Insights & Analysis

Drivers for mergers and acquisitions in European gambling range from a need to create “super affiliates” to a weak UK currency, all compounded by North American money looking for a home, lawyers...
The Belgian arm of the global supermarket giant Carrefour has come under fire for handing out tokens to customers that can be used on slot machines operated in their outlets.
A powerful turnaround year in 2016 for Philippine integrated resort Solaire Resort & Casino has offered further evidence of the strength of the Philippine domestic market and exploitation of...
New Hampshire Senate backs casino bill; Argentina’s casino staff set a date for strike action; and Trinidad MPs ask for more time to review gambling legislation.
The influential speaker of the West Virginia House of Delegates has come out against a newly-introduced internet gambling bill, a move which makes passage of that measure unlikely this year,...
The Seneca Nation of Indians are set to end casino payments to New York’s state government, citing the end of their revenue-sharing obligations under a 2002 tribal gaming compact.
PokerStars owner Amaya expects sports betting to account for just 3 percent of group revenue in 2017, positioning the vertical as a “customer acquisition channel” for its more lucrative online...
Totalizator Sportowy, Poland’s national lottery behemoth, has selected Olgierd Cieślik as its new chief executive, handing him the task of squaring its new slot machine operations and its online...
The Philippines' central and regional online gaming regulators are negotiating an agreement to end confusion over jurisdictional boundaries and operational exemptions amid widespread operator non...
Iowa lawmakers have passed a bill to make certain records submitted to the state’s gaming regulators confidential, after a competing tribal casino operator in Michigan asked for privileged audit...
Amaya, the owner of PokerStars and Full Tilt, anticipates its expansion into online casino games to deliver another year of strong revenue growth in 2017, despite potentially having to pull out of...
Two bills calling for the legalization of daily fantasy sports in Texas are encountering pushback from a new coalition which hopes to go national in opposing the expansion of companies such as...
After a decade-long run of uninterrupted growth, the introduction of a player winnings tax has pushed Panama’s gaming sector into a new era of decline.
A former gambling minister has told bookmakers to expect the UK government to use the “precautionary principle” as a justification for taking “radical measures” to rein in controversial fixed-odds...
An updated online gaming law is set to pass the Australian parliament after senators on Tuesday attached a ban on wagering companies offering credit to customers, affirmed prohibitions on online...
Tax increases heaped on already high burdens, a looming smoking ban and faltering demand from Turkey, the country’s key source of foreign players, is challenging the status quo both in Tbilisi and...

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