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Guestblog by Wim van der Duin: the Remote Gaming Law

Guestblog by Wim van der Duin: the Remote Gaming Law

Door Wim van der Duin Na de uitspraken van het Hof van Justitie in de zaken Ladbrokes en Betfair kon  met enige voorzichtigheid  worden  gesteld dat het Nederlandse kansspelstelsel Europaproof was. Met de nieuwe wet ‘Kansspelen op   afstand’ is dat niet meer zo zeker. Loterijproducten kunnen niet van de regulering worden uitgezonderd. Het open stelsel voor de online vergunningen maakt[Read More…]

Remote gaming update: Q1  2017 should be highly informative– by Dr Alan Littler, Kalff Katz & Franssen Attorneys at Law, Amsterdam

Remote gaming update: Q1  2017 should be highly informative– by Dr Alan Littler, Kalff Katz & Franssen Attorneys at Law, Amsterdam

  ”Until the new licensing regime is in place, it’ll be a game of cat and mouse, albeit one in slow motion”   As is widely known the Gaming Authority announced on 1 December 2016 that, as of 1 January 2017, it will amend its enforcement policy. Essentially, the news boils down to the fact that operators who are offering[Read More…]

Guestblog: Marketing Discussion: Are bookmakers guilty of being short-sighted? By Graham Carrick

Guestblog: Marketing Discussion: Are bookmakers guilty of being short-sighted? By Graham Carrick

by Graham Carrick CEO & Co-Founder at RunLastMan.com From speaking to most large bookmakers on their online offering, their two most critical areas are customer acquisition and customer retention. At RunLastMan.com we are not a traditional bookmaker in that we enable social groups to bet but we do have a gambling license as regulated by the Gambling Commission. From our position,[Read More…]

Guestblog by Michael Auer: Personalized Behavioral Feedback for Online Gamblers: A Real World Empirical Study

Guestblog by Michael Auer: Personalized Behavioral Feedback for Online Gamblers: A Real World Empirical Study

Guestblog by Michael Auer Gambling is a fun leisure acivity for the majority of players. However a small number of players can run into problems. With behavioural tracking patterns which are indicative of risky gambling can be detected at a very early stage. Regulators are increasingly acknowleding these possibilites and the necessity of targeted customer interaction. But what should operators[Read More…]

10 Betting & Gaming predictions for the next 3+ years. Guestblog by Liam Casey.

10 Betting & Gaming predictions for the next 3+ years. Guestblog by Liam Casey.

Guestblog by Liam Casey I wrote a post nearly 5 years ago that gave some predictions around some of the areas where there would be growth in the betting & gaming industry. The summary from 5 years ago? Operators would need to focus on real-time delivery of a data-based customer experience. That there would be a huge focus on Operators focusing on[Read More…]

Regulus Partners: Time for Gambling to wise up. Guestblog by Dan Waugh

Regulus Partners: Time for Gambling to wise up. Guestblog by Dan Waugh

Alan Alda once said: “Be as smart as you can, but remember that it is always better to be wise than to be smart”. Ingenuity may have fuelled the growth of the gambling industry in recent years but wisdom has often been in short supply. As the ICE expo – pantheon of gambling smarts – prepares to hit London, Dan[Read More…]

As a gambling addict you never suffer alone – Guestblog by Addiction Expert Feite Hofman

As a gambling addict you never suffer alone – Guestblog by Addiction Expert Feite Hofman

As a gambling addict you never suffer alone. Last week The Volkskrant, a national newspaper,  published the latest figures about gambling addiction. In the Netherlands we count 80.000 problematic gamblers and 100.000 gamblers at risk. News, and everyone jumped to it. Chairman of the Branch organization VAN Frits Huffnagel rushed to state that “the risk at addiction shouldn’t be exaggerated.[Read More…]

‘Shift Happens’ about the Digital Revolution in Lotteries, by Neil Brocklehurst

‘Shift Happens’ about the Digital Revolution in Lotteries, by Neil Brocklehurst

By Neil Brocklehurst, Director at Camelot Global We are in the midst of a digital revolution. This revolution stretches beyond the boundaries of technology – your organisation, its culture, and processes are all impacted by it. For a heavily regulated industry which has barely needed to change its core product offering for decades, this change can be daunting. In the[Read More…]

Why Slot Developers Should Stick to Cherries, Sevens and Bars : CalvinAyre.com

Why Slot Developers Should Stick to Cherries, Sevens and Bars : CalvinAyre.com

This is a guest contribution by Martin van Geest, Editor in Chief of MeneerCasino.com for CalvinAyre. I love gambling. I’ve been playing slot machines since I was six years old (seriously). But lately, I’ve been afraid that I’m committing a terrible sin by playing some of my favorite slot games. The people who’ve developed those slots are even more guilty. Our[Read More…]

“Also in the Gaming Industry, It’s All About Knowing Your Customers ” Says Martijn de Boer of CDDN – Guestblog

“Also in the Gaming Industry, It’s All About Knowing Your Customers ” Says Martijn de Boer of CDDN – Guestblog

By Martijn de Boer Is your data up to date and privacy proof? | Thought leader at CDDN | Founder | Privacy and Consumer “It’s all about knowing your customers.” The perfect opportunity for a night out’, reads a familiar slogan of Holland Casino. Nowadays, however, the reality is that many people stay in and gamble online instead of heading[Read More…]