The chief executive of Rank took the opportunity of the harm minimisation conference to call on the industry to fund more research into the thorny issue of responsible gambling
William Hill is under pressure over proposed merger with Amaya after an open letter to shareholders and management lambasts terms of deal
The merger of equals would create a UK-listed gambling giant, but opinions vary over whether the deal would deliver all that it promises
Martin Pugh is moving across to head up Grosvenor Casinos, while Alan Morgan will take the reins at Mecca
Away from the distractions of the recent failed corporate activity, 888 has delivered significant growth in revenues with the sport and casino segments leading the way.
The investment bank behind the failed 888/Rank consortium bid puts a sell note on William Hill suggesting it has opted for a risky turnaround strategy
Rank and 888 bowed to the inevitable this week after it became clear that the William Hill board weren’t to be budged on their rejection of the consortium offer, but what does the future hold for all three?
Monday saw another twist in the William Hill, 888 and Rank tale as the bidders saw their new offer rejected as quickly as the first. But will they come back for more?
The finer points of the proposal for Rank/888 consortium to take over William Hill add detail but are unlikely to change hearts and minds
The Olympics started this week, although bookmakers are more interested with the start of the football season than a collection of sporting events in Brazil. Will the Olympics ever be a major betting event?