News analysis

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    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.

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

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    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

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    22 March 2020

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

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    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

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    The ban on the use of credit cards to fund online gambling is due to come into force from April 14. Jake Pollard examines what sort of impact it is likely to have on the industry – and on problem gambling rates

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    The GC's latest regulatory settlement with Mr Green followed hard on the heels of licence suspensions for MoPlay, Matchbook and Stakers and revealed that the William Hill-owned brand was allowed to operate in a non-compliant manner for four months. A more efficient review process would be beneficial to all stakeholders, argues Melanie Ellis

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

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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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    Last year saw the rapid expansion of sports betting across the US, but also clampdowns in Europe. As the new decade gets underway, industry experts share their views on the future

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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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    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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    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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    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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