News analysis

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    23 October 2019

    A solid casino performance and the second calendar month of action in Europe's major football leagues pushed the Italian igaming market to a return of €146.3m in revenues last month, representing an approximate 8% year-on-year improvement

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    16 July 2019

    The struggles of the Italian sports betting vertical have seen revenue from the country’s regulated market decline in June, according to the latest figures from Ficom Leisure.

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    8 July 2019

    iGaming Business and Ficom Leisure are pleased to present the Portugal iGaming Dashboard, providing revenue, product and game metrics on the regulated dot.pt market.

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    25 April 2019

    H2 Gambling Capital and iGaming Business are pleased to bring you the LatAm iGaming Dashboard, featuring growth projections for the Latin American region. With markets such as Brazil and Argentina moving towards introducing regulation, and the Colombian market already open for business, gross win for the region is expected to almost double from 2019 to 2024. 

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    24 April 2019

    Italy's online gaming market has posted declines for both February and March, largely due to fluctuations in the core online casino and sports betting verticals, according to the latest figures from Ficom Leisure.

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    In the second part of iGaming Business' deep dive into the revised Wire Act opinion, ICE Sports Betting USA speakers stress the need for clarity from the Department of Justice as they look to work out the best way to interpret the ruling.

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    The Department of Justice’s decision to revise its interpretation of the Wire Act could have a major impact on the nascent US iGaming industry. Or, as some suggest, its impact could be felt in gaming verticals that are well-established and generating money for operators and states alike. A selection of speakers from ICE Sports Betting USA discuss the DoJ’s about-turn.

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    Dennis Lukovkin of iGaming content and software provider Innovaventis looks at common mistakes and misconceptions that prevent businesses from running successful white label operations, starting with the pre-launch phase.

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    Chris Elliott and Beth French of law firm Wiggin provide a regulatory snapshot of markets across the EU, with Bulgaria, Italy, Malta and Spain among those updated

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    Executive director of the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, Kevin O’Toole, says the regulator is at an advanced stage in its preparations for the launch of igaming and sports wagering

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    2 March 2018

    The first full year of the regulated market in Portugal saw dot.pt operators generate €122.6m, with sports betting accounting for 56% of this

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    21 February 2018

    A record return from online casino offset a weaker sportsbook performance in Italy in January, as Bet365 and Stars claimed bragging rights in betting and casino

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    Thanks to regulatory relaxation and tightening around the world, territories that were yesterday’s losers will be tomorrow’s winners – and vice versa, says Christina Thakor-Rankin

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    Instead of clarifying matters, the triennial review ushered in another period of lobbying. But the industry may struggle to have its voice heard, says Scott Longley

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    Both chambers of the Pennsylvania legislature have agreed an igaming policy, but the proposed 54% tax on online slots may hinder the market, says Mark Balestra

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    20 January 2014

    Much has been written and discussed about the effectiveness of the regulations that govern iGaming in individual markets, however, by examining the components of today’s regulated markets and drawing out the best qualities from each, are we able to piece together a blueprint for the perfect igaming regime? Stephen Ketteley and Ash Averill of DLA Piper assess the current European frameworks to see what the perfect, or most suited, regime might look like.