Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment PLC (BPTY.L)
** Gambling firm Bwin.party Digital Entertainment up c.3pct & among top gainers on FTSE 250 after smaller peer GVC Holdings returns with higher c.1 bln stg bid
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* For each bwin.party share shareholders will reeceive 39.45 pence in cash and 0.404 new 888 shares
July 17 - The following are the top stories in the Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
** Online gambling co Bwin.Party up as much as 2.3 pct, with traders citing price recovery after Friday's slump
* Board of bwin.party reconfirms that it is continuing its discussions with a number of third parties and has received revised proposals
* New Jersey division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) awarded co's units a casino service industry enterprise licence under section 92(a) of New Jersey Control Act
- Online gambling company GVC Holdings Plc is in talks for potential acquisitions and "something like" rival Bwin.party would be of interest, Chief Executive Kenneth Alexander said.
March 23 - Online gambling company GVC Holdings Plc is in talks for potential acquisitions and "something like" rival Bwin.party would be of interest, Chief Executive Kenneth Alexander said.