The Italians' love affair with online poker and sports betting may not be as intense as it was in the early days but there is no suspicion yet that the relationship is souring. Gone are the double digit percentage monthly increases but spending on poker continued to rise in February as did the amount staked on sports betting. However whilst growth is definitely slowing, it is clear that the market is consolidating at an ever faster rate as just three or four operators command the majority of the market for each product.



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