A cultural shift in the industry has seen operators look to ramp up their responsible gaming controls, with many bringing in external help to do so, writes Daniel O’Boyle. But can external consultants really play a role in changing company culture?
University of Nevada’s International Gaming Institute's Bo Bernhard has been on the front line of efforts to understand problem gambling for 25 years. He tells Robin Harrison how a small, underfunded area of research has evolved into an issue debated across the industry
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.
Happy Friday igamers! This week we do the sums on where good causes money is going in Ireland, ponder an odd image and say farewell to the man who threw the industry into disarray with his reinterpretation of the Wire Act.
This week we dig deep into the real and fictional pasts of those in the news of late, applaud a politician who can see past the lottery monopoly agenda and consider the FT’s message of doom for the industry
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
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
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.
Betting on Football, the one-day conference organised by SBC Events, has a new date – Thursday 10th September in order to allow even greater networking opportunities between the sport and the betting industry.
People wanting to attend September's Betting on Football conference at The Emirates have until the end of next week to pick up tickets at half-price early bird rate. Tickets are currently available for a bargain £147.59 (+VAT) and includes access to the evening networking drinks, sponsored by TXODDS.
The European Gaming & Betting Association (EGBA) has endorsed a publication by the European Commission (EC) of the recommendation for the protection of consumers partaking in online gambling within the European Union (EU).
Deloitte and the Association of British Bookmakers have teamed up to produce the second edition of 'The full picture - Second edition | Measuring the economic contribution of the British betting industry'.