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Sponsorreport: Voorgestelde 29% is ‘Kansloos’ – door Ad Maatjens

Sponsorreport: Voorgestelde 29% is ‘Kansloos’ – door Ad Maatjens

Kansloos Beste vakgenoot, Hoe kun je een markt die nog open moet gaan direct de nek om draaien? Natuurlijk door de wetgeving daarover zo lang te traineren dat iedereen uit zichzelf spontaan afhaakt. Een andere is om de regels dusdanig te maken dat potentiële nieuwe aanbieders wel gek zijn om die markt te betreden. Iedereen snapt dat ik het over[Read More…]

Mark Davies (2015 GIH Keynote speaker) : Op-ed for The Spectator: ‘the new match-fixing claims could rock the world of tennis’

Mark Davies (2015 GIH Keynote speaker) : Op-ed for The Spectator: ‘the new match-fixing claims could rock the world of tennis’

The world’s tennis elite is up in arms. Roger Federer wants to see proof, demanding that the people behind “allegations that match-fixing is rife” should name names.  Andy Murray has criticised the practice of betting companies sponsoring tournaments. And Murray’s former coach Mark Petchey thinks that betting on lower-grade tournaments should be outlawed – although it isn’t clear how he proposes to enforce that[Read More…]

European Parliament adopts Digital Single Market report, focusing on EU digital leadership and innovation –  EGBA supportive :

European Parliament adopts Digital Single Market report, focusing on EU digital leadership and innovation – EGBA supportive :

Today, the European Parliament adopted its Digital Single Market report, calling for the EU to become a leader in the digital economy, fostering jobs, innovation and consumer welfare. The Parliament asks the European Commission to deliver concrete proposals to improve the functioning of the Digital Market. Maarten Haijer, Secretary General of EGBA, concluded: “We applaud that both the European Parliament[Read More…]

LONDON AFFILIATE CONFERENCE CELEBRATES 10TH ANNIVERSARY

LONDON AFFILIATE CONFERENCE CELEBRATES 10TH ANNIVERSARY

The London Affiliate Conference is set to reach new high as it celebrate its 10th anniversary. On its tenth edition, the 2016 London Affiliate Conference on February 4th to 7th, will be chock full of four days of conferences, themed exhibitions and specialized networking events. With over 4,000 people expected to attend the London Affiliate Conference, you will have plenty[Read More…]

Meet GVC, the new owners of Bwin.Party

Meet GVC, the new owners of Bwin.Party

Betting firm boss Kenny Alexander likes a flutter on the horses and footballm but don’t bet against him achieving his aim of a FTSE 100 listing, writes Ben Martin Kenny Alexander, chief executive of GVC Photo: David Rose, Telegraph Media Group Walk into Kenny Alexander’s office, and it is immediately obvious the boss of betting company GVC is a gambling[Read More…]

Global eSports numbers on the Rise

Global eSports numbers on the Rise

The number of U.S. gamers who watch esports has grown 100 percent over two years, according to a national study by market researcher Frank N. Magid Associates. The study showed that fans are into watching competitive video games such as the online strategy games League of Legends and Dota 2, team shooter Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, and card-battler Hearthstone. Esports has been[Read More…]

Council of Europe – NetNeutrality guidelines “No blocking, slowing down, degrading or discriminating of internet traffic”

Council of Europe – NetNeutrality guidelines “No blocking, slowing down, degrading or discriminating of internet traffic”

The Council of Europe has approved and published strong net neutrality guidelines following a meeting in Strasbourg Wednesday. The guidelines are not legally binding but will almost certainly result in legislation that follows its lead being passed across Europe. The council is separate from the European Union, but it is influential, being made up of foreign ministers and other politicians[Read More…]

The Biggest Powerball Jackpot Ever: The Odds and Where the Money Goes – The New York Times

The Biggest Powerball Jackpot Ever: The Odds and Where the Money Goes – The New York Times

News flash: Your chances of winning the Powerball jackpot are not great — just one in 292.2 million. Still, with the next drawing scheduled for Wednesday at 10:59 p.m. Eastern time, ticket sales are going through the roof around the country. Below is a list of questions on who, besides jackpot winners, stands to gain from the record-breaking lottery and[Read More…]