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26 January 2015

Shenzhen bets on $16m round for Chinese gaming site

xbox-controller-no-logo-590031-m Chinese venture capital firm Shenzhen Capital Group has led a RMB100 million ($16m) investment round into Beijing-based game platform and website Mofang.

14 November 2014

Churchill Downs reels in VC-backed Big Fish Games

download (4) Balderton Capital-backed online game platform Big Fish Games has been netted by Kentucky Derby owner Churchill Downs Incorporated for up to $885m.

4 September 2014

Permira mulls bid for 888

casino 888 UK private equity firm Permira is reportedly mulling a bid for online gaming group 888.

1 August 2014

Gaming business Kabam gets $120m investment from Alibaba

games kabam Indian e-commerce giant Alibaba has invested $120m in Kabam, valuing the gaming company at more than $1bn.

7 July 2014

Venture-backed Japanese gaming business Gumi gets $49m new investment

kisi204 World Innovation Lab, the early-stage investment firm founded by former Doll Capital exec Gen Isayama, has led a $49m financing round for Japanese gaming company Gumi.

6 June 2014

Bally Technologies acquires venture capital-backed Dragonplay

casino The venture capital backers of Dragonplay have sold the Israeli social casino business to Bally Technologies for up to $100m.

5 June 2014

General Catalyst, Raine back gaming startup Super Evil Megacorp

superevil Gaming startup Super Evil Megacorp has raised $11.6m round led by general Catalyst, taking its fundraising total to more than $15m.

5 June 2014

Sequoia Capital backs Indian mobile game business Octro with $15m

OCtro Global early-stage investment firm Sequoia Capital has invested $15m in Indian gaming company Octro.

28 May 2014

Oxford Capital leads $5m for Outplay Entertainment

outplay Growth capital investor Oxford Capital has $5m funding round for free-to-play mobile games developer Outplay Entertainment.

18 March 2014

Chinese social game company FunPlus picks up $74m from Steamboat Ventures, others

family farm funplus A trio of early stage investors have helped Chinese social gaming company FunPlus close a $74m financing round to help grow the business and launch new games.

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