Tabcorp Holdings Limited is Australia's leading wagering, racing media and Keno operator and one of the world's largest publicly listed gambling companies.
The demerger of Echo Entertainment Group Limited from Tabcorp resulted in Tabcorp’s Casino’s business being separately listed as Echo Entertainment Group Limited and the existing wagering, gaming and keno businesses being retained by Tabcorp.
For further information about the demerger, refer to the Demerger section.
Tabcorp completed a takeover offer for Tab Limited, the New South Wales based wagering and media company.
For further information about the takeover, refer to the Tab Limited takeover section.
Tabcorp merged with Jupiters Limited, which owned three Queensland casinos and other gaming operations in Queensland and New South Wales.
For further information about the merger, refer to the Jupiters Limited merger section.
Tabcorp announced the acquisition of Structured Data Systems Pty Ltd (SDS), which develops networked wagering systems, Keno systems and animated games.
Tabcorp acquired Star City, further diversifying its portfolio of businesses and broadening its leisure and entertainment operations.
For further information about the takeover, refer to the Star City takeover section.
Tabcorp was listed on the Australian Stock Exchange in 1994 as part of the first major public offering by the Victorian State Government of a statutory body. The Company acquired the businesses formerly conducted by the TAB for a total of $77.8 million and acquired licences to conduct wagering and gaming in Victoria for $597.2 million. Tabcorp manages and conducts wagering business under a long-term joint venture agreement with the Victorian Racing Industry. The Company has a 75% interest in this joint venture, providing the licences, fixed assets, employees and management for which it receives a fee.
The Tabcorp prospectus can be downloaded from the Tabcorp prospectus section.