News analysis

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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
     

  • article
    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

  • article
    4 June 2020

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

  • news_analysis

    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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    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

  • article
    7 May 2020

    Portugal’s regulated operators generated their highest ever quarterly revenue total of €69.8m in the first three months of 2020, 47% up year-on-year

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    20 April 2020

    H2 Gambling Capital and iGB are pleased to bring you the April 2020 iGaming Dashboard, with 2020 forecasts adjusted to reflect the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic

  • article
    15 April 2020

    While the initial market reaction to the pandemic disruption was indiscriminate, the 29% fall in the Index in the period to 3 April also reflects the return of more nuanced considerations on the part of investors, writes Paul Leyland

  • article
    9 April 2020

    While Italy’s sports betting market struggled after novel coronavirus (Covid-19) resulted in a nationwide lockdown and the suspension sporting events, the market grew year-on-year in March, thanks to online casino and poker.

  • article
    31 March 2020

    After a record-breaking start to the new year, Italy’s igaming market fell back in February as coronavirus and sporting cancellations started to bite

  • article
    22 March 2020

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

  • news_analysis

    There are clear reasons why the smart money is shifting east, but as we found with Europe, this grey honeymoon is not indefinite, writes Julian Buhagiar

  • article
    5 March 2020

    The marketing push by Spanish operators at the end of last year saw active players and new player registrations hit record highs in December

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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

  • article
    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

  • article
    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

  • article
    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

  • article
    9 January 2020

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

  • article
    8 January 2020

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

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