News analysis

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    17 September 2020

    Leading tipster site Betting Expert compares bookmakers’ offerings for the Tour de France, exploring their markets and odds to determine the best in the UK

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    The British retail betting industry took a significant hit from the B2 machines stake cut in April 2019. Less than a year later, shops were shuttered by novel coronavirus (Covid-19). Yet in Lee Drabwell's eyes, the sector is in the midst of an evolution that sets it up to survive.

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    Gambling sponsorship in sport has become widespread in recent years, but this ubiquity has drawn ever-louder criticism, Daniel O'Boyle writes. With bans either in place or incoming in Europe, will betting brands disappear from strips in the UK? And if so how can the industry adapt to the loss of a major marketing channel - and sport to a significant source of funding?

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    3 September 2020

    As the National Basketball Association (NBA) playoffs continue, Bookies Matrix examines how global operators price and present the sport to their customer base.

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    France’s gambling market is going through big shifts in terms of both operators and regulators as it nears the end of its first decade. These should leave the igaming industry in a stronger position, says Jake Pollard.

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    Some sports, upon returning from their novel coronavirus (Covid-19) enforced suspensions, have made significant changes to the structure of matches and tournaments. This in turn requires new approaches from odds and trading teams looking to provide operators with accurate products and services.

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    18 August 2020

    Leading tipster site Betting Expert compares bookmakers’ offerings for Formula 1, exploring their markets and odds to determine the best in the UK.

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    On 14 July 2020 the Ukrainian Gambling Law finally reached the end of its six-year journey to adoption. Alina Plyushch and Dmytro Hotsyn of the gambling desk of law firm Sayenko Kharenko explain the nuances of the new Gambling Law.

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    4 August 2020

    When major sports leagues were suspended as a result of novel coronavirus (Covid-19), some hoped virtual sports could help make up the shortfall. Mark Israney of Bookies Matrix looks at how they were used by operators during this period.

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    Jamie Nettleton and Samuel Gauci of Addisons take a look at how the gambling sector in Australia has been affected by Covid-19 and outline how the industry is reopening for business

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    15 July 2020

    Spain’s igaming market put in an impressive performance in the first quarter, despite the shutdown of sporting events from the middle of March impacting betting activity in the tail end of the period
     

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    13 July 2020

    The reopening of retail venues last month boosted Italy’s sports betting market but thus far revenues have rebounded only to around the levels seen during the first month of the lockdown

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    The International Betting Integrity Association’s call for a set of sports betting data global best-practice standards for sports betting data comes at a pivotal moment for the sector. The sporting shutdown shone a light on the importance of the integrity of data, yet for a consensus to emerge far greater cooperation and agreement between suppliers and the sports is needed. Scott Longley speaks to the IBIA and other stakeholders

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    2 July 2020

    iGB, in partnership with Bayes Esports Solutions, is proud to present a regular list of fixtures for some of the most popular esports competitions, helping operators looking to expand into the esports market at a time when interest in the vertical is hitting new heights.

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    1 July 2020

    The extent to which the monopoly operators around the world are clearly maximising margins on their sports-betting products is highlighted for the first time by data from new sports-betting information portal BookiesMatrix.com.

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    30 June 2020

    Leading tipster site Betting Expert compares bookmakers’ offerings for the recently reopened football leagues, exploring their markets and odds to determine the best in the UK

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    23 June 2020

    While sports betting has not yet recovered from the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) enforced sporting suspension, a robust performance from online casino meant the market grew year-on-year in May.

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    29 May 2020

    iGB, in partnership with sports data specialist Abelson Info, is providing an updated list of the sporting events taking place each weekday throughout the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

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    28 May 2020

    iGB, in partnership with sports data specialist Abelson Info, is providing an updated list of the sporting events taking place each weekday throughout the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

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    27 May 2020

    iGB, in partnership with sports data specialist Abelson Info, is providing an updated list of the sporting events taking place each weekday throughout the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

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