As 2019 begins, we talk to the sector’s leading founders, experts and opinion formers about the opportunities and challenges set to define igaming this year. In part two we hear from analysts and experts on technology and innovation and people
This week's State of the Union covers developments across the US, with bills progressing in a number of states, the New Jersey and Pennsylvania Attorneys General taking on the Wire Act, and Rhode Island edging closer to approving mobile wagering.
As 2019 begins, we talk to the sector’s leading founders, experts and opinion formers about the opportunities and challenges set to define igaming this year. In part one we hear from operators and suppliers, regulatory experts and marketers
KamaGames embarked on something of an industry first by launching a token sale in late 2018, an experimental process to test the viability of cryptocurrency in the social casino market. However, as chief executive Andrey Kuznetsov explains, the process taught the Dublin-based studio some harsh lessons
The iGaming Business Italy Dashboard, in partnership with Ficom Leisure, reveals that after ending last year on a low, the Italian igaming market rebounded sharply in January thanks largely to the recovery of the sports betting vertical.
French sportsbook solutions provider Sportnco started life as the B2B subsidiary of France Pari, but has rapidly outgrown its home market. With Spain set to become the supplier’s largest market by the end of the year, CEO Hervé Schlosser is now targeting expansion in the US and Latin America.
If founding a startup is fraught with risk, how much higher are the stakes for one trying to make it in the gaming industry? The brains behind an innovative new betting app gives iGamingBusiness.com his inside view
Lucy Buckley has moved on from Inspired Entertainment, where she rose from doing the supplier’s PR to running its interactive division. As Nektan’s new chief executive explains why she believes the supplier is set for a stellar year
The first day’s panels at ICE VOX 2019 saw speakers talk up the need for cooperation between operators and regulators if the industry is to survive in the face of increasing regulatory pressure and worsening public opinion. Speakers also highlighted the importance of clarity on issues such as the Department of Justice’s reinterpretation of the Wire Act and what is expected of operators when it comes to player protection.
While regulators have been clamping down on igaming operators left, right and centre for advertising infractions, it seems everyone is turning a blind eye when it comes to the National Lottery. Phil Blackwell reports
With regulated US betting and gaming in its infancy, players searching for odds and information have helped affiliates and media sites lead the way in online search rankings, with the likes of CBS Sports and ESPN among the most-returned sites.