Operators have long fought to attract a fraction of console gaming’s huge audience but the growing popularity of electronic sports (eSports) could finally help bring a wider audience to social and real-money gaming

Full Tilt managing director Dominic Mansour highlights the problems faced by casual online poker players and the steps being taken by Full Tilt to once again make the game fun for everyone.

Around 18 months into a major turnaround of the business, mybet chief executive Sven Ivo Brinck abruptly announced his departure. Gaming Intelligence talks to the outgoing CEO about this remarkable state of affairs.

Gaming Intelligence interviewed an ebullient Sean Ryan, the VP of platform partnerships at Facebook, in a near-empty hall at the end of a long day at the World Gaming Executive Summit in Barcelona. His words of wisdom are worth hearing so here they are for a wider audience.

Playtech and OpenBet may have been the early movers in developing their omni-channel offerings, but competitors such as Inspired and Scientific Games are emerging alongside smaller companies hoping their cutting-edge technology will help them carve out a niche in this emerging market.

Poker has been in decline for the best part of a decade. Even its most successful operator is looking at other verticals to increase profitability. Is it possible to reverse the decline?