While casinos may not yet exist in Japan, what does the gaming market look like now? Natalie Meyer, founder and chief executive of cultural insight agency Tokyoesque, provides a breakdown on the current size and perception of the country's gambling industry.
Predictions games are emerging as a useful way for sports betting operators to acquire customers in regulated or soon-to-regulate markets across the US. SportCaller is at the forefront of this movement, and digital performance director Paddy McDermott believes free-to-play sports games may finally be rising to prominence.
Bettor Faster and Bet Blocks founders Jonny Robb and Nilesh Mistry have established GamblingStartup.Ventures, in a bid to connect early-stage gambling businesses around the world. Here, we meet some of the teams looking to revolutionise the way punters play.
Social casino studio KamaGames has reported a 33% increase in revenue for 2018, with the Pokerist operator crediting its focus on personalised promotional campaigns and efforts to improve player retention as key drivers of growth.
California-based National Basketball Association (NBA) side the Sacramento Kings is to launch a new in-stadium lounge where players can play a virtual currency predictive betting game, powered by betting and fantasy sports solutions provider Swish Analytics.
Plaor, a wholly-owned subsidiary of vertical interest social media network CrowdGather, has acquired exclusive rights to various games from slot game design studio Lightening Box Games and casino and gaming solutions provider MultiSlot.
Gambling-focused crowd-funding and sourcing platform GamCrowd has entered into a partnership with risk management and mitigation services provider Centurion Solutions to invest a fund of up to £5 million (€6 million/$8.3 million) into start-ups on the GamCrowd platform.
Sales-tracking company the NPD Group has cited growth in physical and digital video gaming as the reasons behind significant year-on-year growth in the amount US consumers spent on games during the third quarter of 2013.
iGaming Business filmed all the panels and sessions from the iGaming Executive Conference which includes opportunities in Africa, why the brain likes games, how to do major deals in Asia, recent M&A analysis, a cashless society, and eSports.