Reports

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    19 June 2015

    iGaming Business and Blueclaw have partnered to produce a special edition SEO Report looking at all aspects from partial to exact match domains to schema/rich snippets, and the latest search-related content.

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    22 September 2014

    Lotteries, once the preserve of conservative and often national and/or local government-operated or government-sponsored organisations, have the potential to benefit from the digital revolution through reaching new customers and therefore enjoying

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    17 January 2014

    Sponsorship Works 2012, 8th edition in the series, brings you 20 brand new case studies from sports marketing around the world.

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    17 January 2014

    Sponsorship Works is the essential case book for brands, agencies and rights holders active in the sports sponsorship industry.

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    29 October 2013

    The World Lottery Organisation (WLO) reported quarterly global lottery figures in June 2013, and found that, globally, there was only a 0.5% aggregate increase, with mixed fortunes across the globe.

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    29 October 2013

    Although bingo is P2P game, it doesn’t have the exact same problems as poker because once a player’s cards are bought the player is in the game, no amount of latency or loss of connectivity makes a difference to the game, which will have settled c

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    29 October 2013

    Poker on mobiles has gone through many ups and downs. From dropped connections to issues around player numbers and liquidity and a lack of product uniformity, the vertical has had its fair share of critics over the past few years. The rise of wi-fi, 3G and 4G networks however has been a boost for the sector along with the slow but happening regulation of the US market continues, even if that promise has yet to turn into real revenues. 

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    29 October 2013

    Casino and games, which, to date, have been a distant second to sports betting, are only now being seriously considered by the bigger brands with launches in the forst half of 2013.

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    29 October 2013

    Betting, on sports or entertainment shows such the X Factor, has been the predominant vertical in mobile gaming. As iGaming Business previews the key product verticals on the mobile channel, we look at the main facts surrounding the rise of betting on mobile phones and tablets, why the sector has grown so dramatically and what operators are doing to develop their products further. 

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    28 October 2013

    Mobile gaming's recent growth has been dramatic, but in order to sustain it, or come close to sustaining those levels, the industry is going to have to adopt marketing messages truly focused on the mobile platform. In this excerpt from the iGaming Business Mobile Gaming Report, author Aideen Shortt provides an overview of the key facts relevant to mobile gaming marketing.  

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    17 October 2013

    Mobile gaming and commerce has to a large extent taken root in developed/mature markets in Europe or the US, as users become increasingly familiar with carrying out daily tasks, including payments, on their mobiles. Africa however has not had the Internet push experienced by the US and Europe these past 15 years and  in many African countries the mobile is often the only gateway to the web, thus offering great opportunities for m-commerce companies.  

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    17 October 2013

    Possibly even more so than on the internet, payments are the key to success for mobile gambling companies. In this extract from the Mobile Report she wrote for iGaming Business, Aideen Shortt provides an introduction to the payment options available to mgaming firms and looks at the size of an m-commerce market which looks likely to grow massively in the next few years.

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    1 October 2013

    Mobile Gambling, Marketing and Operations 2013 and Beyond combines the collective learning and experiences of operators and suppliers in the sector to present you with in-depth insight and analysis on the key areas now defining mobile gambling, as well as looking to the future.

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    30 August 2013

    The European payments industry is constantly looking at strategies to maximise success in the field of e- and m-commerce. All the issues relevant to the sector are addressed: efficiency, anti-money laundering or fraud, all with the support of the European Union.

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    30 August 2013

    Attempts are being made to standardise mobile contactless transactions in Europe. The GSM Association (GSMA) and the European Payment Council (EPC) have published a paper that could speed up the adoption of NFC-based mobile phone payments in Europe. 

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    29 August 2013

    The Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA) is the area in which individuals and businesses can make and receive card and electronic payments, in euros, across Europe, simply, cheaply and efficiently, regardless of their location. In other words, it is an integrated euro payments market, across all EU Member States.

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    29 August 2013

    How do alternative and mobile payment methods stack up in terms of security against traditional payment methods? They are often pitched as a safer option than card transactions, but fraudsters are increasingly turning their attention to these methods.

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    29 August 2013

    Most online transactions take place without any fraud occuring but the perception of fraud is a hugely important concept in online payments. It remains a constant worry for consumers and merchants alike. 

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    29 August 2013

    Prepaid, direct debit, real-time bank transfer, there is no standard definition of an alternative payment is. For the purpose of this report, it is any non-card payment type but the alternatives to standard credit card payments are vast comprise a large variety of schemes.

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    29 August 2013

    Bill Gates is quoted as saying, “Banking is essential. Banks are not.” This has never been truer than it is currently when we consider the explosive growth of alternative payment mechanisms. WorldPay data shows that, today, alternative payment mechanisms account for €165 billion of global e-commerce transactions, representing 22% of total transactional value, and they are expected to enjoy a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 13% in the run up to 2015

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