News analysis

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    This week’s acquisition is likely to kick off a wave of consolidation among payment service providers in the US and northern Europe, says Julian Buhagiar, co-founder of RB Capital

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    Igaming regulation in Colombia highlighted the poor access of the gaming industry to banking and appropriate payment solutions across the region. So what can other countries learn from the Colombian experience when designing their regulatory frameworks? Joanne Christie investigates

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    Having established itself as a thriving location for outsourcing, the gambling industry is increasingly looking to Ukraine when it needs a low-cost base for technology teams. iGaming Business talks to some of the companies established in the country.

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    In the second part of iGamingBusiness.com's analysis of Trustly's Pay N Play, we look potential barriers to growth when expanding the solution beyond its core Northern European markets, as well as work being done to enhance customer onboarding for land-based gaming.

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    Trustly’s Pay N Play has emerged as a solution capable of enhancing KYC processes and reducing abandonment when registering players. In part one of this feature, Trustly sets out the need for such a solution while some of its clients discuss its effectiveness, and we tackle the issues that have arisen in promoting such a product to the end user.

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    Swedish gaming regulator Spelinspektionen's proactive approach to regulation means that any business with a high degree of exposure to the country's newly regulated igaming market faces a tricky first quarter, writes Scott Longley.

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    If founding a startup is fraught with risk, how much higher are the stakes for one trying to make it in the gaming industry? The brains behind an innovative new betting app gives iGamingBusiness.com his inside view

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    In the second part of iGaming Business' deep dive into the revised Wire Act opinion, ICE Sports Betting USA speakers stress the need for clarity from the Department of Justice as they look to work out the best way to interpret the ruling.

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    The Department of Justice’s decision to revise its interpretation of the Wire Act could have a major impact on the nascent US iGaming industry. Or, as some suggest, its impact could be felt in gaming verticals that are well-established and generating money for operators and states alike. A selection of speakers from ICE Sports Betting USA discuss the DoJ’s about-turn.

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    The DoJ’s Wire Act opinion will do little more than add more noise in the short term and significant deals are still in the offing stateside, writes Julian Buhagiar

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    Dennis Lukovkin of iGaming content and software provider Innovaventis looks at common mistakes and misconceptions that prevent businesses from running successful white label operations, starting with the pre-launch phase.

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    Hannah Gannagé-Stewart looks at ways to benefit from blockchain technology beyond the ICO

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    Income Access’ Sarah Robertson says good affiliates will always be indispensable to customer acquisition, despite increased scrutiny from regulators

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    Paul Marcantonio warns of a collision course between PSD2 and GDPR

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    To some, blockchain is synonymous with revolution and progress. To others, hidden identity, hacking and the drugs trade. Which camp are you in, asks Layla Ali?

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    As 2017 gets underway iGaming Business talks to leading igaming experts to hear what they believe will be key developments for our industry in the next 12 months. See

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    18 October 2016

    GVC's Kenny Alexander, Paysafe's Lee-Ann Johnstone, H2 Gambling Capital's Simon Holliday and Sportradar's Neale Deeley on some of the sector's hottest topics.

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    9 February 2016

    Recent consolidation in the payments sector has seen a number of providers disappear, which is already having an effect on players and operators al