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US – Z Capital Partners merges Affinity Gaming with Sports Information Group

Z Capital Partners, the private equity arm of Z Capital Group, a leading privately-held asset manager, has announced the merger of its affiliated portfolio companies, Affinity Gaming, a diversified national casino gaming operator, and Sports Information Group, LLC, a New York-based B2B and B2C global omnichannel sports, technology, digital, media and wagering business. The transaction…

US – Twin River completes purchase of three Colorado casinos

Affinity Gaming has completed the previously announced sale of the Golden Gates, Golden Gulch and Mardi Gras casino properties in Black Hawk, Colorado, to Twin River Worldwide Holdings for $51m, subject to customary adjustments. “We are pleased to complete the sale of these three casino properties as we sharpen our focus on Affinity’s other key…

US – Lakeside Hotel Casino to open William Hill sportsbook on August 15

With the news that the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission has signed off on sports betting, one of the leading casinos in the state; Lakeside Hotel Casino, an Affinity Gaming property, has announced plans to open a new William Hill Sports Book on the lower level of the casino on August 15. Construction on the…

US – Affinity Gaming appoints Mary Higgins as CEO

With former CEO Tony Rodio, leaving to join Caesars Entertainment, Affinity Gaming has moved quickly to appoint his replacement with Mary Elizabeth Higgins appointed as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Ms. Higgins, a gaming industry veteran, has served as the company’s Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer and succeeds . Additionally, Eric Fiocco, Affinity’s…

US – Twin River buys three casinos in Colorado

North American casino operator Twin River is to buy Golden Gates, Golden Gulch and Mardi Gras, all in Black Hawk, Colorado, from Affinity Gaming for an undisclosed fee. Golden Gates, Golden Gulch and Mardi Gras are located in close proximity to one another along a half-mile strip of casino and casino-hotel properties in the historic…

US – Full House says Affinity’s takeover offer is too low

Z Capital Partners, a leading alternative asset manager of private equity and credit funds, and its affiliate casino group, Affinity Gaming want to buy Full House Resorts, a small publicly-traded Las Vegas-based casino company for $132.5m. Full House, who operates two Nevada casinos in the Grand Lodge Casino at the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe and…

US – Z Capital to buy remaining shares in Affinity

Investment manager Z Capital Partners has bought Affinity Gaming, an operator of 11 value-orientated casinos with 11 properties in Nevada, Colorado, Missouri and Iowa, for US$580m. Under the terms of the agreement, Z Capital and its affiliates, which currently own approximately 41 per cent of Affinity’s outstanding shares, will purchase Affinity’s remaining outstanding shares for…

US – Affinity Gaming to implement GameChanger Revenue Strategy

Affinity Gaming will implement the GameChanger Revenue Strategy Solution from Duetto, a specialist in hotel and casino profit optimisation technology, bringing new price optimisation, loyalty and forecasting capabilities to five Affinity properties in the Las Vegas region. These include Buffalo Bill’s Resort & Casino, Primm Valley Resort & Casino, Whiskey Pete’s Hotel & Casino, Silver…

US – Williams Interactive Play4Fun Network for Affinity

American casino operator Affinity Gaming and Williams Interactive, a wholly owned subsidiary of Scientific Games Corporation, are proud to announce the launch of the A-Play Connect Play4Fun Network, a next-generation iGaming and marketing platform customised for the Affinity Gaming A-Play loyalty program. The platform empowers Affinity Gaming to leverage the engagement power of free-play social casino games to build an…