Gaming

March 2020 Pricing Commentary

The month of March was challenging for global financial markets as investors assessed the spread of COVID-19 and the wide-ranging economic impact of social distancing and self-isolation. Additionally, an unexpected Saudi Arabian – Russian energy price war sent the price of crude oil tumbling to a ...

The Stars Group shareholders should take the Flutter deal, Echelon says

In an update to clients on Thursday, Echelon Wealth Partners analyst Gianluca Tucci kept his “Tender” recommendation for The Stars Group (The Stars Group Stock Quote, Chart, News TSX:TSGI) after the betting business reported fourth quarter results. Toronto-based Stars Group, which owns gaming, ...

Spinoffs & Takeovers Hotline – Friday, February 14, 2020

THE STARS GROUP INC., $30.95, symbol TSGI on Toronto, owns online and mobile gaming brands PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, Full Tilt, and FOX Bet. Formerly known as Amaya, the company (TSG) is now the biggest publicly listed online gambling provider after paying $4.7 billion (all figures i ...

Regulatory arbitrage

In just under 2 weeks, the CRTC will begin the oral hearing phase of its Mobile Services Review proceeding, TNC 2019-57. Much of the media coverage has looked solely at the potential to mandate resale of mobile facilities via Mobile Virtual Network Operators – MVNOs. At least one reporter has mi ...

Seven Aces gets a target raise from Industrial Alliance Securities

The growth strategy is proceeding according to plan for gaming company Seven Aces (Seven Aces Stock Quote, Chart, News TSXV:ACES), who just got a target raise from Industrial Alliance Securities analyst Neil Linsdell. In an update to clients on Thursday, Linsdell reiterated his “Buy” rating wit ...

2020 will be a big year for online gambling and eSports, Echelon Wealth says

Online gaming and gambling are projected to be growth areas again in 2020 according to Echelon Wealth Partners, which issued an update on the sectors last Friday, saying Score Media and Gaming (Score Media and Gaming Stock Quote, Chart, News TSXV:SCR), for one, will be a likely beneficiary of the o ...

It’s not a bad time to buy Score Media, says Mackie Research

The company’s revenue fell below his expectations, but Mackie Research Capital analyst Nikhil Thadani is still bullish on The Score Media and Gaming (The Score Media and Gaming Stock Quote, Chart, News TSXV:SCR). On Wednesday, Score Media reported its Q1, 2020 results. The company lost $4.09-mill ...

Banks challenge Canadian post-secondary students to create cyber solutions

Five of the country’s biggest banks are offering cash prizes to post-secondary students and recent graduates for creating possible solutions to improve the cyber security responses of financial institutions. The Canadian Bankers Association today announced the CBA Cyber Security Challenge for cre ...

CES 2020: AMD’s new 64-core Threadripper processor, new graphics card, and Ryzen 4000 processor

LAS VEGAS–At its CES media conference on Jan. 6th, AMD announced a slew of products, including a 64-core Threadripper processor, new performance mobile processors, and the new Radeon RX 5600XT graphics card. Threadripper 3990X By releasing the new Threadripper 3990X, AMD has completed its enthusi ...

Hashtag Trending – 3 social media predictions for 2020

Welcome to a special episode of Hashtag Trending as we bring you through our predictions for social media in 2020.  Last year we made the prediction that augmented reality and virtual reality would begin to see much more use in Facebook and Snapchat. We were fresh off Facebook’s acquisition of Oc ...