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BetInvest: How live streaming is helping drive Quick Sports engagement

With the rise of mobile gambling, live streaming and in-play betting are anticipated to remain a major trend in 2022, according to representatives from BetInvest. Offering bettors the chance to wager on events as they unfold certainly drives engagement with sports fans. Players are no longer restricted to wagering on a game before it begins since the deadline for placing …

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Winning Post: US stats show all the signs of being over-stretched

Having reviewed the monthly revenue stats of US wagering’s current ‘big-3’ states New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Michigan. Regulus Partners warns that bonus-inflated metrics are not an effective measure to gauge the total addressable market (TAM) of a disrupted US gambling marketplace… September marks a seasonal return of US sports as well as a Northern hemisphere seasonal uplift in igaming activity. …

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Oren Cohen Shwartz: Personalisation and the paradox of choice

Personalising the player experience can help boost player loyalty and longevity, writes Delasport CEO Oren Cohen Shwartz, who explains why iGaming could learn a few lessons from companies such as Netflix when it comes to offering “a more contextual and relevant catalogue”. iGaming as a form of eCommerce is still falling behind other eCommerce companies like Amazon, Booking, Netflix, and …

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Digital Transformation: why you can’t risk getting left behind

Historically, it was innovative for casinos to have a digital transformation strategy; in today’s world it’s crucial for survival, writes Ashley-Christian Hardy – Director of Product & Design at Gaming Innovation Group (GiG). Not to get into a history lesson, but the online gaming industry has been going through digital transformation for a while. Ever since the first online casino …

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Winter judgements to re-shape Ukraine’s gambling marketplace

A make-or-break end of year beckons for Ukraine’s nascent gambling sector, as the definitive tax framework and technical amendments of the Gambling Law are scrutinised by the Verkhovna Rada.  Though sanctioned last August, the Rada’s failure to settle on the Gambling Law’s tax, licensing and technical arrangements has frustrated domestic incumbents, whilst leaving international operators in limbo with regards to …

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Paul Dent: Who is responsible for Safer Gambling?

Paul Dent: Who is responsible for Safer Gambling?

With the online gambling industry continuing to grow rapidly, Paul Dent – Gambling Therapy Manager at Gordon Moody Association (GMA) – asks who should be responsible for safer gambling measures? Recent conferences have brought together regulators, operators and organisations representing those harmed by gambling, to share views on industry safeguards, duty of care, customer controls and protections . This shows …

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Esports in a post-COVID world – can it maintain its momentum?

Esports will continue to grow beyond COVID, writes Mark Balch, VP Esports Betting Services at Bayes Esports, however we must keep an eye out for danger lurking on the horizon. To kick off the article, we should more clearly define the broad term of esports now. For betting companies, there are basically two types of esports; hardcore video game competition …

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Winning Post: Digging in the Sandbox of privacy

Last week the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) granted the Gambling Commission its phase-1 sandbox approval to proceed with its Single Customer View (SCV) project.  Despite its GDPR greenlight, Regulus Partners outlines the foreseeable challenges the Commission will face in turning its headline project into reality. Meanwhile, in Manchester, Regulus observes another think-tank ‘echo chamber’ debate on gambling’s regulatory future take …

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nanocosmos: Sitting in the front row for interactive live streaming

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nanoStream Cloud from nanocosmos has become a well known B2B live streaming solution for platform providers across the iGaming industry, especially since mobile use and games “on the go” have become increasingly important.  Offering an ultra-low latency live streaming solution that works well on mobile devices and with iOS was the starting point for nanocosmos to enter the iGaming market …

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SuperNopea and TurboVegas enjoy summer surge after timely Euro 2020 sportsbook launch

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Just before Finland’s debut in the European football championship, Spiffbet joined forces with Metric Gaming to launch a sportsbook for Finnish flagship casino SuperNopea and Swedish casino TurboVegas.  The timing was almost perfect, said Metric Gaming CEO Jim Supple and Spiffbet Head of Casino Operations Maria Boelius, who combined to discuss the summer of 2021 for sports betting with SBC …

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