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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 has been awarded a seven-year contract to provide new lottery technology and ongoing services to the Missouri Lottery. 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
David M. Wax, managing director of the nonprofit Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre, is retiring after two years in the position. more
BOSTON – According to Massachusetts state records, from 2007 to 2013, more $16.5 million was spent on lobbyists for the gambling industry, the Boston Globe reported on its website last week. A majority of that money came from the developers and property owners vying for one of the few potentially lucrative casino licenses in the state. more
A Rhode Island film company has secured a deal with Screen Media Films and Universal Studios to produce 10 new motion pictures – including the thriller “Almost Mercy,” currently in pre-production – for on-demand video release reaching more than 100 million households, according to a release from Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee’s office. more
GTECH S.p.A. saw its total revenue decline 2 percent to €781.3 million ($1.08 billion based on the exchange rate of $1.38 per euro on March 31) during the first quarter of 2014, compared with €797.5 million ($1.1 billion) for the same period a year earlier. more
AS220 and the city of Providence are among 90 finalists for grants from ArtPlace America, which received 1,283 applications. more
GTECH UK Interactive Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of GTECH S.p.A., announced Friday that it has completed its £18 million ($29 million) acquisition of Probability PLC, a mobile gaming company based in London. more
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