BRIEF-Rank Group provides update on proposed acquisition of Gala casinos

LONDON Tue Feb 19, 2013 3:26am EST

LONDON Feb 19 (Reuters) - Rank Group PLC : * Update on proposed acquisition of gala casinos * Will be able to proceed with the purchase of 19 of the 23 casinos originally

comprised within the acquisition * Co and gala coral are continuing their talks in relation to amendments in

light of Competition Commission report * Co will also be able to proceed with the purchase of three non-operating

licences, subject to agreeing in the next few weeks appropriate remedy undertakings with the Competition Commission