News analysis

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    7 July 2020

    In June the key metrics returned to pre-Covid-19 levels, which is good news for the industry. Now is an ideal time for operators to implement best practice-based methodologies to reap the benefits of their new and existing players

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    GiG’s chief strategy officer Cristina Niculae says the crisis caused by the pandemic presents a good opportunity for igaming businesses to reassess their culture, use of technology and value innovation.

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    In conjunction with Chris Elliott and Beth French of Wiggin LLP, iGB provides a regulatory snapshot of igaming across Europe. France, the Netherlands and Spain are among those updated for this edition

  • article
    25 June 2020

    Megaways games have taken the market by storm since being launched in 2016, the real step change coming two years later when Big Time Gaming started licensing the underlying mechanic to other developers. Ken Muir tracks the growth via games launches and the licensee roll-out and also looks at how titles built on the mechanic have grown their market share on operator lobby pages

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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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    As the industry begins to emerge from the disruption caused by novel coronavirus (Covid-19), ESA Gaming's Zorica Smallwood looks at how operators can retain customers that migrated to new products amid sporting shutdowns.

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    16 June 2020

    H2 Gambling Capital and iGB are pleased to present your monthly overview of the mobile sector in numbers

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    10 June 2020

    In a month which saw the top-order of the Index transformed by the entry of the Flutter-Stars combination and DraftKings, stocks with an explicitly US focus now represent 27% of the index despite a still nascent igaming market there. Paul Leyland looks at what’s driving this critical mass of investors to bet big on the US

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    5 June 2020

    Sporting events are finally making a comeback after months of being shut down due to the ongoing novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. But how does this translate into numbers?

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    In conjunction with Chris Elliott and Beth French of Wiggin LLP, iGB provides a regulatory snapshot of igaming across Europe. Italy, Norway and Sweden are among those updated for this month's edition

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    4 June 2020

    H2 Gambling Capital and iGB bring you the June 2020 iGaming Dashboard with forecasts now extended to 2025

  • article
    1 June 2020

    The regulated igaming market opened the year flat on the previous quarter as although betting revenues rose to their highest level for more than a year, casino revenues fell by a similar amount

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    If employers in the betting and gaming industry don’t properly manage the transition out of lockdown, they risk alienating both their existing and prospective talent base, says Gambling.com Group’s Ellen Monaghan

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    With the share prices of some of the major online players currently proving more resilient than expected following a period of vastly divergent performances across the sector, David McLeish analyses the immediate opportunities and likely drivers of consolidation plays over the next 12-18 months

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    ICE North America Digital concluded with a look to the future through a discussion of esports and innovation, and featured a very special guest, with New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement director Dave Rebuck joining the discussions. 

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    The third day of ICE North America Digital focused on the brick-and-mortar industry, namely the path back to business for an industry shuttered since mid-March by novel coronavirus (Covid-19).

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    The second day of ICE North America Digital focused on sports betting, looking both at the regulatory prospects in the wake of Covid-19’s disruption, as well as examining the new products growing in popularity during the shutdown.

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    Searches for unlicensed casino are already up in Sweden, and channelisation rates are falling. But should new restrictions for online casino be pushed through by the country's government, the situation stands to significantly worsen, writes BonusFinder's Fintan Costello.

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    The inaugural edition of ICE North America opened with an overview of the impact of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) from H2 Gambling Capital, while expert panels explored how igaming is being leveraged by a crisis-hit land-based sector and digital transformation in the US lottery space

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    12 May 2020

    Despite the absence of live sporting events caused by Covid-19, Italy’s regulated market proved its resilience last month by managing a performance almost in line with that of last April

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