News analysis

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    The final six months of the decade saw talk of regulatory crackdowns continue, with pressure growing on operators across a number of markets and verticals. Elsewhere M&A activity rose to the fore, with a number of high-profile acquisitions announced during the period

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    14 February 2020

    Portugal’s regulated operators generated their highest ever quarterly revenue total of €65.4m in the final three months of 2019, driven by a 55% year-on-year increase in sports betting GGR

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    12 February 2020

    Italy’s regulated igaming market has kicked off the new decade with a record-breaking monthly total for January 2020, aided by strong growth across a number of key verticals

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    As the new decade gets underway, industry experts share their thoughts on the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead. Today we hear from those in finance 

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    31 January 2020

    The Italian igaming market grew by 13.3% to €1.73bn last year, as PokerStars and Bet365 retained their market share leads of the two dominant verticals of casino and sports betting

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    28 January 2020

    December saw Italy’s dot.it market shrug off the country’s gambling advertising ban to end 2019 on a high, setting new monthly revenue records for igaming, sports betting, casino and bingo

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    The stated aim to the Danish government in raising online gambling taxes is to level the playing field with land-based gambling taxes and raise extra tax revenue. However the move is also likely to cause a fall-off in gambling advertising as smaller and medium-term operators exit the market, according to market participants and commentators, writes Scott Longley.

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    December’s big news was the DraftKings-SBTech merger, and Regulus Partners’ Paul Leyland examines how this will impact the performance of the Index going forward.

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    9 January 2020

    H2 Gambling Capital and iGaming Business are pleased to bring you the January 2020 Mobile Dashboard

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    8 January 2020

    H2 Gambling Capital and iGaming Business are pleased to bring you the January 2020 iGaming Dashboard

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    The annual mainstream media feeding frenzy sparked by Bet365's annual results, and its chief executive's pay, betrays some glaring double standards, and almost suggests there is little to be gained from more transparency, writes Scott Longley.

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    19 December 2019

    H2 Gambling Capital and iGaming Business are pleased to bring you the December 2019 Mobile Dashboard

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    18 December 2019

    H2 Gambling Capital and iGaming Business are pleased to bring you the December 2019 iGaming Dashboard

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    La Francaise des Jeux’s acquisition of Sporting Group added an interesting component to the French giant’s B2B business, and one that could be increasingly important in a largely homogenised industry.

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    17 December 2019

    Portugal’s online gambling market has seen the strong performance in the first half of 2019 continue into the third quarter, with total revenue up 39.4% year-over-year.

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    16 December 2019

    The strong performance of Italy’s online casino market offset a year-on-year decline in online betting revenue in November, according to Ficom Leisure.

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    12 December 2019

    Despite the intrinsic uncertainty and risk posed by yet another UK general election, the Index kept pace with the NASDAQ in the period, with stocks in focus Stars and Flutter the biggest gainers ahead of their proposed merger. By Regulus Partners

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    5 December 2019

    A sharp year-on-year drop in poker revenue led to Italy’s regulated online gambling market reporting a marginal decline in October, the latest figures from Ficom Leisure show.

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    3 December 2019

    The return of European football helped Spain’s sports betting vertical rebound in Q3, during a period in which all verticals posted year-on-year growth.

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    Joanne Christie talks to GVC Australia CEO Dean Shannon about his plans for the future now he’s returned to the helm after selling the company his Neds brand last year

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