News analysis

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    In the second part of iGaming Business' analysis of gambling advertising restrictions, we look at the unintended consequences of bans, possible alternatives to blanket prohibitions - and ask whether tackling advertising really gets to the root cause of the issue.

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    New restrictions on gambling advertising are being proposed or brought into force as more European regulators attempt to address growing public concerns regarding its prevalence. But will they have the desired impact on addiction figures?

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    28 January 2019

    Paddy Power is the go-to betting and gaming brand for UK punters, according to a new report into gambling-related search terms by Pi Datametrics, with horse racing still the most popular sport despite declining search activity

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    Azileti chairman Eamonn Wilmott on the opportunities for the Tote following the consortium's takeover announced last week, including working with Britbet

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    3 July 2017

    Casino and gaming establishments must keep up with the flow of new technologies, but Sam McMullen says it's important they don't also sacrifice entertainment value.

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    Denmark's business-friendly approach to regulating igaming and the resulting increase in market size and white market percentages should give other governments something to think about.

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    bet365 has joined Ladbrokes in offering Best Odds Guaranteed Plus, Julian Rogers investigates if rivals will follow and whether online operators just see racing as a recruitment tool.

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    1 September 2016

    The only existing form of digital betting in the US granted exemption from UIGEA in 2006, horse race wagering is an often-overlooked multi-billion industry that operates across 43 states. North America section editor Alana Levine, of Income Access Group, looks at its development and positioning in today’s iGaming market for iGaming Business.

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    Following up on H2 Gambling Capital's first set of data-led articles that looked at the US igaming market and the global gambling sector, the sector's leading data specialists look at the potential value of the Japanese land-based casino market. Japan is already the third largest gambling market in the world with an estimated gross win of US$31.4bn for 2013 and with permissive upcoming casino legislation a real possibility, H2 founder and director Simon Holliday provides a detailed breakdown of the country's gambling landscape.