News analysis

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    888 has strong foundations on which to build in 2014, although the UK Point of Consumption tax remains the major doubt while uncertainty remains in big US states. 

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    6 March 2014

    The state of California, with its 38 million inhabitants, is the prize the igaming sector is keeping its eye on in the US, and although legislation stands a decent chance of finally being passed, local companies will want their share of the pie and non-US suppliers must know what they are getting involved with to be successful there. iGaming Business spoke to Californian gaming attorney David Fried to find out more.       

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    1 March 2014

    Jonathan Doubilet, Head of the Sports Division at Playtech, offers his perspective on the current and future state of the in-play betting market, and the forces driving technological innovation in the space.

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    1 March 2014

    New York is lying in wait for poker operators of foresight, writes Mickey Charles.

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    1 March 2014

    On the surface, the convergence of land-based and online gaming entities in New Jersey serves to provide the online companies with a foothold into the nascent US gaming market. But, can these partnerships also open doors to international expansion for US land-based operators over time? Christina Thakor-Rankin, Principal Consultant at 1710 Gaming, explores.

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    1 March 2014

    An M&A outlook for the social casino gaming sector in CY14, by Adam Krejcik, Managing Director of Digital and Interactive Gaming at Eilers Research, LLC.

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    1 March 2014

    Matthew Wilson of the Advertising Standards Authority explains his organisation’s recent action against operators employing misleading free bet promotions, and how the new Help Note on gambling advertising can assist operators with compliance.

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    1 March 2014

    By Simon Oaten, Lead Partner, and David Perry, Senior Manager of the Betting and Gaming Team at Deloitte.

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    1 March 2014

    By R Paul Davis, LL.D, Barrister and Solicitor, and Managing Director of Counting House (IOM) Ltd.

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    1 March 2014

    Jack Mizzi, CMO at BMIT, looks at the latest trends and technologies in hosting that could have a direct impact the iGaming sector.

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    1 March 2014

    The most important things US land-based operators need to know about hosting for their new online business. By Nick Nally, Chief Development Officer at Continent 8 Technologies.

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    1 March 2014

    Stephen Trimble, Head of Product at Continent 8 Technologies, examines how DDoS and other malicious attacks can harm gaming networks, the specific risks and how differently gaming entities need to approach security to defend against attack.

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    1 March 2014

    This issue’s round table discussion harvests opinion on the role that innovation plays in the production cycle, whether it is a reactive or proactive asset, and whether it informs, or is informed by, development. iGaming Business invited Bryan Kelly, SVP Technology at Bally Technologies; Dave McDowell, co-Founder of FSB Technologies; and Nicky Senyard, CEO of Income Access, to discuss the culture of technological innovation in gaming, and how differently companies approach and encourage its application.

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    1 March 2014

    When is a penalty not a penalty? By Tom Grant of Harris Hagan.

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    William Hill hasn't had the best of years but remains far ahead of Ladbrokes when it comes to performance, growth and strategy, says Graham Wood.

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    As Real Gaming launches in Nevada as the third regulated poker site in the state, Marco Valerio speaks to the company to get its perspective on online poker and to NGCB chairman AG Burnett to find out more about the state's plans to publish monthly revenue figures.  

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    H2 Gambling Capital and iGaming Business present the first of a series of four data-led articles to coincide with ICE, the world’s largest gambling industry event, taking place this week in London. Joel Keeble, head of special projects at H2, starts off with an in-depth look at the US igaming sector. Look out for further installments on Japan's land-based casino market and a detailed look at the key dynamics of the EU market.

     

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    Whether AAMS is successful in fighting illegal operators will have a major impact on Italian igaming in 2014, while observers will watch closely to see how exchange betting competes with traditional sports betting, writes Giulio Coraggio of DLA Piper. 

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    23 January 2014

    All igaming operators would like to be active in the US market, but as recent regulatory developments have shown, the road will be long, winding and very sinuous, to paraphrase the Beatles. Christina Thakor-Rankin asks if EU operators should worry about their key domestic markets first before they venture out west.  

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    Jean-François Vilotte’s somewhat sudden departure as president of France’s online gaming regulator ARJEL has left industry observers wondering who will succeed him in what is a high profile role regulating a sector that is still young and attracts a lot of attention in France, even if much of it is negative.

     

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