The Football Pools business could become a stand-alone public company for the first time under a £100m (€127.7m/$140.8m) takeover plan drawn up by a former executive, according to The Sunday Times newspaper.
Gaming group Sportech remains in talks over a possible takeover by Contagious Gaming, which has until November 6 to make a firm offer, it was revealed today (Monday).
The New Football Pools owner Sportech saw its shares rise by 12 per cent on Friday after it revealed it had received a takeover proposal from software developer Contagious Gaming.
Peter Glancy, chief executive officer and director of Contagious Gaming, has told TotallyGaming.com that the software solutions developer intends to seek out further “accretive” acquisitions after it struck a deal to purchase Digitote.
PokerStars to launch sportsbook earlier than expected, US state online gambling legislation news from California and Mississippi, and more from Contagious, Manyx Interactive, Malta and Sisal.
Contagious Gaming chairman Charles Shin has spoken of his desire to expand the services of the gaming company and its Contagious Sports subsidiary to a more global audience after it entered into a partnership with UK newspaper publisher Trinity Mirror. The two companies have completed a $6 million...