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Caesars initiates bidding contest for William Hill’s UK and European assets

Caesars Entertainment has announced that it will begin the bidding contest for the European and UK home assets of WIlliam Hill, formally completing its takeover of the heritage bookmaker last month.  Reported in The Telegraph, the sale will include all of William Hill’s high street shops – which number around 1,400 in the UK and Ireland – as well as …

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Private Equity giants monitoring Cirsa Spain movements

Speculation is growing with regards to Spanish gambling firm Grupo Cirsa’s future, as a number of private equity firms are reportedly monitoring the Barcelona-based operator. This week, Bloomberg News reports that PE firms Blackstone Group and Cerebeus Capital Management, two seasoned investors in global gambling enterprises, are weighing up bids for the Spanish casino and bingo-hall operator. Furthermore, former Caesar …

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PokerStars powers Amaya Gaming’s 2014 corporate performance

Reporting on its first ever annual performance after acquiring poker operators PokerStars and Full Tilt from Rational Group, Amaya Gaming recorded increased corporate revenues of CAD $688 million up 371% from 2013 CAD $145 million (pre PokerStars & Full Tilt acquisition). The introduction of Rational Group poker operations to its services has seen Amaya record adjusted EBITDA earnings of CAD …

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