William Hill, the $4 billion gambling giant, received takeover offers from private-equity firm Apollo and casino group Caesars – Business Insider Australia

William Hill has received takeover proposals from both Apollo Global Management and Caesars Entertainment, but says there is no certainty of sealing a deal, Bloomberg reported. The UK gambling group, valued at $US4 billion (3.2 million), announced last month that it was closing 119 stores due to COVID-19. Apollo is also up against private equity…

Over 88000 students may be problem gamblers, warns charity as universities return – Charity Today News

THE Young Gamers and Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM) has warned that the drastic change to student life this year could increase the risk of students experiencing gaming and gambling-related harm at university. Research commissioned by the charity and undertaken by Red Brick Research found that 264,000 students are at some risk of gambling-related harm in…

VIP system to scale down in coming years leaving base mass to lead Macau recovery: Credit Suisse – Inside Asian Gaming

A concerted tightening of regulatory controls against gambling by mainland Chinese authorities looks set to counter expectations of a VIP-led recovery for Macaus gaming operators, leaving base mass to do the heavy lifting according to investment bank Credit Suisse. In a Monday note examining the short-term outlook for Macau post-COVID, analysts Kenneth Fong, Lok Kan…

Stumptown season 2 cancelled – RTE.ie

Cobie Smulders’latest detective series Stumptown,which was scheduledfor a secondseries, has been cancelled. The move will come as a surpriseto fans of the crime series as it had been giving the green light for a second season earlier this year. Based on the graphic novel series of the same name, Stumptownstarred Cobie Smulders as Dex Parios,…