News analysis

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    1 September 2016

    Fresh from Black Hat USA and Defcon 24, iGB’s Technical Editor Justin Bellinger brings you the latest updates from the world of cyber security, which include some interesting insights and worrying trends revealed to the attendees at the Las Vegas events. First however he takes a look at the latest exploits, hacks and patches currently doing the rounds.

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    1 September 2016

    Martyn Dorey, Investment Actuary and Managing Director of Dorey Financial Modelling, discusses why we should all be spending more time out of port.

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    1 September 2016

    Aimed at ensuring the Gambling Commission’s largest licensees are pursuing licensing objectives effectively, 44 submitted annual assurance statements for the first time earlier this year. However, it’s clear that participants have more work to do if they are to provide full and satisfactory responses next time around, writes Bahar Alaeddini of Harris Hagan.

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    1 September 2016

    On 9 August, New Jersey lost its appeal against a federal court decision that its partial repeal of the law prohibiting sports betting amounted to an authorization prohibited under PASPA. David Schollenberger, Partner and Head of Gaming and Leisure, Healys LLP, looks at what this setback means for US sports betting.

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    1 September 2016

    iGB’s legal editor Steve Ketteley and his team at Wiggin LLP mark the magazine’s milestone 100th issue with a look back at the main legal and regulatory developments since its launch back in 2002.

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    1 September 2016

    The Gaming Commission recently set out its latest thinking and invited respondents’ views on emerging issues associated with virtual currencies, eSports and social gaming. David Clifton, Director, Clifton Davies Consultancy Limited, maps out the GC’s current position for iGaming Business.

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    1 September 2016

    CS:GO developer Valve has now issued cease-and-desist letters to sites which have blurred the line between virtual and real-money by offering skins betting, but with an estimated $7 billion set to be wagered this year, this unregulated market is not about to go down without a fight, writes consultant Christina Thakor-Rankin of 1710 Gaming

  • article
    1 September 2016

    For our 100th edition of iGaming Business, iGB’s technical editor Justin Bellinger takes a look at how technology, and our use of it, has changed since issue one rolled off the presses in 2002.

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    1 September 2016

    To mark iGaming Business reaching its 100th issue milestone, we asked Pinnacle’s Marketing Director Harry Lang to provide his top 5 most significant marketing-related developments or events since the magazine launched back in 2002.

  • article
    1 September 2016

    Offering in-play betting on eSports is seen as a natural next step for operators, but as Scott Longley finds out, there’s a number of important issues that necessitate a cautious approach on their behalf when it comes to realising the opportunity.

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    Questions have been asked about how bookies got it wrong on Brexit. But they certainly weren’t alone, points out Christina Thakor-Rankin of 1710 Gaming.

  • article
    31 August 2016

    With the Brexit vote adding momentum to the impetus for M&A in the industry, David Schollenberger of law firm Healys runs through the due diligence process for igaming companies.

  • article
    30 August 2016

    There are still challenges to overcome, but the iGaming space is rapidly developing an infrastructure which will allow for fuller bitcoin integration, says CoinGaming CEO Tim Heath.

  • article
    29 August 2016

    In Part Two of the ‘Industry vs affiliates showdown’ series, David Donaldson from Blueclaw Media interviews leading sportsbook affiliate Andy Clark, from Thatsagoal.com, about key trends in the marketplace.

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    Norayr Yesayan of Fantasy Sports Solutions says Europe provides a huge but largely untapped market for the daily fantasy games that have taken the US by storm.

  • article
    24 August 2016

    Mediatech Solutions executive director Daniel Graetzer looks at the technical and knowledge infrastructure needed to make the most of the opportunities opening up in Latin America.

  • article
    24 August 2016

    In Part One of our new series, David Donaldson from Blueclaw Media interviews leading bingo affiliate Tom Jones, from Bingosites.uk, about key trends in the marketplace.

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    23 August 2016

    Millennials are fast turning into the dominant consumer group, but sportsbooks are finding it hard to tap into this increasingly key revenue stream, says BtoBet's CMO Sabrina Solda.

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    18 August 2016

    The acquisition of Playtika by the Shanghai Giant Network Technology for US$4.4bn shows that the social gaming sector is a serious, cash generative business. But the deal also has repercussions for the sector as a whole, writes Joanne Chrisite.

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    Skin betting drives the majority of esports' profits but is highly controversial. Recent events have shone a light on a murky world of unregulated gambling and conflicted personalities.  

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