In one of the latest issues of the british newspaper The Sunday Times, one can read that the 2 betting giants BWIN and PartyGaming have been talking about gathering up since last summer. Today, BWIN is worth about £1.2 billion and PartyGaming about £1 billion. In other words, if BWIN and Party Gaming merges, it would create a betting company worth over £2 billions and most probably be a huge threat to some of the biggest sportsbetting, casino and poker sites.
BWIN, PartyGaming dismiss the new merger speculations
After that The Sunday Times published the article, both sites have received lots of questions about the new merger speculations. BWIN denied that they are holding advanced talks with PartyGaming at the same time they admitted that they are always talking to other betting companies on the market for new deals. PartyGaming, on another hand said that they are looking for a major sports betting platform so that they can offer their customers a complete action filled site, however they didn't want to comment anything about the merger speculations.