Like We R Interactive Ltd

closed 1/16/2015 via Company Press Release

Inspired Gaming Group Limited, acquired We R Interactive Ltd

synopsis: Inspired Gaming Group (Inspired), the leading supplier of Sports Betting and Gambling Video Lottery and Virtual Sports, announces that it has completed the acquisition of the main assets and employees of UK-based social games content developer, We R Interactive.
buyer: Inspired Gaming Group Limited
Inspired Gaming Group (Inspired) is the leading supplier of Sports Betting, and Gambling Video Lottery and Virtual Sports. Inspired only operates in regulated markets and they work closely with Government regulators and customers in each of the countries to protect those at risk of problem gambling."
target: We R Interactive Ltd
We R Interactive is a pioneering social entertainment company. It fuses premium-quality film production and interactive storytelling underpinned by gaming mechanics to create unique, shareable experiences that bring millions of people around the globe closer to their passions.
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closed 9/18/2020 via GlobeNewswire

V2 Games Inc., acquired GameOn App Inc.

synopsis: Vancouver-based V2 Games Inc., a portfolio company of Victory Square Technologies Inc., has acquired the assets and IP of GameOn App Inc., a leading-edge gaming company providing consumers, broadcasters, sportsbooks, venues, and brand partners with interactive, social experiences around sports, television, and live events.
buyer parent: Victory Square Technologies
buyer: V2 Games Inc.
Vancouver-based V2 Games is a video and mobile game ventures firm focusing on royalty investments in high-value gaming projects featuring globally-recognized intellectual properties. Its portfolio of games includes Pacific Rim: Breach Wars, Rune: Ragnarok, Men In Black, and Hello Kitty. "
target: GameOn App Inc.
GameOn is a leading-edge gaming company providing consumers, broadcasters, sportsbooks, venues, and brand partners with interactive, social experiences around sports, television, and live events. GameOn drives engagement and revenue through its suite of proprietary mobile and TV technologies.
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closed 9/9/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Esports Entertainment Group, Inc., acquired FLIP Sports

synopsis: Esports Entertainment Group, Inc., a licensed online gambling company with a focus on esports wagering and 18+ gaming, completed the acquisition of the assets of FLIP Sports, a dynamic and entrepreneurial mobile games studio innovating how fans enjoy and engage with live sports.
buyer: Esports Entertainment Group, Inc. (OTCPK:GMBL:$0.00)
Esports Entertainment Group is a licensed Malta-based online gambling company with a focus on esports wagering and 18+ gaming. The company offers fantasy, pools, fixed odds, and exchange style wagering on esports events in a licensed, regulated, and secure platform to the global esports audience. "
target: FLIP Sports
FLIP Sports is a dynamic and entrepreneurial mobile games studio innovating how fans enjoy and engage with live sports. Through its proprietary in-play, P2P technology, FLIP provides a unique multi-platform second-screen experience within an entertaining, social, and competitive gaming environment.
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announced 5/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

Prey Studios will be merged with FunRock,

synopsis: Funrock, a developer and publisher of great free-to-play multiplayer online games, has announced getting into an agreement for merging operations with Prey Studios, a developer of computer games designed on niché sports. Both companies are based in Sweden.
buyer: FunRock
FunRock is a developer and publisher of great free-to-play multiplayer online games. FunRock has one clear objective: to provide great entertainment, localized to the users preferred languages, on multiple platforms. "
target: Prey Studios
Prey Studios is a developer of computer games designed on niché sports. The company's computer games are developed as casual cross-platform games where users can host tournaments, coach fighters, sign sponsorship deals, and design their own gyms.
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announced 5/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

Prey Studios will be merged with FunRock,

synopsis: Funrock, a developer and publisher of great free-to-play multiplayer online games, has announced getting into an agreement for merging operations with Prey Studios, a developer of computer games designed on niché sports. Both companies are based in Sweden.
buyer: FunRock
FunRock is a developer and publisher of great free-to-play multiplayer online games. FunRock has one clear objective: to provide great entertainment, localized to the users preferred languages, on multiple platforms. "
target: Prey Studios
Prey Studios is a developer of computer games designed on niché sports. The company's computer games are developed as casual cross-platform games where users can host tournaments, coach fighters, sign sponsorship deals, and design their own gyms.
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closed 1/10/2018 via BNC Analysis

Nazara Technologies Pvt. Ltd., acquired Next Wave Multimedia

synopsis: Indian games publisher Nazara Technology has acquired a majority stake in India-based mobile developer Next Wave Multimedia. Next Wave is best known for its World Cricket Championship game, has a portfolio of titles with more than 100 million downloads. They are focused on developing quality casual and multi-player games in the sports genre.
buyer: Nazara Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
Nazara is a leading mobile games publisher focused on the large mobile consumer base in India and other emerging markets. In addition to publishing a range of branded and original mobile games, Nazara also runs gaming subscription service across 60 countries. "
target: Next Wave Multimedia
Next Wave Multimedia is a mobile games developer based in India. Next Wave is best known for its World Cricket Championship game and has a portfolio of titles with more than 100 million downloads. They are focused on developing quality casual and multi-player games in the sports genre.
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closed 9/25/2019 via BNC Analysis

Nazara Technologies Pvt. Ltd., acquired SportsUnity Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: Nazara Technologies Ltd, a mobile game developer in India, has acquired a majority stake in SportsUnity Pvt. Ltd, an Indian video game developer. SportsUnity is the developer of Qunami, India's #1 mobile quiz game. Qunami is cricket quiz platform that allows users to compete in tournaments or one-on-one battles for fun or money.
buyer: Nazara Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
Nazara is a leading mobile games publisher focused on the large mobile consumer base in India and other emerging markets. In addition to publishing a range of branded and original mobile games, Nazara also runs gaming subscription service across 60 countries. "
target: SportsUnity Pvt. Ltd.
SportsUnity is an Indian video game developer. SportsUnity is the developer of Qunami, India's #1 mobile quiz game. Qunami is cricket quiz platform that allows users to challenge their friends and compete in tournaments or one-on-one battles for fun or money.
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closed 2/8/2019 via Company Press Release

Miniclip, acquired Masomo

synopsis: Miniclip, a leading developer and publisher of mobile games, announced it completed its acquisition of Masomo, an interactive entertainment company which develops mobile casual multiplayer games which are sports-focused.
buyer: Miniclip
Based in Switzerland, Miniclip is a global leader in digital games. The company develops, publishes and distributes highly engaging games to an audience of 200 million monthly active users, across mobile, social and online platforms. "
target: Masomo (BME:MAS:$1,579.17)
UK-based, Masomo is an interactive entertainment company which develops casual multiplayer games which are sports-focused. Masomo bolsters a highly experienced founding team with expertise across the mobile games, advertising and sports industries who are focused on creating a world-leading IP.
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announced 7/13/2016 via BNC Analysis

Fantasy 6 Sports Inc., will acquire NFC Games

synopsis: Fantasy 6 Sports Inc. is positioned to expand its operations and global market reach in sports fan engagement by signing a Letter of Intent to acquire a 100% interest in NFC Games, the developer and producer of unique mobile games targeting the fantasy sports industry.
buyer: Fantasy 6 Sports Inc. (CNSX:BZ30197:$2.34)
Fantasy 6 is a sports, entertainment and technology company which produces games, contests and other related products and experiences for fans around the world. Fantasy 6 Sports Inc. currently offers a wide variety of daily, weekly and season-long contests across multiple professional sports leagues"
target: NFC Games
NFC has developed an innovative mobile game for iOS and Android platforms that offers a unique blend of mobile video game play and fantasy sports game play.
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closed 12/19/2014 via PR Newswire

TheScore, acquired Swoopt

synopsis: theScore, Inc, a leading developer of mobile sports platforms, has closed a deal to acquire the daily fantasy sports game 'Swoopt' from San Francisco-based ApptheGame, Inc. The acquisition provides theScore, which has 9.2 million average monthly active users on its mobile platforms, with a strategic entry point into the daily fantasy sports space.
buyer: TheScore (TSXV:SCR:$6.73)
theScore creates mobile-first sports experiences, connecting fans to what they love through a combination of real-time news, scores, fantasy information and alerts while creating and curating content that is mobile optimized, comprehensive, customizable and seamlessly shareable. "
target parent: ApptheGame
target: Swoopt
Swoopt is a daily fantasy sports mobile platform. Made by the team at ApptheGame, Inc. Swoopt offers daily fantasy gameplay for the NFL, MLB, NHL, and the NBA.
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closed 8/15/2012 via Company Press Release

NaturalMotion Games Ltd, acquired Boss Alien

synopsis: NaturalMotion, a leading developer and publisher of high-end mobile social games, announced that it has acquired Boss Alien Ltd, a games development company based in Brighton, England. Boss Alien’s Brighton base will be NaturalMotion’s fourth studio location, joining Oxford, London and San Francisco.
buyer: NaturalMotion Games Ltd
NaturalMotion Games Ltd. is a leading games and technology company based in Oxford, London and San Francisco. With over 30 million downloads of their games to date, it is one of the fastest growing social mobile publishers on iOS and Android. "
target: Boss Alien
Boss Alien Ltd is a games development company based in Brighton, England. Its racing game, CSR Racing is the worldwide chart-topping hit on iOS. Since its launch, CSR Racing has become the #1 Top Grossing App in the USA, UK and dozens of other countries.
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announced 10/11/2011 via BusinessWire

24MAS, will acquire Player One Sports

synopsis: 24MAS, a leader in mobile advertising and applications, has agreed to acquire Player One Sports Limited ("P1 Sports") P1 Sports develops and publishes a broad range of sports apps and games across mobile operating systems including iOS and Android. P1 Sports has specialized in targeting a selection of sports with licensed IP.
buyer: 24MAS
24MAS is an established leader for targeted mobile advertising, application solutions and application hosting in Asia-Pacific, Latin America, North America, Australia, and Europe. "
target parent: ROK Entertainment Group
target: Player One Sports
Player One Sports is a global leader in the ownership and development of sports-branded mobile phone content. Headquartered in the UK, Player One Sports develops and publishes a broad range of sports apps and games across mobile operating systems including iOS and Android.
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closed 10/2/2009 via Company Press Release

ROK Entertainment Group, acquired Player One Sports

synopsis: ROK Entertainment Group, the mobile technology, applications and services company, has acquired leading mobile gaming company, Player One. Player One has carved out a valuable niche in the mobile gaming market. In early 2006, the company launched Player One Sports dedicated to bringing the best sport action and entertainment to mobile phones.
buyer: ROK Entertainment Group (ROKE:$0.00)
ROK Entertainment Group is a world-leading mobile entertainment company specialising in the development and deployment of innovative mobile technologies, services and applications. "
target: Player One Sports
Player One Sports is a global leader in the ownership and development of sports-branded mobile phone content. Established in 1999 as Player One Ltd, the company quickly carved out its niche exploiting IP in the mobile space.
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closed 6/6/2011 via Market Wire

Majesco Entertainment Company, acquired Quick Hit, Inc.

synopsis: Majesco Entertainment Company, a leading publisher of video games for the mass market, is making several key acquisitions from Quick Hit, Inc., underscoring the commitment to its social games business. Specifically, Majesco acquired certain key operating assets as well as the Quick Hit development team to execute on its social games strategy.
buyer: Majesco Entertainment Company (US:COOL:$125.29)
Majesco Entertainment Company is a leading publisher of video games for the mass market. Building on more than 20 years of operating history, the company is focused on developing and publishing a wide range of casual and family oriented video games. "
target: Quick Hit, Inc.
Quick Hit, Inc. is a developer and operator of the online free-to-play NFL-licensed football game QUICKHIT NFL Football which utilizes the virtual goods revenue model. Quick Hit's compelling products fill a massive void in the casual online sports game industry.
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closed 2/15/2007 via

GigaMedia Limited, acquired T2CN

synopsis: GigaMedia Limited has entered into agreements to acquire majority ownership of T2CN Holding Limited, a leading online sports and casual game operator in China. This highly strategic acquisition establishes GigaMedia as a leader in one of the world's largest and fastest growing online game markets.
buyer: GigaMedia Limited (GIGM:$10.77)
GigaMedia Limited is a diversified provider of broadband and entertainment services, with headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan. Through its subsidiary Cambridge Entertainment Software, the Company develops software for online entertainment services, including the global online gaming market. "
target: T2CN
T2CN is China's leading online sports and casual game company and operates FreeStyle, the most popular online sports game ever in China.T2CN has also developed diversified revenue streams and close marketing partnerships with premiere international brands including Coca-Cola, Nike and Nokia.
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announced 11/20/2019 via Company Press Release

Mixi, Inc., will acquire Net Dreamers Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Mixi, Inc, a Japanese social networking service, will acquire Net Dreamers Co., Ltd., a Japanese company that develops horse racing websites and mobile games. Net Dreamers operates netkeiba.com, the largest horse racing media outlet in Japan. The company also operates Weekly Baseball Online, a baseball news site.
buyer: Mixi, Inc. (TSE:2121:$1,098.60)
Mixi is a Japanese social networking service that allows users to connect with their friends in a convenient way. It enables users to send and receive messages, write in a diary, read and comment on others' diaries, organize and join communities, and invite their friends. "
target: Net Dreamers Co., Ltd.
Net Dreamers is a Japanese company that develops horse racing websites and mobile games. Net Dreamers operates netkeiba.com, the largest horse racing media outlet in Japan. Their games include Tiki Chiki Derby and Puzzle Derby. The company also operates Weekly Baseball Online, a baseball news site.
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closed 7/18/2017 via Market Wire

App Swarm Inc., purchased Soccers Gaming App from TGTStudios

synopsis: AppSwarm, Inc. is pleased to announce the acquisition of "Soccers" from notable mobile games developer TGTStudios. "Soccers" is a powerful, pocket-sized soccer game that is as addictive as any console game. There are multiple game modes, players can pass, block, steal and shoot just as they would expect in any soccer game.
buyer parent: MediaTechnics Corporation
buyer: App Swarm Inc. (OTCPK:SWRM:$2.83)
AppSwarm, Inc. is a technology development and incubation company focused in accelerating the development of mobile applications and technology, fast-tracking product to market. AppSwarm partners with application developers through joint ventures, royalty agreements, & outright purchase agreements. "
seller: TGTStudios
"Soccers" is a powerful, pocket-sized soccer game. There are multiple game modes, players can pass, block, steal and shoot just as they would expect in any soccer game. Players also get to choose from many national soccer teams. The game also has complex breakdowns of the various teams' skill-sets.
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closed 7/19/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Stillfront Group AB, acquired OFM Studios GmbH

synopsis: Stillfront Group AB announced the acquisition of 51% of the business OnlineFussballManager.de (OFM). OFM is a very well-established browser-based game in the football manager genre. OFM is one the most successful sports management games in German-speaking countries.
buyer: Stillfront Group AB (OM:SF:$369.46)
Stillfront is an independent creator, publisher and distributor of digital games – with a vision to become one of the leading indie game creators and publishers. Stillfront's games are distributed globally, with their main markets in Sweden, Germany, the United States and MENA. "
target: OFM Studios GmbH
OnlineFussballManager (OFM) is a browser-based sports management game that was released in 2003. OnlineFussballManager is one the most successful sports management games in German-speaking countries.
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closed 3/9/2016 via PR Newswire

SportsHub Technologies, acquired CDM Sports

synopsis: SportsHub Technologies, an upstart player in the fantasy sports and eSports industries, has completed the acquisition of CDM Sports' suite of Fantasy Challenge and Draft and Play games. The CDM Sports domain will become part of the SportsHub Technologies network of season-long fantasy games.
buyer: SportsHub Technologies
SportsHub Technologies is an upstart player in the fantasy sports and eSports industries. SportsHub Technologies was founded in 2015 by a team of veteran fantasy sports industry insiders. "
target: CDM Sports
SportsHub Technologies LTD. is a U.S. based company that develops and operates games under the trade name "CDM Sports". The Company's games include a variety of "Challenge" and "Draft and Play" brand games.
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closed 1/27/2016 via PR Newswire

Topgolf, acquired World Golf Tour

synopsis: Global golf entertainment leader Topgolf has acquired sports gaming company World Golf Tour (WGT), creating the world's largest digital golf audience. WGT is the leading web and mobile golf game, with more than 14 million players worldwide across online, social and mobile platforms.
buyer: Topgolf
Topgolf is a global sports entertainment community with 24 locations serving 8 million guests annually. Players hit golf balls containing computer microchips that track each shot's accuracy and distance while awarding points for hitting targets on the outfield. "
target: World Golf Tour
World Golf Tour (WGT) is the #1 free golf game on web and mobile with over 450 million virtual rounds played. WGT Golf features 24 famous virtual golf courses including Merion, Pebble Beach® and St Andrews.
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closed 1/16/2015 via Company Press Release

Inspired Gaming Group Limited, acquired We R Interactive Ltd

synopsis: Inspired Gaming Group (Inspired), the leading supplier of Sports Betting and Gambling Video Lottery and Virtual Sports, announces that it has completed the acquisition of the main assets and employees of UK-based social games content developer, We R Interactive.
buyer: Inspired Gaming Group Limited
Inspired Gaming Group (Inspired) is the leading supplier of Sports Betting, and Gambling Video Lottery and Virtual Sports. Inspired only operates in regulated markets and they work closely with Government regulators and customers in each of the countries to protect those at risk of problem gambling."
target: We R Interactive Ltd
We R Interactive is a pioneering social entertainment company. It fuses premium-quality film production and interactive storytelling underpinned by gaming mechanics to create unique, shareable experiences that bring millions of people around the globe closer to their passions.
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closed 12/27/2016 via PR Newswire

Hydra Industries Acquisition Corp, acquired Inspired Gaming Group Limited

synopsis: Hydra Industries Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, acquisition or similar business combination, announced that it has acquired Inspired Gaming Group, a games technology company, supplying Virtual Sports, Mobile Gaming & Server-Based Gaming systems around the world.
buyer: Hydra Industries Acquisition Corp (INSE:$0.00)
Hydra Industries Acquisition Corp are a newly organized blank check company formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization, recapitalization or other similar business combination with one of more businesses. "
target: Inspired Gaming Group Limited
Inspired Gaming Group (Inspired) is the leading supplier of Sports Betting, and Gambling Video Lottery and Virtual Sports. Inspired only operates in regulated markets and they work closely with Government regulators and customers in each of the countries to protect those at risk of problem gambling.
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closed 1/16/2015 via Company Press Release

Inspired Gaming Group Limited, acquired We R Interactive Ltd

synopsis: Inspired Gaming Group (Inspired), the leading supplier of Sports Betting and Gambling Video Lottery and Virtual Sports, announces that it has completed the acquisition of the main assets and employees of UK-based social games content developer, We R Interactive.
buyer: Inspired Gaming Group Limited
Inspired Gaming Group (Inspired) is the leading supplier of Sports Betting, and Gambling Video Lottery and Virtual Sports. Inspired only operates in regulated markets and they work closely with Government regulators and customers in each of the countries to protect those at risk of problem gambling."
target: We R Interactive Ltd
We R Interactive is a pioneering social entertainment company. It fuses premium-quality film production and interactive storytelling underpinned by gaming mechanics to create unique, shareable experiences that bring millions of people around the globe closer to their passions.
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closed 7/12/2017 via PR Newswire

Scientific Games Corporation, acquired Red7Mobile Ltd.

synopsis: Scientific Games, a leading developer of technology-based products and services and associated content for worldwide gaming, lottery and interactive markets, has acquired Red7Mobile, a game studio that designs and develops high quality, innovative games and apps for the gambling industry.
buyer: Scientific Games Corporation (SGMS:$3,248.40)
Scientific Games Corporation is a leading developer of technology-based products and services and associated content for worldwide gaming, lottery and interactive markets. The Company's portfolio includes gaming machines, game content and systems; table games products and utilities; and more. "
target: Red7Mobile Ltd.
Red7Mobile designs and develops high quality, innovative games and apps for the gambling industry. Their portfolio includes slot games, instant win/scratch cards, and table games. In addition to game content, Red7Mobile also offers a range of sports betting solutions.
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closed 12/27/2016 via PR Newswire

Hydra Industries Acquisition Corp, acquired Inspired Gaming Group Limited

synopsis: Hydra Industries Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, acquisition or similar business combination, announced that it has acquired Inspired Gaming Group, a games technology company, supplying Virtual Sports, Mobile Gaming & Server-Based Gaming systems around the world.
buyer: Hydra Industries Acquisition Corp (INSE:$0.00)
Hydra Industries Acquisition Corp are a newly organized blank check company formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization, recapitalization or other similar business combination with one of more businesses. "
target: Inspired Gaming Group Limited
Inspired Gaming Group (Inspired) is the leading supplier of Sports Betting, and Gambling Video Lottery and Virtual Sports. Inspired only operates in regulated markets and they work closely with Government regulators and customers in each of the countries to protect those at risk of problem gambling.
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closed 5/20/2015 via BNC Analysis

NYX Gaming Group Ltd., acquired Game360

synopsis: Developer of gaming content NYX Gaming Group Ltd. announced that the purchase of Game360 Ltd. had been completed. Game360 is known to develop and distribute native and HTML5 mobile solutions as well as sports betting software to a number of gambling operators that provide their services on the Italian regulated market.
buyer: NYX Gaming Group Ltd. (TSXV:NYX:$184.82)
NYX Gaming proudly serves premium gaming content and fast, flexible gaming systems in true partnership with well over 100 customer partners using a combination of lottery, bingo and casino platforms and library of 300+ games. "
target: Game360
Game360 is an online and mobile software supplier offering a complete set of cross media and value added solutions to the gaming, casino and gambling industry's national and multinational leading operators.
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announced 6/24/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Askott Entertainment Inc. will be merged with FansUnite Media, Inc,

synopsis: Victory Square Technologies Inc. portfolio company FansUnite Entertainment will acquire all of the outstanding securities of Askott Entertainment Inc. by way of a three-cornered amalgamation. Askott is a Vancouver and Malta based software development company that has produced a one of a kind complete iGaming platform, Chameleon Gaming Platform.
buyer parent: Victory Square Technologies
buyer: FansUnite Media, Inc (CNSX:FANS:$0.00)
FansUnite is a sports and entertainment company, focusing on technology related to regulated and lawful online gaming and other related products. The principal business is operating the FansUnite Sportsbook and the website of McBookie Limited, offering online gaming services to the UK market. "
target: Askott Entertainment Inc.
Askott is a Vancouver and Malta based software development company that has produced a one of a kind complete iGaming platform, Chameleon Gaming Platform, with an Esports first focus geared for the next generation of online bettors and casino players.
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closed 3/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

Gauselmann AG, acquired Bede Gaming

synopsis: The Gauselmann Group has acquired a significant majority stake in Bede Gaming, the leading online gaming platform headquartered in Newcastle upon Tyne. Bede develops and markets online gaming platforms for operators of casino, sports betting and lottery offerings.
buyer: Gauselmann AG
Gauselmann is a German gaming and gambling company founded by Paul Gauselmann. Gauselmann AG, through its subsidiaries, manufactures, supplies, sells, and operates amusement machines, amusement with prize machines for customers in Germany and internationally. "
target: Bede Gaming
Bede Gaming is the leading online gaming platform headquartered in Newcastle upon Tyne. Bede develops and markets online gaming platforms for operators of casino, sports betting and lottery offerings.
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closed 3/11/2020 via BNC Analysis

Ainsworth Game Technology, Inc., acquired MTD Gaming Inc.

synopsis: Australia-based slot machine maker Ainsworth Game Technology Ltd has completed an asset acquisition of privately-held MTD Gaming Inc., a company that develops and supplies computer games for the gambling and slot machine industry. The company is based in Billings, Montana.
buyer: Ainsworth Game Technology, Inc.
Ainsworth, based in Australia, is part of the gaming industry focusing on the design development and manufacturing of gaming machines, software and related equipment supplies. "
target: MTD Gaming Inc.
MTD Gaming Inc. develops and supplies computer games for the gambling and slot machine industry. The company is based in Billings, Montana.
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closed 2/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

Epic Media Sweden AB, acquired QTech Games

synopsis: QTech Games, Asia’s number-one games distributor, has announced a major merger with leading games reseller, Epic Media, in order to bolster its platform’s position at the forefront of the industry for taking the best online games to market across emerging territories.
buyer: Epic Media Sweden AB
Epic Media is a leading games reseller, based in Sweden. Epic Media is headed up by Staffan Lindgren and Ulf Norder, both of whom have extensive experience in the gambling industry. Norder was previously director of development at Yggdrasil and Evolution Gaming. "
target: QTech Games
QTech Games is the fastest growing game distributor in Asia. Its mission is to find the best online (Random Number Generator) games in the world and distribute them to operators in Asia and other global growth territories.
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closed 7/31/2019 via Company Press Release

Spiffbet AB, acquired STHLMGAMING

synopsis: Spiffbet, a Swedish developer of online games for casino and betting, has acquired STHLMGAMING is a Swedish game company that develops online casino slots. STHLMGAMING develops casino games for PC and mobile devices. Their slots are designed to be simple and easy to understand, and offer potentially high payouts.
buyer: Spiffbet AB (OM:SPIFF:$0.00)
Spiffbet is a Swedish developer of online games for casino and betting. Spiffbet produces highly customisable casino games that can be tailored to operator needs. They offer traditional casino games under their Spiffbet Casino brand and hybrid Take5 Type games under their Spiffbet Sports brand. "
target: STHLMGAMING
STHLMGAMING is a Swedish game company that develops online casino slots. STHLMGAMING develops casino games for PC and mobile devices. Their slots are designed to be simple and easy to understand, and offer potentially high payouts. Their games include The Golden Chase, Sunset, Boost It, and more.
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closed 12/19/2018 via BusinessWire

Blockchain Innovations Corp., acquired The Games Company

synopsis: BlockChain Innovations Corp., an international blockchain technology supplier serving the regulated gaming industry, has acquired The Games Company (TGC), an independent casino games development house with a mission to deliver high quality gaming content. TGC is a UK company creating HTML5 casino games for desktop and mobile.
buyer: Blockchain Innovations Corp.
Blockchain Innovations Corp. (BCI) designs and develops market ready blockchain technology for public and private real-money wagering and peer-to-peer gaming companies across the globe. BCI offers a fully functional crypto-currency wallet for PebbleCoin, a gambling-by-design cryptocurrency. "
target: The Games Company
The Games Company is an independent casino games development house with a mission to deliver high quality gaming content. TGC is a UK company with a development team based in Portugal, creating HTML5 casino games for desktop and mobile.
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AGS, LLC, acquired Gameiom

synopsis: AGS announced it has acquired Gameiom Technologies Limited (Gameiom), a UK and Gibraltar licensed iGaming aggregator and content provider for real-money gaming and sports-betting partners. Gameiom currently distributes content from more than 15 game suppliers including Ainsworth, Gaming Realms, Reflex Gaming, and 1X2 Network.
buyer: AGS, LLC (AGS:$229.04)
AGS is a global company focused on creating a diverse mix of entertaining gaming experiences for every kind of player. Their roots are planted in the Class II Native American gaming market, but they have branched out to become one of the most all-inclusive commercial gaming suppliers. "
target: Gameiom
Based in the UK, Gameiom has two main objectives: firstly, to provide a reliable and robust aggregation platform and to provide content that engages players from markets all over the globe. Gameiom distributes content from more than 15 game suppliers, providing access to more than 100 live games.
price ($mm)
$5.00
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/18/2018 via BNC Analysis

Penn National Gaming, Inc., acquired Absolute Games

synopsis: Penn National Gaming has completed the acquisition Las Vegas-based social bingo games developer Absolute Games. Absolute will be integrated into the Penn Interactive Ventures division. Penn Interactive Ventures operates the company’s various social casino products such as Hollywoodcasino.com and Viva Slots Vegas.
buyer: Penn National Gaming, Inc. (PENN:$3,140.35)
Penn National Gaming owns, operates or has ownership interests in gaming and racing facilities and video gaming terminal operations with a focus on slot machine entertainment. The Company operates twenty-nine facilities in seventeen jurisdictions. "
target: Absolute Games
Absolute Games is a Las Vegas-based social bingo games developer. Their games include a Keno game and a top rated version of a classic casino-style game. Both are available in app stores.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 11/29/2017 via BNC Analysis

ME2ON Co., Ltd., acquired Lucky Zen Limited

synopsis: ME2ON Co., Ltd., a leading online social casino game developer and operator in Asia, has acquired a 50.1% stake in Lucky Zen Limited, a game development and publishing company in Hong Kong. Lucky Zen develops social casino games for mobile devices. Their games include Classic Vegas Slot, DoubleHit Casino, and a lineup of 21 solitaire games.
buyer: ME2ON Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ:A201490:$18.75)
ME2ON is a leading online social casino game developer and operator in Asia. They offer an integrated online social poker game platform, Fulpot Poker, and an integrated mobile social casino game platform, Full House Casino. "
target: Lucky Zen Limited
Lucky Zen Limited is a game development and publishing company in Hong Kong. The company develops social casino games for mobile devices. Their games include Classic Vegas Slot and DoubleHit Casino. They also have a lineup of 21 solitaire games.
price ($mm)
$49*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/20/2017 via PR Newswire

Scientific Games Corporation, will acquire NYX Gaming Group Ltd.

synopsis: Scientific Games Corporation and NYX Gaming Group Limited announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Scientific Games will acquire NYX. NYX Gaming is a leading digital gaming provider. They offer customers the widest portfolio of content available, with access to more than 2,000 game titles.
buyer: Scientific Games Corporation (SGMS:$3,248.40)
Scientific Games Corporation is a global leader in technology-based gaming systems, table games, table products and instant games and a leader in products, services and content for gaming, lottery and interactive gaming markets. "
target: NYX Gaming Group Ltd. (TSXV:NYX:$184.82)
NYX Gaming Group Limited is a leading digital gaming provider. NYX offers customers the widest portfolio of content available, with access to more than 2,000 game titles, via OGS™, which allows licensees to leverage the best-of-breed, multi-vendor casino content from around the world.
price ($mm)
$631
rev ($mm)
$176
EBITDA ($mm)
$25
EV / rev
3.6x
EV / EBITDA
25.2x
closed 4/26/2017 via Company Press Release

GamePoint B.V., acquired Luck Genome

synopsis: GamePoint, a worldwide leader in real-time multiplayer social gaming, has acquired the Israeli company Luck Genome. Luck Genome create games for various platforms and networks. Their Slots Craze brand provides a platform for more than sixty social casino games and is considered one of the world's leading players in its field.
buyer: GamePoint B.V.
GamePoint B.V. is a worldwide leader in real-time multiplayer gaming, well known for GamePoint Bingo and GamePoint RoyalDice. They aim to entertain a worldwide audience with their real time multiplayer social games. They provide social features in their games and have extensive community support. "
target: Luck Genome
Luck Genome is a game development company. Luck Genome has developed the Slots Craze brand, which provides a platform for more than sixty social casino games and is considered one of the world's leading players in its field. They create and produce top-level casual, mobile and social titles.
price ($mm)
$13
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/21/2016 via BNC Analysis

Playtech plc, acquired ECM Systems Ltd

synopsis: Playtech, a gaming technology development company, has made another acquisition, this time securing a UK retail bingo software firm, ECM Systems. ECM Systems Limited develops and licenses digital bingo software and support services.
buyer: Playtech plc (LSE:PTEC:$1,767.78)
Playtech is an online gaming software supplier, offering cutting-edge solutions to the industry's leading operators. its approach has been centered on the continual development of best-of-breed gaming products and content, and its success built upon strong partnerships with their licensees. "
target: ECM Systems Ltd
ECM Systems Limited develops and licenses digital bingo software and support services. The company is based in Hull, United Kingdom. ECM, which posted revenue of £9.1 million in the 2016 financial year, counts the likes of Gala Leisure and Mecca Bingo amongst its customers.
price ($mm)
$16*
rev ($mm)
$10
EBITDA ($mm)
$5
EV / rev
1.8x
EV / EBITDA
3.7x
closed 8/3/2016 via BusinessWire

Penn National Gaming, Inc., acquired Rocket Games

synopsis: Penn National Gaming, Inc. announced that it acquired Rocket Games, Inc., a leading developer of social casino games. Rocket Games was recognized by industry experts Eilers & Krejcik Gaming as the fastest growing social casino company in 2015.
buyer: Penn National Gaming, Inc. (PENN:$3,140.35)
Penn National Gaming owns, operates or has ownership interests in gaming and racing facilities and video gaming terminal operations with a focus on slot machine entertainment. The Company operates twenty-seven facilities in seventeen jurisdictions. "
target: Rocket Games
Developing for online, social and mobile markets, Rocket Games is a social casino game developer operating primarily in the North American market. The company, founded in 2013, is based out of San Francisco and operates a portfolio of over 50 slots titles.
price ($mm)
$60
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/29/2016 via Company Press Release

Stride Gaming, will acquire 8Ball Games Limited

synopsis: Stride Gaming, the multi-branded online gaming operator, announced that it has conditionally agreed to acquire the entire issued share capital of 8Ball Games Limited. 8Ball Games is an online bingo operator with a 2% market share of the UK online bingo market. It has over 60,000 active players and 74 sites, including Booty Bingo and WeWantBingo.
buyer: Stride Gaming (AIM:STR:$50.11)
Stride Gaming is an online gaming operator in both the Bingo-led and social gaming market, using its proprietary and purchased software to provide online bingo and related gaming and social activities to players. Stride Gaming only operates in regulated markets. "
target: 8Ball Games Limited
8Ball Games is an online bingo operator with a 2% market share of the UK online bingo market. It has over 60,000 active players and 74 sites, including Booty Bingo and WeWantBingo. 8Ball operates a multi-platform multi brand strategy, acquiring the lower end of the market.
price ($mm)
$16
rev ($mm)
$13
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA
15.0x
closed 7/25/2016 via BNC Analysis

IBID Group, acquired Pragmatic Play

synopsis: Internet-focused investment firm IBID Group has completed the acquisition of Pragmatic Play. Pragmatic Play is one of the fastest growing providers of mobile and desktop digital casino games for the online gaming industry. It contains unique in-house content of over 150 proven slot games for mobile and desktop.
buyer: IBID Group
IBID, the internet business investment development company, is an umbrella organisation investing in and buying companies across a number of different sectors, predominately internet-based companies with long term growth potential. "
target: Pragmatic Play
Pragmatic Play is one of the fastest growing providers of mobile and desktop digital casino games for the online gaming industry. Containing unique in-house content of over 150 proven slot games for mobile and desktop, the Pragmatic Play games library is defined by its mantra of innovation.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/1/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Newogioco Group, acquired Odissea

synopsis: Newgioco Group completed the acquisition of Odissea Betriebsinformatik Beratung Gmbh a gaming software development company which owns and operates a proprietary betting platform and product development house.
buyer: Newogioco Group
Newgioco Group, Inc., together with its wholly owned subsidiaries, is a fully integrated licensed online and land-based gaming operator. The company conducts its business primarily through our internet-based gambling and sports betting platform under the registered brand Newgioco. "
target: Odissea
Odissea is a gaming software development company which owns and operates a proprietary betting platform and product development house which currently processes approximately $400 million in betting turnover on an annual basis.
price ($mm)
$1.45
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/1/2016 via Yahoo, Inc.

NYX Gaming Group Ltd., acquired Betdigital Limited

synopsis: NYX Gaming Group Limited, a market leading content and technology supplier to lotteries, casinos and gaming operators across the globe, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Betdigital, a UK based supplier of gaming content and platforms.
buyer: NYX Gaming Group Ltd. (TSXV:NYX:$184.82)
NYX Gaming Group provides one of the world's largest portfolios of market leading content and technology to some of the largest gaming operators, lotteries and casinos across the globe. "
target: Betdigital Limited
Founded in 2011 to develop content and systems for the UK and international gaming markets, Betdigital is known for their development of a truly-cross platform gaming engine which enables third party and online game developers to bring their content to the land-based gaming market.
price ($mm)
$36
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA

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