News analysis

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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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    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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    While UK loyalists caught in the regulatory and political storm in the UK may be tempted to point to Sweden and say they’ve got it much worse, they’re simply clutching at straws, argues Julian Buhagiar. They could be waiting up to three years for new rules that reflect post-EU business realities

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    Flutter Entertainment's mega-merger with The Stars Group is likely to be the first deal in the latest wave of industry consolidation, with investment bankers eager to spearhead more M&A activity. While this may disrupt the growth trajectories of some of the sector's leading lights, it's unlikely to stop any time soon, writes Scott Longley. 

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    11 July 2019

    This month’s edition of the RP iGaming Index sees Regulus Partners’ Paul Leyland cautiously optimistic about an upswing in the performance of igaming stocks. Market consolidation, meanwhile, has boosted a number of constituent companies.

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    10 July 2019

    bV1sion and iGaming Business are pleased to bring you the Q2 2019 Social Gaming Dashboard, tracking the development of the free-to-play gaming sector.

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    In the second part of iGaming Business' rundown of the year to date's most popular news stories, we see that viewers were particularly interested in US developments, while regulatory progress in Germany also attracted a lot of hits. 

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    Half the year has now passed, with the year dominated by advertising crackdowns, new regulatory restrictions and signs that long-awaited market openings may finally be moving into view. iGaming Business looks at the biggest stories from the first six months of 2019, and examines their impact on the igaming industry.

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    6 June 2019

    Marking the first anniversary of the RP iGaming Index's launch, Regulus Partners' Paul Leyland looks at the factors that have led to gaming stocks largely underperforming over the past 12 months, and what needs to be done to make them a worthwhile investment. Stride Gaming is the stock in focus.

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    The Colombian gaming association's president highlights the importance of relationships between operators and banks to growing the country's regulated igaming market.

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    4 March 2019

    The iGamingBusiness.com Nordic dashboard, in partnership with H2 Gambling Capital, suggests that the region will grow to a €4.46bn market by 2023, boosted by the introduction of igaming regulation in Sweden.

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    Having grown Aspers’ online presence from zero to a multimillion venture in six months, Stride Gaming is on the lookout for fresh partnerships

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    Catena interim boss Henrik Persson Ekdahl will hand over to Per Hellberg on a permanent basis later this year. He spoke to iGB about the appointment and the strategy from here

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    2 March 2018

    The first full year of the regulated market in Portugal saw dot.pt operators generate €122.6m, with sports betting accounting for 56% of this

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    With uncertainty over the max FOBT stake dragging on, many expected the online giant to wait before pouncing on its retail-heavy target. Instead, it came up with a clever workaround

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    888 will be glad to see the back of its H1s, but along with other UK operators will be wary of further regulatory oversight.

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    Planetwin365 increased its market share to 16.9% in July and closed the gap on online leader Bet365. PokerStars remains just ahead in casino and is still far in front in poker.

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    The UK tax on online casino and bingo bonuses comes into force in August and iGaming Business hears from Dragonfish, News UK and Play OJO on how the sector is addressing this key issue.  

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    iGB and Ficom Leisure are pleased to publish the second monthly update of Italian market revenues, including annual and monthly vertical revenue splits and operator market share.

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    Following yesterday’s landmark agreement between the regulators of France, Italy, Portugal and Spain, we look at data and speak to stakeholders to gauge the likely impact of the merged liquidity pool.

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