iGaming Business Features

  • article
    29 June 2017

    Bingo affiliate sites occupy just 32% of all generic organic search results but refocusing on branded terms isn’t the answer, argues Phil Blackwell

  • article
    20 June 2017

    For Jon Bruning from the Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling, a US igaming ban would confirm the fact Internet gambling is already illegal; while Caesars’ Jan Jones argues that regulation is the only viable way to control the activity and protect players.

  • article
    13 June 2017

    Facebook is about to get serious about gaming on the Facebook Messenger Platform and will allow this to go viral, which is why social slot consultant Guy Hasson sees this as the biggest opportunity for social slot companies over the next few years.

  • article
    1 June 2017

    UK Gambling Commission executive director Tim Miller’s keynote on responsible gambling to the International Association of Gaming Advisors (IAGA) Summit this week followed hard on the heels of recent and highly publicised actions by the regulator against 888 and BGO. Read it here.

  • article
    27 April 2017

    iGaming Business has published the iGB Affiliate and Operator Survey, for which we surveyed 270 affiliates and 100 operators to find out the key issues and challenges they face in their work.

  • article
    25 April 2017

    With igaming regulatory landscapes shifting, Susan O’Leary, Director of eCommerce at Alderney, speaks to iGaming Business about taking a risk based approach to regulation frameworks.

  • article
    1 February 2017

    A less publicised part of of UKGC's proposed new licensing fee structure is the introduction of new 'game host' operating licences for gambling software licensees. David Clifton looks at the new categories.

  • article
    8 November 2016

    Mark Robson, head of e-gaming, Isle of Man Department of Economic Development, breaks down the development of eSports across five key areas and identifies the main drivers for growth as we move into 2017.

  • article
    1 September 2016

    The only existing form of digital betting in the US granted exemption from UIGEA in 2006, horse race wagering is an often-overlooked multi-billion industry that operates across 43 states. North America section editor Alana Levine, of Income Access Group, looks at its development and positioning in today’s iGaming market for iGaming Business.

  • article
    1 September 2016

    Fresh from Black Hat USA and Defcon 24, iGB’s Technical Editor Justin Bellinger brings you the latest updates from the world of cyber security, which include some interesting insights and worrying trends revealed to the attendees at the Las Vegas events. First however he takes a look at the latest exploits, hacks and patches currently doing the rounds.

  • article
    1 September 2016

    Martyn Dorey, Investment Actuary and Managing Director of Dorey Financial Modelling, discusses why we should all be spending more time out of port.

  • article
    1 September 2016

    Aimed at ensuring the Gambling Commission’s largest licensees are pursuing licensing objectives effectively, 44 submitted annual assurance statements for the first time earlier this year. However, it’s clear that participants have more work to do if they are to provide full and satisfactory responses next time around, writes Bahar Alaeddini of Harris Hagan.

  • article
    1 September 2016

    On 9 August, New Jersey lost its appeal against a federal court decision that its partial repeal of the law prohibiting sports betting amounted to an authorization prohibited under PASPA. David Schollenberger, Partner and Head of Gaming and Leisure, Healys LLP, looks at what this setback means for US sports betting.

  • article
    1 September 2016

    iGB’s legal editor Steve Ketteley and his team at Wiggin LLP mark the magazine’s milestone 100th issue with a look back at the main legal and regulatory developments since its launch back in 2002.

  • article
    1 September 2016

    The Gaming Commission recently set out its latest thinking and invited respondents’ views on emerging issues associated with virtual currencies, eSports and social gaming. David Clifton, Director, Clifton Davies Consultancy Limited, maps out the GC’s current position for iGaming Business.

  • article
    1 September 2016

    CS:GO developer Valve has now issued cease-and-desist letters to sites which have blurred the line between virtual and real-money by offering skins betting, but with an estimated $7 billion set to be wagered this year, this unregulated market is not about to go down without a fight, writes consultant Christina Thakor-Rankin of 1710 Gaming

  • article
    1 September 2016

    For our 100th edition of iGaming Business, iGB’s technical editor Justin Bellinger takes a look at how technology, and our use of it, has changed since issue one rolled off the presses in 2002.

  • article
    1 September 2016

    To mark iGaming Business reaching its 100th issue milestone, we asked Pinnacle’s Marketing Director Harry Lang to provide his top 5 most significant marketing-related developments or events since the magazine launched back in 2002.

  • article
    1 September 2016

    Offering in-play betting on eSports is seen as a natural next step for operators, but as Scott Longley finds out, there’s a number of important issues that necessitate a cautious approach on their behalf when it comes to realising the opportunity.

  • article
    1 July 2016

    Licensed iGaming in the Netherlands moved one step closer on 7 July when the lower house of the Dutch parliament passed the remote gaming bill. Alan Littler of Kalff Katz & Franssen Attorneys at Law looks at what was left in and out of the bill after the lower house debated a raft of proposed amendments and motions.

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