The annual mainstream media feeding frenzy sparked by Bet365's annual results, and its chief executive's pay, betrays some glaring double standards, and almost suggests there is little to be gained from more transparency, writes Scott Longley.
Tracey Crouch MP, the Minister for Sport, Tourism and Heritage in the UK, has said the country’s gambling industry must work harder to minimise gambling-related harm, claiming that “goodwill alone” will not create a more responsible market.
Mobile social casino players are more likely to pay for gaming services and features than those accessing games via the web, according to new research from marketing and customer retention software service firm Optimove.
The Latin American and Spanish social casino markets are set to generate $95.8 million (€70.4 million) in 2014, according to research by market intelligence provider SuperData and gaming website Playspace.
Betting operator Gala Coral has said that despite having recorded year-on-year growth during the 12 weeks to April 12, 2014, recently announced changes in UK gambling regulations mean that the closure of some of its shops is ‘inevitable’.
An emphasis on mobile, strong branding and social media presence have generated a strong set of interims for Paddy's. But whoever succeeds Patrick Kennedy as chief executive will have a lot to live up to, says Graham Wood.
The third and concluding part of iXP Consulting's audit of the quality online casinos' customer support teams looks at their personalisation and friendliness levels, going the extra mile and iXP's closing remarks.