News analysis

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    14 June 2019

    Leading tipster site Betting Expert compares bookmakers’ mobile offerings, exploring how user-friendly their betting apps are across iOS and Android devices

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    13 June 2019

    Italy’s regulated gambling market has been hit by a weaker performance from the sports betting vertical in May, according to the latest figures supplied by Ficom Leisure.

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    With a proprietary peer-to-peer platform, Wager aims to crack the conundrum of making sports betting truly social. Co-founder Leo Barnes shares the story behind its creation.

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    Phil Blackwell asks whether high membership fees and a structure that appears to benefit only the biggest in the sector will effectively undermine new trade body Responsible Affiliates in iGaming's (RAIG) efforts to become the voice of the industry.

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    Warren Steven, senior director of product and operations for Golden Nugget, discusses how striking a balance between high quality user experience and engaging content has led to the brand establishing an unassailable lead in New Jersey's online gaming market.

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    In conjunction with Chris Elliott and Beth French of Wiggin LLP, iGB provides a regulatory snapshot of igaming across the EU. Belgium, France, Italy and Sweden are among those markets updated this month

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    7 June 2019

    Spain's online gambling market enjoyed a strong first quarter, with February in particular a standout, driven by the strong performance of the sports betting vertical. 

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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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    Just months after ending his 14-year tenure with the Remote Gambling Association (RGA), Clive Hawkswood is back, now chairing Responsible Affiliates in Gambling, a new body established to promote social responsibility in the affiliate sector.

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    Football DataCo's recent switch of data supplier may have gone largely under the radar, but how enforceable is the “exclusive" aspect of the deal and could it mark the point where official data starts becoming a cost too far for UK-focused operators?

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    4 June 2019

    May's exclusive look at Optimove's iGaming Pulse data sees research lab team lead Omer Liss examine a steady increase in customer activity across sports and casino 

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    The body formerly known as the European Sports Security Association has rebranded in order to reflect its increasingly international focus. Secretary General Khalid Ali talks to iGaming Business about the evolving battle against sports-related corruption

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    Affiliates are in the box seat to capitalise on the emerging opportunity esports presents to a wider community of stakeholders, argues Geoffrey Smorong

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    31 May 2019

    The regulated igaming market’s run of three consecutive record-breaking quarters came to an end in the first quarter, but GGR of €130.2m still represented a 10% rise on the previous year

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    Pentasia’s Will Sawney says opportunities related to artificial intelligence and blockchain will continue to be important to those in the industry, with job satisfaction and mobility other key trends to watch

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    30 May 2019

    H2 Gambling Capital and iGaming Business present your monthly overview of the igaming sector in numbers

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    30 May 2019

    H2 Gambling Capital and iGaming Business are pleased to present your monthly overview of the global mobile igaming sector in numbers

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    Spain’s consumer rights ombudsman has called for a ban on gambling advertising and the Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE) has pledged new restrictions on the industry. One of Spain’s leading gambling lawyers offers some insights into what the country’s licensees are facing in the year ahead.

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    This week’s acquisition is likely to kick off a wave of consolidation among payment service providers in the US and northern Europe, says Julian Buhagiar, co-founder of RB Capital

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    Bet Entertainment chief operating officer Alberto Alfieri sets out what he believes will ensure a thriving regulated market in Brazil, and offers a surprising defence of turnover taxes, ahead of next month’s Brazilian Gaming Congress.

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