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The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, owner of Connecticut’s top-grossing casino, is accelerating its push outside the state as competition threatens to lure more players from its home turf. more
(Updated, 11 a.m.) GTECH S.p.A. has agreed to purchase International Game Technology Inc., a gaming entertainment company headquartered in Las Vegas, for approximately $4.7 billion in cash and stock, merging the two companies under a newly formed U.K. holding company. more
Discovery Communications Inc. is seeking to purchase control of The Hub from partner Hasbro Inc. and rename the children’s TV network Discovery Family to attract a wider audience, two people familiar with the plan said. more
NEW YORK - Hasbro Inc., seeking to make gains on Mattel Inc. in the market for girls’ toys, will develop dolls based on Walt Disney Co. princesses and the characters from last year’s blockbuster “Frozen.” more
GTECH S.p.A. and Sony Pictures Consumer Products have announced a multi-year licensing agreement granting GTECH property licensing rights to television game shows Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy!. more
Toy and game maker Hasbro Inc. posted earnings of $32.1 million, or 24 cents per diluted share, during the first quarter of 2014, reversing the net loss of $6.7 million, or 5 cents per diluted share, reported during the same period last year. more
Movoto Real Estate has named Rhode Island’s capital city the most “exciting” mid-sized city in the country, awarding high scores for Providence’s young population and vibrant nightlife. more
In advance of a Feb. 25 vote in Revere, Mass., to approve or reject the $1.3 billion casino Mohegan Sun has proposed at the Suffolk Downs racecourse, the developer has spent $400,000 on a campaign promoting the project, the Boston Herald said Thursday. more
Steve Wynn, the billionaire founder of Wynn Resorts Ltd., criticized a plan by rival Mohegan Sun for a Boston-area casino, saying the tribe would steer business to its home state of Connecticut. more
GTECH S.p.A.’s board of directors on Wednesday approved a previously announced merger of GTECH into Georgia Worldwide PLC (NewCo) and the repurchase of up to 16,676,505 GTECH shares. more
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