International Game Technology (IGT), which recently completed its merger with GTECH, has appointed Francesco Rodano of Italian regulatory body Agenzia delle Dogane e dei Monopoli (AAMS) as international business development manager.
The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has launched an investigation into the effectiveness and fairness of the starting price system used during this year’s edition of the Grand National, the showpiece horseracing event of the UK racing calendar.
Gaming solutions provider NYX Gaming Group has announced it is to use its ongoing acquisition and integration strategy to achieve further expansion after it posted significant year-on-year growth across key financials in 2014.
iGaming Business is pleased to publish the 2014 Internet Gaming in New Jersey report written by the Rutgers Centre for Gambling Studies. The report was written for the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement and looks into problem gambling patterns linked to online gambling.
The growth of both the 'omni-channel' customer and operator marks another step in the evolution of the igaming industry but brings with it many questions, in particular for the retail betting vertical and whether it is ready for changes that are coming anyway, Scott Longley investigates.
Ana-Maria Baciu and Oana Albu of the Romanian law firm NNDKP report on the country's latest draft regulation for its igaming sector. Of note is the proposal by the authorities to introduce retrospective taxes on operators who have been working there on their dot com sites, pari mutuel products will be available and player accounts will have to be transferred from dot com to dot ro sites.
The UK's Financial Conduct Authority will eventually be tasked with regulating binary options once the consultation and interim period are done with. However, the resulting uncertainty as to which regulations binary options fall under as an igaming product will leave the FCA, Gambling Commission and operators unhappy and in limbo.
The Gambling Commission’s elevation of the Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP) and Broadcast Committee of Advertising Practice (BCAP) codes to explicit condition requirements in February signalled its commitment to policing free bet offers more robustly, warns Claire Sng of DLA Piper London’s IP Team.