Wednesday, December 2, 2020

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Casinos hardest hit in COVID-19 shutdown

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Lorien Pilling, director of Global Betting and Gaming Consultants, discusses some of the conclusions from the latest edition of the company’s Global Gambling Report which suggests the international landbased casino industry could take several years to recover from the business impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

Viewpoint: Creating an unlevel playing field

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Warwick Bartlett, CEO of Global Betting and Gaming Consultants, explains that while a decision to cut the maximum stake for online slots to £2 in the UK would benefit land-based casinos in the short-term, it could well see the Treasury looking to recoup the lost revenue from other sectors of the gambling industry

Naga bets big on Chinese tourists

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NagaCorp’s plans for the $3.5bn third phase to its NagaWorld casino complex in Phnom Penh “are its most ambitious yet” explains Warwick Bartlett, CEO of..

Green light for Isle of Man’s casino amendment bill

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The crown dependency is inching closer to legislation reforms that could spearhead future growth within its casino sector. Legislation to amend existing casino regulations on the Isle of Man has been green-lit by the lower house of the island’s parliament. The proposed Casino Amendment Bill would not only allow brick-and-mortar gambling venues to relocate, but would also permit one license-holder to...

Africa leads the way in ushering in cashless era

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A number of regions on the African continent, including Kenya and Nigeria, are seeing a shift in their gaming economy towards a cashless iGaming market, propelled by the rapid expansion of mobile technology.   As the Kenyan government toughened its restrictions on the importation of gaming machines, players in the country were quietly welcoming the country’s first mobile casino app, allowing...

Is a Post-Trump liberalisation of US gaming a sure bet?

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With a former casino owner in the White House it would be tempting to start celebrating the imminent liberalisation of US gaming laws, but Global Betting and Gaming Consultants CEO Warwick Bartlett warns that this is far from a foregone conclusion. It is hard to believe that a candidate for president of the United States has previously owned casinos in...

Global Betting and Gaming Consultants – Betting: the global state of play

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As another summer of sports starts, with both the Euro 2016 football championships and Olympic Games to look forward to, Lorien Pilling, director of Global Betting and Gaming Consultants (GBGC), gives an update on the state of play within the global betting sector based on insights from its annual Global Gaming Report.   “Based on research for the new, 11th edition...

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