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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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    20 February 2015

    The Gamesys-Intertain deal is great for all parties involved and clarifies the lines between B2B and B2C for Gamesys while providing Intertain with an excellent supplier platform. The deal has the potential for major B2B movements and provides regulated scale and volume, but there will be issues ahead for Gamesys, notably the fact that all its profits will now be going to Intertain, reports Scott Longley

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    18 February 2015

    The Gambling Commission recently stepped up protection for customer funds, with a formal monthly reporting mechanism due in 2015. Operators would be well advised to start planning with their finance teams to ensure full compliance, writes Bahar Alaeddini of Harris Hagan.

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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.

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    EU sanctioning OPAP monopoly to operate video-lottery terminals (VLT) in its home market means OPAP can focus on the VLT roll-out while online operators and local casinos believe EU decision constitutes state aid.