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    The dispute between the country’s authorities and some of its biggest bookies is taking a toll on one of Africa’s most established markets but also providing some opportunities, says Joanne Christie.

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    In the second part of iGamingBusiness.com's interview with Vermantia chief executive Filippos Antonopoulos, he discusses the importance of a diversified geographic footprint, and explains why he sees the supplier's majority shareholder Arena Racing Company as one of the most exciting businesses in the industry.

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    In the wake of last week's damning BBC report on the industry's treatment of those addicted to gambling, operators are keen to show they've made massive changes. However those campaigning for stricter regulations on operators say they are still hearing similar stories to those featured on the programme.

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    20 August 2019

    Leading tipster site Betting Expert compares bookmakers’ Premier League offerings, comparing their odds, markets, commission levels and features to determine the best in the UK

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    Filippos Antonopoulos built Vermantia from a startup challenging the leading land-based and online gaming suppliers to part of the industry establishment, after Arena Racing Company (ARC) bought into the business. With a new venture in the payment sector now underway, he discusses how being a latecomer to a mature market is no barrier to growth.

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    Affiliates clearly need to assume more responsibility for advertising compliance in Great Britain but the answer does not lie in more licensing or the solution being proposed by RAIG, argues Phil Blackwell. What’s needed is more guidance from the regulator

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    SkillCorner believes that within five years, football data collection will be fully automated. Co-founder Charles Montmaneix explains how the Paris-based startup aims to capitalise on this development.

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    In GambingStartup.Ventures’ latest dispatch from the start-up frontline, Jonny Robb discusses how start-up founders quickly become used to operating at extremes. What may appear to be a precarious moment in a business’ development can quickly seem just another obstacle to be conquered.

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    12 August 2019

    iGaming Business and Ficom Leisure are pleased to present the Portugal iGaming Dashboard, providing revenue, product and game metrics on the dot.pt regulated market. The data is updated quarterly following the official release of the figures by Portuguese regulator the Serviço de Regulação e Inspeção de Jogos (SRIJ).

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    From 31 October, all Great Britain licence holders will need to comply with new customer interaction requirements. David Clifton runs through what stakeholders will need to be able to demonstrate to the regulator

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    With iGB having opened nominations for the industry's most influential women for 2019, iGB catches up with some of those who made last year's Top 10 to find out what they’ve been up to since as well as get their views on who deserves to feature this year

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    6 August 2019

    How have heatwaves across Europe and the lack of a major international football tournament this summer impacted industry benchmark KPIs such as average deposits and conversion rates? We find out with an exclusive look at Optimove's iGaming Pulse data for July

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    In the second part of our interview with Holland Casino's director of security and responsible gaming Janny Wierda, she discusses the four pillars of its RG strategy soon to be transferred online with Playtech, why all staff need to be trained in consumer-facing interventions and the data-related challenges around industry collaboration

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    With igaming set to launch in the Netherlands from January 2021 and a huge number of operators interested in moving into the market, current state-owned monopoly operator Holland Casino will soon be competing in a new channel. This doesn’t mean that it will reduce its social responsibility focus, says director of security and responsible gaming Janny Wierda

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    Influence isn’t just about being well-known, says All-In Diversity Project’s Christina Thakor-Rankin. It's also about taking a long-term view of the industry and encouraging other women in their careers

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    31 July 2019

    H2 Gambling Capital and iGaming Business present your monthly overview of the igaming sector in numbers

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    In conjunction with Chris Elliott and Beth French of Wiggin LLP, iGB provides a regulatory snapshot of igaming across the EU. Denmark, Germany, Norway and the Netherlands are among those updated for this edition

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    Paddy Power’s non-shirt sponsorship stunt has maximised the all-important first-week impact better than all other new shirt sponsorships. But its opportunist exploitation of the debate over the ubiquity of betting brands around football could ultimately blow up in the industry’s face, argues Scott Longley

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    In the second part of iGB’s extensive interview with Global Gaming chief executive Tobias Fagerlund, he discusses the operator’s plans to fight back against the decision to revoke its Swedish operating licence.

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    26 July 2019

    Exclusive to iGB, leading sector recruiter Pentasia has released the results of its second annual survey into the career ambitions of more than 1,000 professionals working in igaming and tech

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