Events & Reports

Is Sweden’s iGaming Market Poised to Grow?

Is Sweden’s iGaming Market Poised to Grow?

The online gambling market has been growing at an exponential rate across Europe. And the need for new regulations has increased with that. Pressured by the European Commission, a number of member states have introduced new iGaming regulatory frameworks over the past decade or so. In most cases, the new […]

by · January 23, 2017 · Events & Reports
Trump Election Costs Paddy Power Betfair £5 Million

Trump Election Costs Paddy Power Betfair £5 Million

Gambling operator Paddy Power Betfair today posted a trading update for the three months and the year ended December 31, 2016. The company highlighted revenue increase despite bettor-friendly results and certain “weakness” in its online gaming performance during the fourth quarter of the year. Revenue for the three months ended […]

by · January 23, 2017 · Events & Reports
Consolidation – What Does the Future Hold for the iGaming Affiliate Space?

Consolidation – What Does the Future Hold for the iGaming Affiliate Space?

Merger and acquisition activity has become an important and persistent trend within the gambling industry. Some of the biggest industry names have combined their operations over the past several years in a bid to address the many challenges the gambling environment has posed to them in an effective manner. A […]

by · January 22, 2017 · Events & Reports
Czech Regulators Fail to Act against Unlicensed iGaming Operators

Czech Regulators Fail to Act against Unlicensed iGaming Operators

The Czech Republic’s new online gambling regime has so far proved to be ineffective against unlicensed iGaming operators, according to the local branch of the Transparency International (TI) non-governmental organization. The Central European country has become the latest one to regulate its gambling market to ensure compliance with EU regulatory […]

by · January 20, 2017 · Events & Reports
Macau Casino Industry Overview: 2014-2016

Macau Casino Industry Overview: 2014-2016

The first thing that pops into everyone’s mind when they hear ‘Macau’ is casinos. Lavish casinos, dozens of them, spread across the special administrative region. Some of them are true architectural masterpieces, others are more modest in appearance, but yet serving the same purpose – to appease players’ gambling tooth. […]

by · January 19, 2017 · Events & Reports
Ladbrokes Coral Full-Year Operating Profit Meets Expectations

Ladbrokes Coral Full-Year Operating Profit Meets Expectations

UK gambling operator Ladbrokes Coral Group today posted preliminary operating profit information along with information about the progress made on integration of the former Ladbrokes and Coral businesses into a single entity. The newly formed gambling company said in today’s trading statement that full-year pro-forma operating profit will likely meet […]

by · January 18, 2017 · Events & Reports
Pennsylvania Lawmakers Positive about iGaming Legalization Success

Pennsylvania Lawmakers Positive about iGaming Legalization Success

Pennsylvania lawmakers have expressed confidence that online gambling will be legalized this spring as the state Legislature is gearing up for the 2017 legislative session. House and Senate legislators are set to reconvene on January 23 and it is believed that gambling expansion proponents will not be wasting time and […]

by · January 17, 2017 · Events & Reports
Virginia Lawmaker Introduces Live Poker Regulating Bill

Virginia Lawmaker Introduces Live Poker Regulating Bill

While several US states are struggling through the burdensome process of legalizing online gambling within their borders, Virginia is trying to establish clearer definitions on what is legal in terms of gambling and what is not. Virginia Sen. Louise Lucas introduced last week a new gambling bill – S 1400, […]

by · January 17, 2017 · Events & Reports
Missouri Governor’s Freeze on Regulations Could Delay Upgrades at Local Casinos

Missouri Governor’s Freeze on Regulations Could Delay Upgrades at Local Casinos

A freeze on regulations issued by Missouri’s newly sworn Governor may delay planned upgrade across state casinos, as reported by local media. Shortly after taking office last week, Gov. Eric Greitens issued an order, under which new regulations cannot be introduced by state agencies. In addition, existing rules are to […]

by · January 16, 2017 · Events & Reports
Macau Officials Welcome Opinions on Potential Casino Tax Reduction

Macau Officials Welcome Opinions on Potential Casino Tax Reduction

Macau officials will welcome discussions on the potential reduction of casino taxes, after a local scholar said last week that a change in the city’s existing taxation system will be good for the industry. Paulo Martins Chan, Director of the administrative region’s Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau, commented this weekend […]

by · January 16, 2017 · Events & Reports
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