$273.89
EBIT ($mm)
$199.44
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2475
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Ticker: WGMI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Win Gaming Media, Inc.
Win Gaming Media, Inc.
Win Gaming Media, Inc. (WGMI) is engaged in the business of offering worldwide online trading of binary options. WGMI's online binary options trading business is aimed at investors who seek to realize profits from their investments within a short period of time.
year
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rev ($mm)
$0.19
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.32)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.33)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
6
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SciPlay Corporation
SciPlay Corporation
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year
2020
rev ($mm)
$465.70
EBITDA ($mm)
$122.70
EBIT ($mm)
$118.50
Net Income ($mm)
$23.10
Employees
501
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Ticker: OM:SPIFF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Spiffbet AB
Spiffbet AB
Spiffbet is a Swedish developer of online games for casino and betting. Spiffbet produces highly customisable casino games that can be tailored to operator needs. They offer traditional casino games under their Spiffbet Casino brand and hybrid Take5 Type games under their Spiffbet Sports brand.
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rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.18)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.18)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: LSE:PTEC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Playtech plc
Playtech plc
Playtech is an online gaming software supplier, offering cutting-edge solutions to the industry's leading operators. its approach has been centered on the continual development of best-of-breed gaming products and content, and its success built upon strong partnerships with our licensees.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,767.78
EBITDA ($mm)
$322.41
EBIT ($mm)
$159.79
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
6000
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Stride Gaming
Stride Gaming is an online gaming operator in both the Bingo-led and social gaming market, using its proprietary and purchased software to provide online bingo and related gaming and social activities to players. Stride Gaming only operates in regulated markets.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$50.11
EBITDA ($mm)
$8.02
EBIT ($mm)
$6.09
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
198
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Ticker: KOSDAQ:A201490
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ME2ON Co., Ltd.
ME2ON is a leading online social casino game developer and operator in Asia. They offer an integrated online social poker game platform, Fulpot Poker, and an integrated mobile social casino game platform, Full House Casino.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$18.75
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.07
EBIT ($mm)
$1.67
Net Income ($mm)
$2.22
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Ticker: TSXV:CNS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Contagious Gaming Inc.
Contagious Gaming Inc.
Contagious Gaming Inc. is a developer of unique and engaging software solutions for regulated gaming and lottery markets around the world. Their sports betting platform is the first sports betting system to allow players to chase a dynamic jackpot live during Premier League soccer matches.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$0.27
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.57)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.57)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: CNSX:LOTO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LottoGopher
LottoGopher is a lottery messenger service that allows users to easily order and manage their state lottery tickets online using a debit or credit card. With LottoGopher, individuals can either play alone with a single ticket or create and join online public and private groups to pool winnings.
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2018
rev ($mm)
$0.04
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.84)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.87)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: GIGM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GigaMedia Limited
GigaMedia Limited
GigaMedia Limited is a diversified provider of broadband and entertainment services, with headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan. Through its subsidiary Cambridge Entertainment Software, the Company develops software for online entertainment services, including the global online gaming market.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$10.77
EBITDA ($mm)
($11.92)
EBIT ($mm)
($12.92)
Net Income ($mm)
$3.16
Employees
251
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Ticker: CNSX:FANS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FansUnite Media, Inc
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.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.05)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.11)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: ROKE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ROK Entertainment Group
ROK Entertainment Group
ROK Entertainment Group is a world-leading mobile entertainment company specialising in the development and deployment of innovative mobile technologies, services and applications.
year
2008
rev ($mm)
$14.59
EBITDA ($mm)
($34.56)
EBIT ($mm)
($35.13)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
177
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