Monthly Snapshot: Caesars Officially Purchases William Hill

Slavna Game Studio is introducing ‘Monthly Snapshot’, a newsletter that will bring you the latest from the world of Gaming, Gambling, and Sports Betting every month.

The major highlights include Caesars acquiring William Hill, News on surge in gaming industry post pandemics, and legalization of sports betting in Canada.

Caesars Officially Purchases William Hill
Caesars announced that it has officially completed an acquisition of William Hill for a price tag of nearly $4 billion. This deal has been in the works since late last year.

Senator Addabbo hopes for legal mobile betting in New York by Super Bowl 2022
New York State Senator Joseph Addabbo Jr has issued a statement on the future of mobile sports betting in the state, expressing hopes that sports fans will be able to place their first mobile wagers in time for Super Bowl 2022.

Alabama Senate Approves Gaming Bill with Mobile Sports Betting And 20% Tax
Legislation that failed earlier in the session gets second life. Nine casino and sportsbook sites would be allowed throughout state.

US Creates International Game Dev Exchange Program to Promote Diplomacy
The U.S. State Department has created an International Game Developer exchange program for the game diplomacy program. This could mean big things for the US gaming industry, along with smaller country gaming industry companies getting experience from seasoned veterans.

MGM Resorts reports Q1 revenue of $1.6bn, down 27% y-o-y
MGM Resorts International reported first-quarter 2021 revenue of $1.6bn, a 27% year-on-year decline compared to the same period a year prior.

Gaming industry worth US$300 billion after pandemic surge: study
The value of the gaming industry has topped US$300 billion following a pandemic-fuelled surge, with some 2.7 billion players worldwide.

Canada on cusp of legal sports betting
Canadian esports and sports fans are now on the cusp to being able to wager on their favorite events. In our view, legalization, regulation, and working with responsible operators are the best means to keep fans safe and offer them the best possible experience.

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