Tattersall’s Agrees to Buy Unitab for A$1.9 Billion
March 27 (Bloomberg) — Tattersall’s Ltd., Australia’s largest lottery operator, agreed to buy Unitab Ltd. for A$1.9 billion ($1.3 billion) in stock to gain control of the nation’s second-biggest chain of sports betting shops.
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Casino gambling facts:
- Gaming is now the States' favorite pastime. More individuals gamble than the combined total of those attending movies, sports, music events, theme parks and live entertainment.
- Men and women tend to have different preferences in their gambling. Men are more likely to gamble in games such as blackjack and lotteries and women are more likely to engage in bingo and raffles.
- Dice games have existed in one form or another for over 2000 years and were originally played with dice fashioned from the knucklebones of sheep.
- French mathematician Blaise Pascale is often credited with inventing the roulette wheel as a result of his experiments with perpetual motion machines.