Aristocrat to Take Over Playtech in Deal Announced Today

The Australian software developer Aristocrat this morning confirmed an acquisition deal worth between $2.1 billion and $2.7 billion dollars for industry giant Playtech. Playtech’s share price jumped 57% on the news this morning, and the Isle of Man based company become the latest in a string over takeovers of London listed businesses. For anyone who…

Bally’s Acquire Gamesys as of October 1st

The acquisition process has taken months, but it is finally due to come to an end at the beginning of October when Gamesys will officially become part of Bally’s Corporation. The £2 billion merger is only days away from completion, at which point Gamesys co-founder, Noel Hayden, will see his 18 year tenure come to…

Lightning Box Acquired by Scientific Games

Popular Sydney based game developer, Lightning Box Games, is the latest small studio to be snapped up by one of the big guns in the industry, having been acquired by SG Digital. Lightning Box are already well known, especially in the US but also with players here in the UK, and this new arrangement will…

Casinos Closed Due to COVID

This site is all about online casinos and new slots, for the most part, but today I wanted to have a quick look at how the pandemic has affected high street casinos. We love playing online because it is easy, immediate, and the choice available both in terms of games and casinos themselves is colossal,…

Evolution Gaming Acquires Big Time Gaming

In June of last year, live casino market leader Evolution Gaming struck a deal with NetEnt to acquire the company, thus taking out a rival in their key marketplace. However, they also increased their own market share and gained a major player in the video slot space, not to mention acquiring Red Tiger, a NetEnt…

Gamesys and Bally’s to Merge in £2bn Deal

News broke this morning that two huge companies in the online gaming world are going to be joining forces, and for players this will mean more access to more exciting games. Gamesys, or The Gamesys Group to give the full title, is a UK based company that was created when JackpotJoy acquired Gamesys back in…