UK’s 888 is Rebranding Itself as ‘Evoke’ – Analysis

UK online gambling giant 888 is changing its name to “Evoke.” CEO Per Widerström said Tuesday. The renaming was “the beginning of an exciting new dawn” for the company, which has lately been beset by management upheaval and regulatory investigations, and has opted to pull out of American markets. 888’s proposed new name “Evoke” sounds…

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Churchill Downs, Penn Entertainment Lauded in New Coverage by Mizuho

Churchill Downs (NASDAQ: CHDN) and Penn Entertainment are among the batch of gaming stocks viewed favorably in new coverage by Mizuho. The ESPN Bet logo. Operator Penn Entertainment earned a “buy” rating in new coverage by Mizuho. (Image: ESPN Bet) Analyst Ben Chaiken initiated coverage of more than a half dozen gaming names, including Churchill…

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