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Scientific Games reviews ASX options to trim debt 

Scientific Games Corporation (SGC) is reportedly reviewing strategic options to list its business on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX).  The Australian Financial Review (AFR) has reported that SGC has recruited Sydney-based investment bank Jarden Australia to draft the company’s pathway towards listing on the ASX. An ASX-listing is detailed as one option to address SGC’s long-term debt reduction, which currently …

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Perelman fund reviews majority shareholding in Scientific Games

MacAndrews & Forbes, the investment fund of American billionaire Ronald Perelman, has filed an SEC note informing that it is exploring a full divestment of its shareholding in Scientific Games Corporation (SGC).  The wholly-owned fund of finance tycoon Perelman has placed its 39% shareholding in SGC under review, but underlined that it has yet to determine a future outcome for …

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SGC completes Don Best acquisition bolstering SG Digital’s US sportsbook operations

Nasdaq-listed gambling technology and systems provider Scientific Games Corporation (SGC) has confirmed that it has completed its acquisition of US-centric sports betting data provider Don Best. A transaction first announced on 9 October, SGC moves to significantly strengthen its US sports betting capabilities serviced by its SG Digital division. Don Best assets and operating capabilities have been acquired to bolster SG …

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No Skins Please! US players must deliver ‘full entertainment’ packages

SCOTUS repeal of PASPA federal laws has triggered a frenzy for European enterprises seeking to enter and develop initial services for the liberalised US sports betting market. However, in its current context, US gambling remains a segregated and protectionist market for new incumbents. Presenting the ‘US Opportunities Panel’  at the 2018 Betting on Sports Conference, moderator David Sargeant (iGaming Ideas) …

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RotoQL secures $3 million seed targeting growth within pending US betting market

New York start-up RotoQL, an enterprise seeking to become the ‘Bloomberg for sports fans’ has confirmed that it has secured $3 million seed investment round. The seed round was led by early FanDuel investor Karlani Capital, with venture capital firms Boston Seed, Velo Partners, Azure and Oakvale investing in the mobile-centric sports data enterprise. Further joining RotoQL’s early investment round, is …

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The SBC Awards provides the perfect Christmas party in London

Christmas - SBC Awards

The sports betting industry is gearing up for its annual celebration at the SBC Awards, held on Tuesday 5 December at The Artillery Garden in central London, which doubles up as the perfect Christmas party for everyone involved in the sector. The presentation of 17 Supplier awards, 11 Operator/Affiliate awards and three SBC Sports Betting Hall of Fame inductees might …

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Betting on Football: the Vegas experience

Exclusively for today’s Betting on Football Conference, Don Best‘s Todd Fuhrman interviews Jay Kornegay, VP of Race & Sports Operations at The LVH, about the role football plays in Las Vegas sportsbooks. Don Best Sports, with offices in Las Vegas, United States and Vancouver, Canada, is the leading provider of US sports information to the sports betting industry. Don Best …

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