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Why did Shay Segev quit Entain?

Entain CEO Shay Segev handed in his notice just days after MGM outlined its £8bn bid approach and is set for a bumper payday from [...]

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Leigh Nissim

A month is a short time in the gambling sector

Future Anthem chief executive Leigh Nissim believes the pace of change in the sector has just shot up a level.

What a month, what a year! [...]

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Bingo360: Affiliates predict lockdown players will stay

Don’t shout about it when the politicos are around but bingo is undergoing a renaissance during lockdown that might endure beyond Covid-19

Just before the Covid-19 [...]

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Will DraftKings provide a model for US M&A?

DraftKings’ merger with SBTech has been hit by a cyber attack and the closure of sports across the US but managed to close last week. [...]

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Double standards in the UK iGaming debate

UK bookmakers were several steps ahead of their critics in their response to the Covid-19 crisis.

The UK’s larger bookmakers and online gambling companies have thus [...]

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Online Gaming

Lockdown figures make the case for increased online gaming

The phenomenal iGaming revenue figures released by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement last week tell a story that is repeated across the globe

New [...]

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Covid-19: Turning short-term threat into long-term opportunity

It is very difficult to talk about opportunity when people’s jobs and lives are at risk, writes Steve Hoare, but the betting and gaming industry [...]

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A very bad week for UK gaming and how to make it better

The UK betting and gaming industry is making the same old mistakes. Will it lose online slot machines in the same way it lost fixed [...]

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Teddy Sagi leaves Playtech a living legend

From Ladbrokes Coral to William Hill to bet365 and Paddy Power, Teddy Sagi’s influence on the growth of the online gaming industry has been enormous.
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Why this was bet365’s most significant statement yet

Another bet365 annual report is published and it is another good year for the world’s leading sports betting operator. So far, so prosaic. But behind [...]

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Making sense of the post-PASPA landscape

A lot of people have had a lot to say about sports betting in the US this week. Gaming Intelligence tries to find a voice [...]

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ICE hands critics another stick to beat the gambling industry with

The annual gathering of the gaming industry at the ICE Totally Gaming expo in London this week drew widespread criticism for the way women were [...]

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