Tag Archives: Contagious Gaming

Contagious Gaming signs distribution agreement with Openbet

Contagious Gaming have announced that they have signed a casino partner agreement with Openbet, via its wholly-owned subsidiary Telos Entertainment. The Distribution Agreement with Openbet will allow Contagious Gaming to integrate its digital scratch ticket portfolio, eInstant Games, into Openbet’s software platform for distribution to Openbet’s global customer base. Peter Glancy, CEO and Director of Contagious Gaming, commented: “Signing this …

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Scott Longley – The Football Pools: Swimming Against the Tide!

Seeing its active player numbers dwindle to around the quarter of a million mark, Scott Longley examines whether ‘The Football Pools’ can be updated for modern consumers. One of the UK oldest betting brands and the subject of multiple acquisition rumours, what role does ‘The Pools’ have in today’s industry.  We are a long way away now from the days when football …

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Contagious Gaming appoints Craig Loverock as CFO

Updating the market Toronto listed igaming platform provider Contagious Gaming has announced the appointment of Craig Loverock as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Corporate Secretary effective immediately. Loverock joins Contagious, as the company looks to complete its CAD $7.2 million (£3.6 million) acquisition of Digitote (first announced in September). Contagious governance updated that it had entered a definitive …

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No Deal! Contagious Gaming & Sportech end buyout negotiations

Canadian gambling investment firm Contagious Gaming has confirmed that it will not make a bid to acquire UK betting pools technology provider Sportech Plc. Contagious Gaming issued a corporate statement alerting markets and the media of its decision to withdraw its interest in the Liverpool based operator. Sportech also issued an announcement declaring that it had not received a proposal …

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Contagious Gaming completes Digitote CAD $7.2 million acquisition

Toronto listed gaming solutions provider Contagious Gaming has confirmed that it has entered a definitive agreement to acquire Digitote Limited for a total sum of CAD $7.2 million (£3.6 million). The definitive agreement, sees the Canadian firm conclude its May acquisition of Digitote assets, with Contagious paying a share consideration of CAD $4 million which will be satisfied with the …

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Sportech allows Contagious Gaming a second deal extension

It appears that Sportech Plc are prepared to play the waiting game by allowing Canadian gambling investment firm Contagious Gaming a second deal extension, to its proposed 18 August takeover inquiry. Yet to receive a definitive offer, Sportech governance had given Contagious Gaming a 9 October ‘Put up or shut up’ (PUSU) deadline. However it appears that the Canadian outfit …

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Sportech extends Contagious Gaming’s takeover bid deadline

Sportech governance has confirmed that it has allowed an extended deadline till 9 October, for Canadian gambling operator Contagious Gaming to table a takeover bid for its assets. The announcement of the extension, is the first communication made by Sportech on its potential takeover bid by Contagious Gaming which was first announced on 18 August. Entering discussions in August Contagious …

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Contagious Gaming confirms interest in Sportech takeover interest

Following last Friday’s news reports that sports betting and racing technology firm Sportech had entered merger talks with Canadian firm Contagious Gaming. This morning the Toronto TSX Venture listed Contagious Gaming confirmed that it had entered talks with Sportech regarding a potential merger for the formation of “combined, technology-focused, sports wagering company”. Contagious Gaming stated that it had made its acquisition intentions under …

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