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    Greek gambling company OPAP has cited the performance of its Hellenic Lotteries business and Stihima sports betting service as the main drivers behind a year-on-year jump in revenue during the three months through to September 30.

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    The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has moved to reaffirm its commitment to fighting illegal betting, match-fixing and corruption by signing up to the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Integrity Betting Intelligence System (IBIS).

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    US gaming finance and service company Poydras saw revenues and EBITDA rise significantly quarter-on-quarter despite expenses related to the acquisition of Integrity Companies.

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    Sportradar is to monitor global betting at the Suzuki Cup 2014 after signing a deal with the ASEAN Football Federation, the body that represents south east Asia’s football nations.

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    iGB and Blueclaw continue their analysis of igaming companies’ SEO presence on the web, with a look into online poker using UK and world leader PokerStars as the reference domain.

     

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    Pre-paid payment provider paysafecard has moved to expand its management team by appointing Berny Sagmeister as vice-president of new business.

Press Releases

Intelligence Centre

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    24 November 2014

    There were high hopes for the launch of real-money gambling on Facebook by Gamesys, 888 and Paddy Power, but all have been withdrawn in the past year. Consultant and social gaming expert Aideen Shortt analyses the factors underlying their failure, not all of which were within their control.

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    20 November 2014

    As Spain initiates a new round of licensing that will see online slots and exchange betting regulated in 2015, Alan Campbell and Jake Pollard look back on how the market has fared since regulation came in just over two years ago.

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    13 November 2014

    While operators will need to strike a balance between implementing new player protection measures for slots and providing a satisfactory player journey, the next wave of regulation in Spain should transform it into a leading online gambling market, writes Albert Agustinoy of DLA Piper Spain.

News Analysis

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    On the surface very little has changed for the Isle of Man with the UK’s PoC regime only days from becoming reality. But under the surface, it is clear that the island has seen some important changes in the make-up of its licensees, if not the overall number in the last 12 months, Scott Longley reports.

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    Mexico’s new gaming bill was drafted with cross-party consensus to maximise its chances of passing. It should drag the country’s antiquated gaming legislation into the 21st century, writes Alfredo Lazcano.

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    The Senet Group is a new self-regulatory set up to promote responsible gambling. Chief executive Ron Finlay explains the work it plans to undertake on behalf of the industry.