The corporate team at national law firm Foot Anstey LLP has advised the shareholders of Push Gaming Holding plc, a global game developer, on its majority sale to the LeoVegas Group, the Swedish mobile gaming company and part of the MGM Resorts International group.
Founded in 2010 by Winston Lee and James Marshall, Push Gaming is one of the industry’s leading developers of digital games. Push Gaming delivers high-quality gaming content to players around the world and over 200 operators globally.
As part of the sale to LeoVegas Group, Push Gaming co-founders Winston Lee and James Marshall will remain as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Executive Officer respectively and Push Gaming will still operate as an independent entity. The gaming company’s management team and 100+ employees, who are based in numerous jurisdictions including Malta, the United Kingdom and Ukraine, will continue to develop high-quality games distributed via the company’s platform and remote gaming server (RGS).
“Foot Anstey LLP played an instrumental role in the majority sale of Push Gaming,” the Chief Executive Officer for Push Gaming Holding Limited, James Marshall, said. “The team’s pragmatic and responsive approach on the commercial aspects of the transaction was truly impressive. With the support of Foot Anstey LLP’s team of expert lawyers, we were able to navigate the complex legal challenges involved in the transaction and achieve the best possible outcome for the business.”
The Foot Anstey LLP team was led by Adam McKenna (partner) with support from Emma Clayton (senior associate), Beth Donnelly (associate), Ben Smith (solicitor), Anna Parker (partner) and Jos Style (senior associate).
“The sale of Push Gaming represents a significant milestone in the company’s growth journey,” McKenna (pictured) said. “We worked collaboratively with the shareholders of Push Gaming on this transaction to achieve an outcome all parties were happy with and we are thrilled to have played a part in securing a successful outcome.”
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Continent 8 Technologies Doubles Down in West Virginia
Global digital infrastructure solutions provider expands within state through new strategic site opening, further ramping up its disaster recovery capabilities, coupled with the West Virginia [Lottery] regulatory approval for its recognised public cloud solution catering to the online sports betting and iGaming verticals
Continent 8 Technologies, the renowned provider of digital infrastructure including managed hosting, managed network and cybersecurity solutions to operators and suppliers in the fast-growing North American market and beyond, is ramping up its offering in West Virginia with the opening of an additional site.
Continent 8 Technologies has deployed an ambitious first-to-market approach in the United States, notably going live in West Virginia via a site in South Charleston in 2018, permitting customers to hit the ground running when online sports betting launched in August later that year.
Located over 200 miles away from the South Charleston site, Continent 8 Technologies, in partnership with the Seneca Rocks Regional Development Authority, has now officially opened its data centre in Petersburg, West Virginia. As a result, it now adds true disaster recovery and enhanced business continuity to its suite of solutions available to operators and suppliers in the state via this dedicated site. Both sites are PCI DSS compliant.
Further expanding its solutions and capabilities in the state, Continent 8 Technologies has received approval by the gambling regulator in West Virginia, for its powerful Public Cloud solution, currently live across the majority of regulated gaming states across the United States. Meeting strict regulatory requirements, operators and suppliers can take advantage of the flexible, usage-based model for those looking to enter the market.
“We are thrilled to have added a second site, allowing us to expand our offering to include disaster recovery, as well as our approved Public Cloud solution in our original site, further establishing Continent 8 Technologies as the leading infrastructure provider in the North American market,” the founder and Chief Executive Officer for Continent 8 Technologies, Michael Tobin, said. “Infrastructure is the foundation operators and suppliers need to succeed and that’s why the biggest players come to Continent 8 Technologies. Our solutions, customer service, reputation and experience are unrivalled.”
Continent 8 Technologies is the leading infrastructure provider in North America for the online gambling industry with 85% of operators on the 2023 EGR US Power Rankings using its suite of managed hosting and connectivity solutions. In West Virginia, it is live with over 20 of the biggest brands operating in the state.
Continent 8 Technologies is live in 30 United States states with significant investment planned to further expand its multi-site footprint across numerous states, continuously adding to its global connected network of +100 locations across four continents.
R Franco Digital Bolsters IRIS Platform with CT Interactive Content
iGaming provider R Franco Digital has continued to expand the content offering within its IRIS turnkey platform thanks to the integration of CT Interactive games.
The new partnership strengthens R Franco Digital’s platform, which currently features a multitude of international suppliers, with CT Interactive’s award-winning portfolio of more than 200 titles.
The Bulgarian studio is currently certified in 19 markets and live with over 1,500 operators worldwide and is known for its player-favourite experiences such as The Big Chilli, Big Joker, Hot 7’s X 2, Lucky Clover and Win Storm, which are now available on IRIS.
In addition to content aggregation, R Franco Digital’s robust IRIS platform also provides payment gateway administration, promotions and third-party tools. The comprehensive, adaptable and highly stable system can be utilised in various regulated markets including Spain and Colombia.
“With our shared vision of delivering high-quality and innovative gaming experiences, CT Interactive is a welcome addition to our IRIS platform,” the International Business Director for R Franco Digital, Javier Sacristan, said. “IRIS continues to be a key source of expansion for R Franco Digital and by partnering with leading suppliers such as CT Interactive we can deliver a robust and versatile solution to our customers and continue this trajectory.”
“Through partnering with R Franco Digital, we can bring our multi-award-winning portfolio to even more players than ever before,” the Chief Executive Officer for CT Interactive, Lachezar Petrov, said. “Its customers can anticipate a wide array of captivating titles that exemplify our commitment to excellence through engaging gaming experiences that have already resonated with players worldwide.”
White Hat Studios Expands Caesars Digital Partnership Into West Virginia
White Hat Studios, the ‘house of brands’ provider to the United States iGaming market, is now live in West Virginia with Caesars Digital, taking its existing partnership with the operator giant to new heights.
The updated agreement sees White Hat Studios’ premium branded titles, including player favorites such as Peaky Blinders and The Goonies, launch on Caesars Palace Online Casino in West Virginia.
The ‘house of brands’ provider has seen significant success with Caesars Digital across Michigan and Pennsylvania, with its premium slots and table games performing consistently well.
White Hat Studios has seen tremendous growth and success in recent years. According to the latest Eilers-Fantini report, the company nearly doubled its gross gaming revenue share at the start of 2024.
The provider also offers its comprehensive Jackpot Royale feature, available in 30 games and enhancing operators’ content offering. The mechanic paid out $9.8 million total through three progressive jackpots in 2023.
Building on its momentum, White Hat Studios has ambitious plans to further expand its market share in the U.S. in 2024. With a robust roadmap of new products on the horizon, the company is poised to cement its position as a top supplier in the industry.
Andy Whitworth, CEO at White Hat Studios, said: “We’ve seen incredible results through our partnership with Caesars, one of the leading operators in the U.S. market, so we’re thrilled to be expanding upon that with entry into West Virginia.
“As the leading ‘house of brands’ provider, we’re extremely proud of how our IP-inspired content has been received by Caesars’ players, and we’re excited to grow engagement and retention rates even further with this development.”
Ricardo Cornejo Rivas, Vice President of Online Gaming at Caesars Digital, added: “White Hat Studios is a valuable partner for us that continues adding impressive gaming content to our platforms. Their dynamic and expansive range of titles have been embraced by our players in multiple jurisdictions, so we’re thrilled to bring more of their popular games to our West Virginia players.”
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