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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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    This week's State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, looks at developments in Connecticut, Kansas, New York, North Dakota and Virginia. Meanwhile, additional efforts to regulate sports betting are underway in Massachusetts, while Washington DC's mayor has signed sports betting legislation into law and Maryland is looking to the past to move forward.

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    Spelinspektionen director general Camilla Rosenberg has already shown that under her leadership, the regulator will move quickly to crack down on non-compliant licensees. She talks to iGamingBusiness.com about her early impressions of the licensing process, the need for regulation, and the market’s early performance indicators

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    10 January 2019

    PokerStars finished 2018 as top dog in Italy’s largest online segment of casino, claiming 9.6% or €6.82m of the €710m GGR generated by licensed operators, according to estimates exclusively provided to iGB by Ficom Leisure. 

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    Danish Online Gaming Association chief executive Morten Rønde warns that the country’s licenses are facing a tough year

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    French market growth and calls for tax rate changes will be overshadowed by speculation over FDJ privatisation in 2019, writes Jake Pollard

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    The newly regulated US environment will set high standards for affiliate marketeers. Mark Balestra offers seven tips for those bold enough to take the leap

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    As sports betting regulation proliferates in the states Christopher Soriano asks whether federal legislation would clarify or complicate matters

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    Mississippi Gaming Commission executive director Allen Godfrey shares his impressions on the first few months of legal wagering

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    Segev LLP tracks the fast-moving regulatory scene in the US since PASPA’s repeal

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    The damaging episode of the FOBT crackdown has left its mark, says Jake Pollard, and the industry quickly needs to learn how to lobby effectively – and with one voice

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    William Hill’s proposed buy of Mr Green is more bolt-on than transformational but boss Phil Bowcock tells Scott Longley it ticks some important boxes

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    David Clifton relays the Gambling Commission's advice on dealing with customer grievances

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    Tribal chairman and interim CEO of Foxwoods Resort Casino on the US wagering and igaming landscape post PASPA

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    During the rush to build new US-legalised sportsbooks, many believed illegal sports wagering would begin to die down — but they were wrong. Larry Gibbs explores why

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    Segev LLP tracks the fast-moving regulatory scene in the US since PASPA’s repeal

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    Michael Browne uncovers the extent to which the law can protect your IP

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    Discussions on the future of high street bookies at an event last week underlined how the betting and gaming industry still lacks the unity needed to fight upcoming battles in the UK

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    Segev LLP tracks the fast-moving regulatory scene in the US since PASPA’s repeal

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