News analysis

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    Ori Zilbershtein, chief business development officer at Hyperion Tech, highlights how a lack of talent and rising living costs in Malta is leading to more companies outsourcing departments

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    28 January 2020

    December saw Italy’s dot.it market shrug off the country’s gambling advertising ban to end 2019 on a high, setting new monthly revenue records for igaming, sports betting, casino and bingo

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    The Gambling Commission chief's warnings about problem gambling in a speech last week were at best, an over simplification of a complex issue, and at worst, an indication that he fails to grasp the nature of his brief, writes Scott Longley

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    WrB’s free monthly webinar series continued into October with operators Rank Group, Kindred and other stakeholders analysing how to interact with at-risk players and VIPs. Gabriela Martins da Silva rounds up proceedings for iGB

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    The arrival of the Betting and Gaming Council comes at a time when the industry finds itself under pressure to demonstrate its commitment to safer gambling, with marketing compliance at the centre of the debates. Income Access' Erica Anderson discussed the path forward with three experienced stakeholders

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    The UK National Lottery operator has seen digital sales surge since implementing its strategic review in 2017, but is also facing increased competition on a number of fronts as it weighs a bid for the new licence from 2023. By Joanne Christie

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    The stated aim to the Danish government in raising online gambling taxes is to level the playing field with land-based gambling taxes and raise extra tax revenue. However the move is also likely to cause a fall-off in gambling advertising as smaller and medium-term operators exit the market, according to market participants and commentators, writes Scott Longley.

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    As the African market continues to attract the attention of international operators, there is a growing demand for pan-African regulation, writes Yahaya Maikori. Whether that is justified, or indeed possible, remains unclear.

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    Political upheaval has thrown the future of Buenos Aires’ planned roll-out of online betting and gaming into doubt. Jake Pollard looks to provide clarity on an increasingly murky situation.

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    A move by one UK bank to allow customers to block gambling transactions has led to both a ripple effect in the financial services industry and an awareness that a cross-sector approach is needed to reduce gambling-related harm, reports Joanne Christie

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    14 January 2020

    The igaming industry invested heavily in player/bettor acquisition over the holiday season and it seems to have paid off, according to the latest Optimove iGaming Pulse

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    December’s big news was the DraftKings-SBTech merger, and Regulus Partners’ Paul Leyland examines how this will impact the performance of the Index going forward.

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    The world may be in turmoil, and the gambling industry faces a tricky start to the new decade. Nevertheless, there is sufficient cause for optimisim, writes RB Capital’s Julian Buhagiar.

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    iGB’s new technology columnist, Vigne Kozacek of IT and telecommunications specialist Innovation Squad, provides in-depth analysis of key technology issues, starting with Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks

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    9 January 2020

    H2 Gambling Capital and iGaming Business are pleased to bring you the January 2020 Mobile Dashboard

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    The enactment of Federal Law No. 13,756/18 in December 2018 was followed by progress on developing regulations over the course of 2019. Now the stage is set for a successful launch in 2020, writes Neil Montgomery of Montgomery & Associados.

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    8 January 2020

    H2 Gambling Capital and iGaming Business are pleased to bring you the January 2020 iGaming Dashboard

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    While gambling mechanics have been around for centuries, ways of delivering them are constantly evolving. And social casino is the perfect place to experiment to tap into an expanding audience, writes KamaGames’ Sam Forrest

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    7 January 2020

    bV1sion provides an exclusive overview of the social casino market in 2019, including market GGR forecasts, regional split and growth rates, as well as operator and game performance

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    Pentasia’s Will Sawney says after a busy 2019, this year is set to be even bigger, meaning there are plenty of opportunities for those with strong skill sets

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