Nev. Gambling Regulators OK Bally Tech's $1.3B SHFL Buy

Law360, New York (November 22, 2013, 5:01 PM EST) -- Nevada's Gaming Commission and Gaming Control Board on Thursday approved Bally Technologies $1.3 billion acquisition of rival SHFL entertainment, removing the final obstacle to the deal, according to a statement on Bally's website. 

The approval comes just two days after SHFL's shareholders OK'd the merger, which would combine SHFL's proprietary card shufflers and Bally's slot machines. The Federal Trade Commission and the U.S. Department of Justice let the antitrust waiting period for the deal expire in August without raising objections.

Bally and the gaming regulators couldn't...
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