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    5 March 2015

    Following a recent agreement with Iforium, 1X2gaming are pleased to announce that its full suite, including the range of HTML5 games, and data driven Virtual Sports, are now available within the Iforium Gameflex portfolio.

Intelligence Centre

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    3 March 2015

    Gaimerz launched in August of last year as a platform that matches up video gamers to play against one another for money or free-play. The peer-to-peer betting model has been tried before but with the profile of esports on the rise and the potential of huge liquidity numbers, iGaming Business spoke with Gaimerz co-founder Martyn Denney about why he believes his company combines flexibility and transparency and has the right model at the right time.

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    Sam Altman, President at YCombinator will lead us through 20 sessions with the likes of startup experts like Peter Thiel, Aaron Levie, and Reid Hoffman to discuss how to come up with ideas and evaluate them, how to get users and grow, how to do sales and marketing, how to hire, how to raise money, company culture, operations and management, business strategy, and more.

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    25 February 2015

    Henrik Tjarnstrom took up the chief executive job at Unibet in the wake of the group's exit from the French market in 2010. Since then he has masterminded Unibet’s re-entry into regulated markets across Europe - and in Australia - without sacrificing growth or destroying shareholder value. iGaming Business spoke to Tjarnstrom about how he has achieved this balance, why not giving up on poker was the right decision and why potential Swedish regulation is about so much more than tax and duty.

News Analysis

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    William Hill and Ladbrokes share some similarities but when it comes to online betting and gaming, they move in totally different circles. And following its results announcement that it would pay a dividend in 2015 without increasing online marketing spend, Ladbrokes has its work cut out if it wants to make a dent in its arch-rival's lead. Scott Longley goes through the figures.

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    Playtech has the cash reserves to carry out serious M&A but the speed at which markets are regulating is still slow. Asia meanwhile remains a risk for the group, Scott Longley reports.

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    Richard Glynn’s final set of full year results as Ladbrokes chief executive illustrate one of the key flaws of his tenure at the helm: it has taken too long for the group to reach anywhere near this stage, writes Jake Pollard.