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US – Penn National Gaming completes Score Media and Gaming takeover

Penn National Gaming has completed its previously announced acquisition of Score Media and Gaming for total consideration of approximately $2bn in cash and stock. The acquisition of theScore fortifies Penn National’s digital media and gaming strategy, creating a complete one-stop entertainment destination. theScore is the third most popular sports media app in North America and…

Canada – FanDuel appoints Dale Hooper to lead Canadian sports betting charge

FanDuel Group has appointed Dale Hooper as its General Manager of Canada. In this newly created role, Mr. Hooper will be responsible for developing and implementing FanDuel Group’s long-term strategy in Canada in keeping with the nation’s regulatory and legalization process within each province. Hooper joins FanDuel Group from Deloitte Canada, where he most recently served as a Partner…

Canada – BC Supreme Court grants final order to theScore takeover by Penn National

The Supreme Court of British Columbia has issued a final order approving the previously announced plan of arrangement pursuant to which Penn National Gaming, by way of its subsidiary, will acquire all of the outstanding shares of the Score Media and Gaming. Subject to the satisfaction or waiver of the remaining conditions to closing contained…

Canada – Penn cleared to buy the Score

Penn National Gaming has been cleared by the Minister of Canadian Heritage under the Investment Canada Act to buy Score Media and Gaming. The deal should be completed by October 19, 2021. It is subject to approval by theScore’s shareholders at a special meeting, receipt of a final order from the Supreme Court of British…

Canada – Parleh Media to launch Canada’s first sports betting network

Parleh Media Group, an independent content and production company and creators of The Parleh, Canada’s go-to source for sport betting news and insights, announced today the launch of Parleh TV – the country’s first dedicated sports betting broadcast network. The free online channel will be available to all sports fans 24/7 starting on Tuesday, 12…

Canada – IGT signs five year contract with AGLC

IGT Canada Solutions has signed a five-year contract extension with Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis (AGLC) to deliver an enhanced version of its INTELLIGEN systems software and continue to be the AGLC’s central systems provider. The extension runs through July 2026. “IGT’s INTELLIGEN systems software supports the volume, complexity and security of monitoring video lottery…

Canada – Shawanaga First Nation calls upon government to pause introduction of online gambling regime

The Shawanaga First Nation wants the Canadian government to put a stop to the introduction of online gaming in Canada, claiming that Indigenous peoples have been kept out of the loop to its introduction and the introduction of sports betting. The tribe said: “The Ontario and Canadian governments have historically failed Indigenous peoples in their…

Canada – BCLC goes live with IWG’s linked progressive jackpot e-Instants

Instant Win Gaming has delivered its linked progressive jackpots functionality to long-term customer, British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC). Sales from separate e-Instant games will contribute to a set of shared linked progressive jackpot prizes which are branded InstaJackpots BCLC. The integration strengthens the lottery’s PlayNow.com e-Instants offering. Three in-game, instant-win jackpot prizes will be available…

Canada – Loto-Québec bounces back with ‘solid results’

For the first quarter of the 2021–2022 fiscal year, Canadian operator Loto-Québec generated total revenues of $401.3m, up $243.9m, up 154.9 per cent compared to the same period last year, during which most of the corporation’s activities were shut down. This is a decrease of $254.9m or 38.8 per cent compared to the first quarter…