888 Holdings purchases Bwin.party Digital Entertainment for $1.4bn

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Online gaming firm 888 Holdings has announced that it has agreed to purchase rival company Bwin.party Digital Entertainment for a fee believed to be worth approximately $1.4 billion. The stunning takeover deal, equivalent to €1.29 billion or £900 million, is set to have a huge impact on the online gambling industry and will be the… Read more »

bwin.party granted New Jersey casino license

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Casino operator bwin.party has officially been awarded a Casino Service Industry Enterprise License in New Jersey by the US state’s Division of Gaming Enforcement this week. The license consists of both the bwin.party subsidiary companies of bwin.party entertainment (NJ) and bwin.party (USA) being given the green light to fully operate and offer gambling products within… Read more »

Amaya Gaming and Playtech in early takeover talks with bwin.party

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Amaya Gaming and Playtech have been reported to have opened early stage partnership and potential takeover talks with the operator bwin.party this week. A statement released by bwin.party confirmed that the company was in first phase talks “with a number of interested parties regarding a variety of potential business combinations with a view to creating… Read more »

WMS Gaming strengthens in New Jersey online market

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Renowned online casino developer WMS Gaming announced it had strengthened its interests in the New Jersey online gaming market this week after agreeing a supply deal with Bwin.Party through its online subsidiary firm Williams Interactive. The supply deal agreed between the two firms will see Williams Interactive-developed slots offered through WMS Gaming available to play… Read more »