Bump5050Masthead2Dickinson Wright is pleased to announce that it acted as legal counsel to Sportech plc (London Stock Exchange), a leading international sports gaming and entertainment company, in the acquisition of Canadian 50/50 raffles provider, Bump Worldwide Inc. Toronto-based Bump Worldwide Inc. conducts 50/50 raffles at live sporting events in North America, helping to raise money for sports teams’ charitable foundations. The acquisition further diversifies Sportech’s presence in North American sports and gaming markets, adding to its customer base professional sports teams’ foundations in the NHL, NBA, NFL, MLS and NASCAR, including the likes of the Detroit Lions, Chicago Bulls and Vancouver Canucks. The Dickinson Wright team was led by Michael Lipton and Andrae Marrocco and comprised Kevin Weber, Jack Tadman, Matthew Marquardt and Tonyia De Silva. Dickinson Wright provided advice on gaming regulatory matters across Canadian jurisdictions and advised on structuring, negotiating and documenting the acquisition transaction. Dickinson Wright is a leading advisor to national and international gaming companies providing advice on a full service basis including with respect to regulatory matters, commercial arrangements, and mergers and acquisitions.

See Gaming Intelligence media coverage of the acquisition.