Stars UK / Sky Betting and Gaming merger inquiry

The CMA is investigating the completed acquisition by Stars UK of Sky Betting and Gaming.

Statutory timetable

Phase 1 date Action
TBC Launch of merger inquiry
6 July 2018 Initial enforcement order

Phase 1

Initial enforcement order

On 6 July 2018, the CMA served an initial enforcement order under section 72(2) of the Enterprise Act 2002 on the Stars Group Inc. and its subsidiary Stars Group Holdings (UK) Limited, in relation to the acquisition by Stars Group Holdings (UK) Limited of Cyan Blue Topco Limited, which controls the Sky Betting & Gaming group.


Please send written representations about any competition or public interest to:

Faye Fullalove
Competition and Markets Authority
Victoria House
Southampton Row

Published 11 July 2018