News analysis

  • article
    1 April 2012

    At KPMG’s second Online Gaming Summit on Isle of Man in November 2011, there were several sessions that addressed the direction in which the online gaming sector is currently headed, with some analysis on what this is likely to mean for both operators and regulators. Items that provoked the most discussion were: the long heralded day of mobile and how this is being delivered, the impact of the cloud and how gaming is likely to be taxed in the future. Some eye-watering statistics on the impact of austerity measures in the eurozone were also delivered, and this is something that operators will need to take account of in their business planning for approximately the next three years.

  • article
    2 March 2012

    Joseph Kelly and Frank Catania explain why a patchwork of regulation is better than no Internet gambling regulation at all

  • article
    17 February 2012

    The growth in mobile internet presents a golden opportunity for gaming companies to launch new mobile-focused services and engage connected users with offers and promotions while they’re on the move. Partnering with trusted technology experts means the gaming industry can use SMS in innovative ways to promote services, gain users and grow revenue, says Oisin Lunny, Senior market development manager at OpenMarket.

  • article
    15 February 2012

    There has been a noticeable and dramatic increase of in-play betting content in recent years. It is now expected that there will be over 100 in-play markets offered for any major football match. For operators competing in this dynamic market, the questions being asked to the technology directors and chief operating officers is: what comes next, how much, and what do we need to do to maintain momentum and market share? Will Slater, founder of sportsbook software specialist Geneity, reports.

     

  • article
    3 February 2012

    With the London Olympics looming large on the horizon this Summer, Nicky Senyard, chief executive of affiliate management specialist Income Access, explains how operators and affiliates can make the most of the biggest sports event in the world. 

  • article
    10 January 2012

    Social media is no longer experimental, it’s fundamental, says igaming consultant Aideen Shortt.

  • article
    11 October 2011

    Global Gaming Outlook, PricewaterhouseCoopers’ (PwC) latest study, assesses the current and future trends and revenue growth in the land-based casino and online gambling markets over the short-term period to 2015. Here, PwC kindly provides iGaming Business with an excerpt addressing the eastern and digital migration of a new global gaming landscape that will become dominated by Asia. 

  • article
    12 July 2011

    As innovation and consumer expectations develop the mobile market, operators cannot afford to relax their efforts in 2012, says Per Lillie of mobile betting specialist Mobenga

  • article
    12 March 2011

    Neil Fairweather of Latitude Digital Marketing provides an insight into the role of direct marketing in an increasingly mobile gaming industry

  • article
    12 March 2011

    As mobile usage, channels and interfaces explode, it becomes ever more likely that hand-held devices will become the key to future transactions. But Nick Mothershaw, Director of Identity and Fraud at Experian, says the online gaming sector’s success also hinges on ensuring fast and secure access to personal data to keep customers engaged. 

  • article
    12 January 2011

    As all things social gather increasing momentum across online gaming, Michael Katz of Sociarati Media assesses the strategies for operators looking to execute a social media plan in 2012.

     

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