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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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