Antitrust analysis of casino mergers and acquisitions: What executives and in-house counsel need to know

September 30, 2019

While the gaming industry is familiar with the regulatory scrutiny that often follows mergers and acquisitions, antitrust reviews may be more of a mystery. However, casino executives and in-house counsel should be prepared for antitrust scrutiny when entering into any kind of M&A deal. In this article, the authors outline how the Federal Trade Commission analyzes casino mergers and what operators can do to preemptively assess the antitrust risks of a proposed transaction.

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