Microgaming agrees deal to release new Megaways slots

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Isle of Man-based Microgaming has agreed a deal with casino software developer Big Time Gaming to produce game content that will include the super-popular Megaways mechanic. Microgaming’s army of independent game studios will build the Megaways mechanic into a range of new slots titles. The first release from Microgaming to include the Megaways engine will… Read more »

GVC eyes potential takeover of Ladbrokes Coral

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Britain’s largest bookmaker Ladbrokes Coral has confirmed it is in ‘detailed’ discussions over a potential takeover by gambling group GVC. The deal would make Ladbrokes Coral worth a staggering £3.9bn ($5.2bn or €4.4bn) should the deal go ahead. The announcement sent Ladbrokes Coral’s shares souring, up 25% this morning. GVC shares also climbed 7%. The… Read more »

Unibet owner to buy 32Red Plc for 175m GBP

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Kindred Group Plc, the Swedish company which owns the Unibet and Maria gaming brands, has agreed to buy UK-focused 32Red Plc for £175.6 million ($219 million), in the latest round of online gaming consolidation. Takeover talk this month have sent shares in 32Red soaring. The offer is 40% higher than the average price of 32Red… Read more »

Playtech snaps up smaller rival Quickspin

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UK-listed gaming software company Playtech has acquired the Swedish slot game developer Quickspin for a reported €50m ($56m or £34m), subject to earnings before tax. The deal marks a renewed push by Playtech to establish itself as a leading producer of slot gaming technology. The company purchased UK gaming companies Ash Gaming and Virtue Fusion… Read more »