Social gaming

2nd February 2021

PlayStudios to go public with $1.1bn valuation

Free-to-play mobile gaming business PlayStudios is to merge with special purpose acquisition company Acies Acquisition Corporation to list on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange.  Founded in…

28th January 2021

State of the Union: Las Vegas Sands, Monkey Knife Fight, NY and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, includes Las Vegas Sands’ announcement of its new permanent chief executive following Sheldon Adelson’s…

26th January 2021

Federal lawsuit claims Apple hosts ‘illegal social casinos’

Technology giant Apple has been accused of hosting and facilitating dozens of illegal social casinos in a new lawsuit that has been lodged in a…

26th January 2021

Caesars expands into DFS with SuperDraft investment

Caesars Entertainment has made a strategic investment in daily fantasy sports platform SuperDraft, as the operator looks to expand sports and gaming offering.  SuperDraft, Caesars…

15th January 2021

Playtika finalizes pricing for initial public offering

Social gaming giant Playtika has confirmed that its initial public offering (IPO) will see 69,500,000 shares sold to the public at a price of $27.00…

8th January 2021

Playtika launches $1.67bn initial public offering

Social gaming giant Playtika has launched its long-awaited initial public offering, with plans to sell 69.5m shares and raise up to $1.67bn.  The business itself…

7th January 2021

Not just a fantasy: DFS’s growth prospects in 2021

While the US daily fantasy sports giants DraftKings and FanDuel have made a successful shift into real-money betting, Cole Rush finds that there is still…

4th January 2021

Playtika SEC statement reveals revenue of $1.80bn in first nine months of 2020

Playtika’s registration statement, filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) ahead of a planned initial public offering, reveals the business generated revenue of…

22nd October 2020

State of the Union: NJ, PA, Sands and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, covers another month of record figures from both Pennsylvania and New Jersey, as well…

22nd October 2020

GAN launches social casino with California’s Agua Caliente

GAN has rolled out its free-to-play Simulated Gaming product for Agua Caliente Casinos, the Californian casino business owned by the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla…

19th October 2020

Playtika prepares for US initial public offering

Social gaming giant Playtika has filed a draft registration statement with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) ahead of an initial public offering of…

16th September 2020

DraftKings seals wide ranging NY Giants partnership

DraftKings has agreed an exclusive, multi-year partnership with the New York Giants that sees the sports betting giant become the National Football League (NFL) franchise’s…

3rd September 2020

A Las Vegas icon’s social return

Boyd Gaming has revived the Stardust Casino brand as a modern social gaming experience. Blake Rampmaier, Boyd’s Chief information officer, discusses how the company brought…

2nd September 2020

Skillz to go public on NYSE through SPAC

Mobile gaming platform Skillz Inc will go public on the New York Stock Exchange through a merger with special purpose acquisition company Flying Eagle Acquisition…