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    In this exclusive extract from the iGB Africa Report, sponsored by sportsbook technology provider Altenar, Scott Longley examines the brands that have carved out local market share, and the difficulties in establishing a pan-African presence.

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    Law Allianz founder Yahaya Maikori looks at the established and emerging regulatory frameworks in a number of key African markets

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    In the second part of iGamingBusiness.com's interview with Vermantia chief executive Filippos Antonopoulos, he discusses the importance of a diversified geographic footprint, and explains why he sees the supplier's majority shareholder Arena Racing Company as one of the most exciting businesses in the industry.

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    The spread of betting and gaming across Africa is in danger of being halted by politicians and authorities taking a tougher stance towards operators, says Clarion Gaming’s Dan Tyler.

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    As 2019 begins, we talk to the sector’s leading founders, experts and opinion formers about the opportunities and challenges set to define igaming this year. In part two we hear from analysts and experts on technology and innovation and people

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    As 2019 begins, we talk to the sector’s leading founders, experts and opinion formers about the opportunities and challenges set to define igaming this year. In part one we hear from operators and suppliers, regulatory experts and marketers

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    Two years on from the launch of KPMG’s #WeAllWantToPlay diversity initiative, Micky Swindale asks what more can be done to encourage a greater female presence in all ranks of the gaming industry.

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    Clarion’s ICE Africa ambassador gives his predictions on which markets and verticals are set for growth across Africa in the near future

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    3 October 2017

    In the first part of a three-part series, Ron Segev looks at how blockchain technology provides the perfect underpinning for emerging gaming platforms.

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    Looming regulations and marketing, mobile and machine advances, read Part 4 of our industry experts' predictions for the year ahead.

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    VR, data, UX, increased regulatory pressures and unreasonable regulations, read Part 3 of our industry experts' predictions for 2017.

     

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    After a sluggish third quarter, the social casino market returned to growth in the final quarter of 2016, with strong performances from SciGames, Product Madness and PlayStudios.

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    H2 Gambling Capital and iGaming Business are pleased to offer you the first iGaming Mobile Dashboard of 2014.

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    H2 Gambling Capital and iGaming Business are pleased to offer you the April 2014 iGaming Dashboard.

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    20 May 2014

    The World Cup is a major opportunity for sportsbook and exchange operators to recruit new players and increase volume, but with it comes a month of high traffic and surges in demand. Jesper Jensen of Tipico, Mike Ellis of Youwin.com and Marc Thomas of SISBetting talk us through the challenges of keeping operator platforms running.

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    19 May 2014

    iGaming Business publishes the second instalment of iXP Consulting's audit of poker operators' customer service and support teams. The first part looked at the overall state of the sector and how client support fitted into its wider context.The second part looks at operators' email response times and product knowledge.

     

     

     

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    H2 Gambling Capital and iGaming Business are pleased to offer you the February 2014 iGaming Dashboard.

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    Check out the second instalment of the H2-iGaming Dashboard for your monthly overview of the igaming sector in numbers. As part of the iGaming Business Intelligence and Analysis Centre, H2 and iGB are working on new projects to provide you further datasets and market overviews in 2014. 

     
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    3 October 2013

    The debate on what's best, mobile native app or HTML5, could go on forever and (understandably maybe) doesn't get everyone's juices going. But there are key criteria that must be considered when choosing between the two platforms and the reason is simple: users spend more time on their smartphones or tablets surfing the web, as Dr Chris Chrisostomidis of Intralot Interactive explains.

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    The Microsoft-Nokia deal might not mean much for the igaming sector at the moment, but for mgaming expert Aideen Shortt, the industry should look at the numbers and be prepared.