News analysis

  • article
    1 May 2014

    Customer experience and regulated markets have made an operator’s choice of gaming platform more important than ever before, as Aleš Gornjec of ComTrade Gaming explains.

  • article
    1 May 2014

    iGaming Business asks four guests of the iGaming Executive Conference: what will be the major transformational issues in iGaming over the next 12- 24 months?

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    1 May 2014

    Card-issuing fi nancial institutions should also be shouldering the blame for iGaming payments issues in the US, writes TJ Sharkey of Vantiv Gaming Solutions.

  • article
    1 May 2014

    The online bingo market is UK-focused and dominated by a few large players, but 2014 still offers plenty of potential for disruption and growth, argues Joe Saumarez Smith of Bede Gaming.

  • article
    25 March 2014

    The introduction of the Point of Consumption tax in the UK is a major milestone for the igaming sector, but integrating land-based and remote gaming activities, catering to the mobile and tablet punters and being able to work off strong customer loyalty and brand awareness will be just as important, explain Simon Oaten, lead partner, and David Perry, senior manager, Betting and Gaming Team at Deloitte.

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    20 March 2014

    India is a market with huge potential, its 1.3 billion population means the volumes it can generate have the capacity to dwarf much of what more mature markets in Europe do. iGamingBusiness spoke to India Bet managing director George Oborne to find out more about the potential there, internet penetration levels and the Indian betting scene making the transition to online

  • article
    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

    Tim Axon, Managing Consultant at Maxymiser, explains how customer experience optimisation can be the next frontier for online gaming companies.

  • article
    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.

  • article
    1 March 2014

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

  • article
    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.

  • article
    1 March 2014

    Organisations across a variety of business sectors are using Big Data to learn more about their customers and their behaviour as a route to acquire new and retain existing customers, drive efficiency, and boost the bottom line. Ahead of his webcast in association with iGaming Business entitled ‘Big data, big decisions: Why analytics is the future of the gaming industry’, we spoke to Duncan Ross, Teradata’s Director of Data Science about why gaming companies are increasingly looking to Big Data as a means of gaining a competitive edge.

  • article
    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.

  • article
    1 March 2014

    This perfect storm is driven by the convergence of three key factors: the growth of online gaming with the added reach of mobile connectivity; the escalation in the resources and sophistication of cyber criminals; and the feverish excitement of an international sporting spectacle. Paul Taylor, MD, Global Enterprise Unit, JT, explores why it’s time for the online gaming sector to think hard about security.

  • article
    1 March 2014

    Rene Magri speaks to Dr Angelo Dalli, CEO of Bit8, about the application of artificial intelligence in the gaming industry.

  • article
    1 March 2014

    By Jag Bains, CTO of DOSarrest Internet Security.

  • article
    1 March 2014

    In an increasingly data-driven business world, trends have become the go-to for companies and executives looking to make their mark, but is identifying trends and riding on them a formula for success or a curse in disguise? Hai Ng, co-Founder of Neomancer, offers an insight into the world of technology and consumer trends.

  • article
    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.

  • article
    1 March 2014

    The online gaming market in Canada is set for a year of change and development in 2014, write leading North American gaming regulatory experts, Michael D Lipton and Jack Tadman of Dickinson Wright LLP.

  • article
    1 March 2014

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

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