Happy Friday igaming people! First slightly shorter Diary this week: problem gambling, is it too late for the UK sector? Brazil looks set to regulate its gambling sector, mafia bosses will be happy and offensive marketing - just bants, innit!
Welcome to the Social Gaming and Sports Betting Report 2016. This report looks into the evolution of the social casino vertical and assesses how the sports betting sector has moved on from its first unsuccessful forays into social media.
The UK's vote to leave the European Union has raised concerns over the impact this could have on UK companies working in EU gambling markets, notably Italy's, according to Giulio Coraggio, partner at law firm DLA Piper's Rome office.
IBIS Capital published its 2015 review of the global gaming market this month. The research focuses on video, social and other mainstream games and includes case studies on esports and the monetisaiton of social and mobile games.