News analysis

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    16 December 2019

    The strong performance of Italy’s online casino market offset a year-on-year decline in online betting revenue in November, according to Ficom Leisure.

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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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    Half the year has now passed, with the year dominated by advertising crackdowns, new regulatory restrictions and signs that long-awaited market openings may finally be moving into view. iGaming Business looks at the biggest stories from the first six months of 2019, and examines their impact on the igaming industry.

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    Having explored the need for an overhaul of the look and feel of the UK’s licensed betting offices, the second part of the feature looks at the technology that could help shape the sector’s sports-led future.

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    The B2 maximum stake cut to £2 has led to a lot of gloom about retail betting in the UK. But the enforced changes to the sector could be offset if bookmakers invest in making shops more welcoming

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    This week's State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, sees Pennsylvania set a launch date for igaming, while Delaware North has taken legal action in the wake of its sports betting struggles in West Virginia. Elsewhere, Iowa is one step away from legal igaming and a bid to regulate sports betting is underway in Colorado.

  • article
    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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    Last week Germany made a decisive move towards a total overhaul of its gambling regulations. Wulf Hambach, Stefan Bolay and Stefanie Fuchs of leading German law firm Hambach & Hambach outline what may happen next – and what needs to happen to ensure a satisfactory conclusion for all stakeholders.

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    15 March 2019

    February's New Jersey iGaming Dashboard, in partnership with Ficom Leisure, shows Resorts Digital growing in prominence in the online gaming vertical, while sports betting figures have been skewed by a number of licensees making losses during the month.

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    This week's State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, looks at the latest legal challenge launched against the DoJ's revised Wire Act opinion, plus developments in Virginia, Arkansas, Indiana and more.