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The economy in 2021: the boom is coming

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While a full recovery from the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic will take time, Warwick Bartlett, director of Global Betting and Gaming Consultants, suggests there is significant pent-up demand for gambling, with casino resorts likely to be among the key beneficiaries as holiday-starved tourists begin travelling again.

McArthur parked: UK regulator plays down black market threat only weeks before his exit

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UK Gambling Commission CEO Neil McArthur may have stepped down but just before his resignation he remained resistent to the findings of a PwC report, which revealed the UK’s black market had almost doubled in size. It was, he contended, “not consistent with the intelligence picture”.

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

A new power: Online now dominant force in UK gaming

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Its debut appearance on the regulator’s books and online gaming is already claiming the lion’s share of the UK market. With this rapidly rising sector now controlling a 33 percent stake - and expanding the overall industry by one fifth - is the British model setting the course?   Online gambling has broken the mould in 2016 by becoming the largest...

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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