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    Playtech subsidiary Titanbet.co.uk has entered into a sponsorship deal with UK racing venue Lingfield Park Racecourse.

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    Mobile gaming solutions provider Mkodo has been granted a remote operating licence by the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC).

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    Social gaming company Zynga has reportedly entered into retention agreements with two of its executives following the recent departure of several members of its senior management team.

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    Camelot has revealed that National Lottery ticket sales during the 12 months through to March 31, 2015, reached a record level of just under £7.3 billion (€10.1 billion/$11 billion).

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    UK-based identity intelligence specialist GBGroup has moved to enhance its presence in the US gaming market by acquiring the entire issued share capital of Loqate, a provider of global location intelligence data and technology.

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    Online gaming content developer Net Entertainment (NetEnt) has cited its ongoing expansion strategy as one of the main reasons behind year-on-year growth across key financials in the three months through to March 31, 2015.

Press Releases

Intelligence Centre

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    28 April 2015

    Virtual sports betting is gaining traction in mature EU markets such as Italy but is also a strong vertical in Africa and countries that used to be part of the former Soviet Union. Scott Longley reports on a product that enables betting outlets to fill the content gap. 

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    27 April 2015

    The Mobile World Congress that takes place every year in Barcelona is usually a harbinger of tech innovations within the igaming space. This year's edition however was all about the big players preserving their bottom line rather than coming up with groundbreaking products and directions, reports Aideen Shortt.

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    24 April 2015

    The rise of daily fantasy sports (DFS) betting seems inexorable at the moment but to a large extent the book has yet to be written, in Europe and the US, about a vertical that is only just starting out, Jake Pollard reports

News Analysis

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    The Greek Ministry of Finance announced proposals at the end of March to issue licences fior igaming in a bid to boost its tax revenues. Greek gaming expert John Kyriakides of KG Law Firm details the proposals.

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    iGB speaks with Andrew Daniels, founder and managing director of mobile specialist agency Degree 53 about where the mobile gaming sector is at, why he is focused on developing bespoke software and why it was time Google made the 'mobile-friendly' change to its algorithm.

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    Germany remains one of the biggest igaming markets in the world, whether operators are licensed or not to take bets from players there. As the regulatory situation remains unclear and further court challenges loom on the horizon, the uncertainty is set to continue there, writes Paul Voigt of Taylor Wessing.