The acquisition of Gioco Digitale by Bwin, in accordance with the Digital Game highlights on their website, does not involve changes for the players, which will continue to have and maintain their betting accounts with Gioco Digitale “money game”.
The acquisition, from the user side will benefit the players related to an increasing of the betting options, given that the services of Gioco Digitale is going to be “merged” with these offered by Bwin. In addition to managing one of the largest online poker network in the world Bwin is also a leading global bookmaker in the sector of sports betting.
Bwin is expected to complete the acquisition of Gioco Digitale within the first few days of next month. Regarding to the consideration of the transaction, Bwin will take 100% of Gioco Digitale for EUR 50 million in cash plus a part of 3 million Bwin shares.
In this way, Bwin become a leading player in our country with regard to the market for gambling, by virtue of the recent “openness ” at the level of regulation of online games, the Italian one is destined to become one of the most attractive markets and more important in Europe.
The Bwin company announced today the acquisition of Gioco Digitale, the Italian biggest sports company in the field of online poker, instant lotteries and sports betting online. The acquisition is for a consideration payable partly in cash and partly in Bwin shares.