Sky Betting & Gaming snapped up by Canadian gambling firm in £3.4bn deal

Sky Betting & Gaming (SBG) has been acquired by a Canadian gambling firm for £3.4bn ( $4.7bn) in a deal which will create the world’s largest publicly listed online gaming company. The chief executive of The Stars Group Inc, which owns PokerStars, an online card room, described the deal to acquire the Leeds-headquartered company, the sponsor of the English Football League which employs more than 1000 staff, as a “landmark moment.” “The acquisition of Sky Betting & Gaming is a landmark moment in The Stars Group... For the full story register now for free or login below...
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