Gambling M&A Surge Coming Once Executives Can Take Flights

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Some companies have been building war chests in the COVID-19 lockdown, and gambling mergers and acquisitions will resurge once some form of normal airline service resumes, an M&A executive has predicted.

Gambling executives have been sitting at home with a lot of time on their hands, some of them contemplating deals, but "cutting that cheque for an eight- to nine-digit figure is unlikely without going to an office and breaking bread", said Ben Robinson of RB Capital.

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