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GVC director sells as acquisition rumours swirl

GVC director sells as acquisition rumours swirl

The disposal of Turkish business Headlong by GVC Holdings (GVC) earlier this month put the rumour mill into overdrive. The thinking goes that the government’s decision to slash the maximum amount that can be played on fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs) could prompt further consolidation in the gambling industry. GVC has made two recent attempts to buy Ladbrokes Coral (LCL), and since Ladbrokes is set to be the hardest hit by a change in regulation, GVC could get itself a better price.

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