Reports

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    29 October 2013

    The World Lottery Organisation (WLO) reported quarterly global lottery figures in June 2013, and found that, globally, there was only a 0.5% aggregate increase, with mixed fortunes across the globe.

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    17 October 2013

    Mobile gaming and commerce has to a large extent taken root in developed/mature markets in Europe or the US, as users become increasingly familiar with carrying out daily tasks, including payments, on their mobiles. Africa however has not had the Internet push experienced by the US and Europe these past 15 years and  in many African countries the mobile is often the only gateway to the web, thus offering great opportunities for m-commerce companies.  

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    17 October 2013

    Possibly even more so than on the internet, payments are the key to success for mobile gambling companies. In this extract from the Mobile Report she wrote for iGaming Business, Aideen Shortt provides an introduction to the payment options available to mgaming firms and looks at the size of an m-commerce market which looks likely to grow massively in the next few years.

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    29 August 2013

    How do alternative and mobile payment methods stack up in terms of security against traditional payment methods? They are often pitched as a safer option than card transactions, but fraudsters are increasingly turning their attention to these methods.

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    29 August 2013

    Prepaid, direct debit, real-time bank transfer, there is no standard definition of an alternative payment is. For the purpose of this report, it is any non-card payment type but the alternatives to standard credit card payments are vast comprise a large variety of schemes.

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    28 August 2013

    Asia is both tech-savvy and very poor, the two features thus offering great opportunities for mobile payments and financial services providers. In Africa m-payment services are very rudimentary but they are also flourishing and mobiles are a lifeline to many poverty-stricken Africans who wouldn’t otherwise have any access to financial services of any sort.