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    Gambling group Gala Coral has rejected reports that it has held talks with private investment firm OpCapita over the potential sale of its Gala Retail business.

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    Bookmaker William Hill has cited the ongoing success of its online operations and Australian business as two of the main reasons behind a year-on-year jump in revenue and operating profit in 2014.

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    PokerStars parent company Amaya Gaming will repurchase some of its own stock to focus energies on world's leading poker site.

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    GamCrowd has moved to expand its gambling-focused, crowd-funding and crowd-sourcing platform through the launch of its new 'Incubator' service.

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    A study sponsored by the Association of British Bookmakers (ABB) that claimed  the “majority of betting shops are in the least deprived areas" has been branded as “very misleading” by a new report.

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    Gambling company BetFred it has promoted Nicola Barr to the position of group finance director.

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    Fred Done, founder of independent UK bookmaker BetFred, is to become chairman of challenger bank CardOne Banking.

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    Betting company Coral has replaced William Hill as the new title sponsor of the UK Championship snooker tournament.

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    Shareholders and creditors of Spanish and Latin American focused gambling operator Codere have reached an agreement on a €1.1 billion ($1.4 billion) debt restructuring that will allow bondholders to take control of the company.

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    US horseracing and casino operator MTR Gaming Group has announced that its stockholders have approved a merger agreement with Eldorado HoldCo, the parent company of US gaming property operator Eldorado Resorts.

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    Bookmaker William Hill has appointed Tom Waterhouse as the new chief executive officer of its Australia business.

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    Interactive gaming software and services provider GTECH has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire gaming products designer and manufacturer International Game Technology (IGT) for $4.7 billion (€3.5 billion) in cash and stock.

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    Stars in their eyes

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    Betting operator Gala Coral has said that despite having recorded year-on-year growth during the 12 weeks to April 12, 2014, recently announced changes in UK gambling regulations mean that the closure of some of its shops is ‘inevitable’.

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    Irish bookmaker Paddy Power has announced that Patrick Kennedy is to stand down from his position as the group’s chief executive in April 2015.

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    John Boyle, founder, owner and chief executive officer of Irish independent bookmaker Boylesports, has completed the purchase of the firm’s headquarters at Finnabair Business Park in Dundalk.

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    UK bookmaker Ladbrokes has vowed to link the amount its top executives earn to its targets on tackling problem gambling as part of an effort to ease fears over the risks posed by fixed odds betting terminals (FOBTs).

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    Ladbrokes has confirmed that it will be closing 40-50 betting outlets in the near future as it looks to optimise its retail estate in “secondary locations”.

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    The global gambling sector grew 4.9% in 2013 and generated €317.6bn in gross win, a figure that is set to rise to €332.4bn in 2014 and then on to €395bn by 2018, iGaming Business’s exclusive data partner H2 Gambling Capital has revealed in the second of the four data-led articles it is publishing this week.

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    John Boyle, founder, owner and chief executive of Irish independent bookmaker Boylesports, has revealed that he is planning to expand the business in Britain after enjoying considerable success in Ireland.

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