News analysis

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    3 January 2020

    Over the past year, Betting Expert has compared the biggest bookmaker brands in the UK betting industry, considering each across a wide range of criteria. Now it reveals the overall winner

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    The annual mainstream media feeding frenzy sparked by Bet365's annual results, and its chief executive's pay, betrays some glaring double standards, and almost suggests there is little to be gained from more transparency, writes Scott Longley.

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    19 December 2019

    H2 Gambling Capital and iGaming Business are pleased to bring you the December 2019 Mobile Dashboard

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    18 December 2019

    H2 Gambling Capital and iGaming Business are pleased to bring you the December 2019 iGaming Dashboard

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    La Francaise des Jeux’s acquisition of Sporting Group added an interesting component to the French giant’s B2B business, and one that could be increasingly important in a largely homogenised industry.

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    17 December 2019

    Portugal’s online gambling market has seen the strong performance in the first half of 2019 continue into the third quarter, with total revenue up 39.4% year-over-year.

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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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    Chalkline Sports, despite its African heritage, is making a major play for the nascent US sports betting market, and with a client base already featuring the likes of Churchill Downs, Parx Casino and Tropicana, it’s off to a good start, writes Robin Harrison

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    The final part of iGamingBusiness.com's run down of the proposals put forward by the UK’s main political parties concludes with the Scottish National Party - potentially a key power broker in a hung parliament - and the Liberal Democrats.

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    12 December 2019

    Despite the intrinsic uncertainty and risk posed by yet another UK general election, the Index kept pace with the NASDAQ in the period, with stocks in focus Stars and Flutter the biggest gainers ahead of their proposed merger. By Regulus Partners

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    In the second part of iGamingBusiness.com's examination of the manifesto pledges being put forward by the UK’s leading political parties, the proposals from Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour are scrutinised by our industry panel.

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    This week, iGamingBusiness.com is scrutinising the gambling-related pledges from the UK’s leading political parties. Speaking to a panel of industry experts, we have gathered insight on the manifesto pledges either directly targeting gambling, or that may affect the sector. We kick off this three-part series with a look at the Conservative Party’s policies

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    9 December 2019

    Leading tipster site bettingexpert.com considers the American sports betting options offered by 25 of the UK’s most popular bookmakers

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    What role can technology play in responsible gaming? Suren Azatyan assesses whether artificial intelligence and machine learning can help protect vulnerable players

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    5 December 2019

    A sharp year-on-year drop in poker revenue led to Italy’s regulated online gambling market reporting a marginal decline in October, the latest figures from Ficom Leisure show.

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    While many companies in igaming have traditionally favoured recruiting from within the industry, they could be missing a trick, says Joanne Christie

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    4 December 2019

    Deep into autumn, is the industry gearing towards hibernation or holiday celebration? Optimove’s iGaming Pulse gives a peek into the industry and its various aspects. What can operators learn from November’s performance in sports and casino?

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    In Spain as in the UK, those on either side of otherwise wholly riven political divides now appear united on the need for further restrictions on gambling. But there are some battles the industry can and should be focused on winning, argues Scott Longley

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    3 December 2019

    The return of European football helped Spain’s sports betting vertical rebound in Q3, during a period in which all verticals posted year-on-year growth.

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    Joanne Christie talks to GVC Australia CEO Dean Shannon about his plans for the future now he’s returned to the helm after selling the company his Neds brand last year

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