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The online bingo market may have been struggling in recent years, but Playtech's investment in its bingo offering has helped create an ecosystem which is a key part of the Playtech ONE omni-channel offering.

While the betting industry slowly comes to the realisation that simply offering odds on eSports events is not enough to attract a new generation of players, Pinnacle has shot ahead in the vertical.

A number of leading US suppliers have successfully operated social casino businesses, but few have had the same level of success in creating a viable B2B product. Scientific Games is the exception.

Videoslots has been one to watch since it launched its Battle of Slots feature in late 2015. It is now evolving from a minor industry player to a company that made significant gains in 2017.

Few would have thought any emerging supplier would be capable of breaking OpenBet's dominance of the sportsbook sector, but SBTech is well on its way to doing so.

With the French government looking to raise €10bn through the sale of various state assets including FDJ, it would have been easy for these distractions to have got in the way of the National Lottery operator's priorities to invest and grow its digital business.

PokerStars Casino been live for three years, and is established as a market leader. Efforts to market the product ave barely begun, and already it is the world's largest online casino in terms of unique active players.

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