News analysis

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    21 September 2020

    Italy’s online casino and poker verticals reported marginal month-on-month improvements in revenue in August, though sports betting’s total dropped significantly from July’s strong showing.

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    Following a career as an SEO spanning two decades, Paul Reilly has spent the last six years learning about the practical uses of AI, applying his knowledge to the launch of a casino affiliate portal where the reviews are almost entirely generated this way. Here he summarises his experience for iGB readers

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

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    4 September 2020

    iGB and Ficom Leisure are pleased to present the Denmark iGaming Dashboard, providing revenue and product metrics on the dot.dk regulated market.

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    France’s gambling market is going through big shifts in terms of both operators and regulators as it nears the end of its first decade. These should leave the igaming industry in a stronger position, says Jake Pollard.

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    James Noyes’ proposals for reforming key aspects of Great Britain's gambling industry have received major coverage. They show how sensitive the issues are for all stakeholders and why the industry must engage in a constructive manner.

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    10 August 2020

    As Europe’s major football leagues concluded in July following their novel coronavirus (Covid-19) enforced breaks, did customers flock back to betting operators?

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    On 14 July 2020 the Ukrainian Gambling Law finally reached the end of its six-year journey to adoption. Alina Plyushch and Dmytro Hotsyn of the gambling desk of law firm Sayenko Kharenko explain the nuances of the new Gambling Law.

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    With nominations for iGB’s Most Influential Women 2020 now open, iGB catches up with those who made last year's Top 10 to find out what they’ve been up to since, as well as get their views on who deserves to feature this year.

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    With Catena bucking its earlier warnings and flying through the Q2 crisis months with ease, its subsequent comments on affiliate compliance are instructive of how the terms of debate are shifting on licensing of affiliates in GB and elsewhere, writes Scott Longley

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    Christina Thakor-Rankin and Kelly Kehn of the All-In Diversity Project argue the pandemic is exacerbating gender inequality in the workplace and that it’s more important than ever to support initiatives such as iGB’s Most Influential Women

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    Jamie Nettleton and Samuel Gauci of Addisons take a look at how the gambling sector in Australia has been affected by Covid-19 and outline how the industry is reopening for business

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    We’ve launched our third survey into the Most Influential Women in the industry and we want your nominations

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    Responsible gambling has become a hot topic today, an essential item on every company’s agenda. But it hasn’t always been that way, says Kindred’s Maris Bonello.

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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
     

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    Another day, another megadollar acquisition. But what is the end goal here, and how might Evolution realise the synergies? Kevin Dale from Egamingmonitor.com takes a look at the history of gaming M&A and whether the old guard might have something to share with this relative newcomer.

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    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

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    7 July 2020

    In June the key metrics returned to pre-Covid-19 levels, which is good news for the industry. Now is an ideal time for operators to implement best practice-based methodologies to reap the benefits of their new and existing players

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    GiG’s chief strategy officer Cristina Niculae says the crisis caused by the pandemic presents a good opportunity for igaming businesses to reassess their culture, use of technology and value innovation.

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

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