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Relte Stephen Schutte, analyst at Markit, says a lack of growth is the main driving force behind the consolidation among UK bookmakers. Ladbrokes recently announced the acquisition of competitor Coral, which would form the largest high-street bookmaker in the UK - Ladbrokes Coral. The deal will sees underlying earnings of the combined entity nearing £400mln. This will lift Ladbrokes ahead of William Hill to be largest high street book maker in the UK.
380 postponed matches in 15 countries, all believed to be the work of the international mafia. The biggest betting scandal in soccer history is shaking the sporting world and the betting market - a sector estimated to be worth 8 billion euros in Germany alone. Read more: http://www.dw.de/program/made-in-germany/s-3066-9798
(www.abndigital.com) The gambling industry is big business in South Africa. The industry generates about 15 billion rand per year. Of this figure, Gauteng based gambling establishments are responsible for almost half, making some 605 million per month. ABN's Lionel Skink speaks with Derick Auret, Chief Executive of the Casino Association of South Africa; Ndanduleni Makhari, Acting CEO of the Guateng Gambling Board; Dr Stephen Rule, Research consultant with Fresh Thinking.
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A pause in the merger melee within the gambling sector gives Bradley Gerrard an opportunity to look at how the deals stack up
Investors are bullish on the prospects of the gaming sector in the country as gross gaming revenue is expected to go up by 7 percent this year. This report tells us PAGCOR has also given the green light for a $500 million resort in Cebu City. - Business Nightly, ANC, March 21, 2017
Online gambling as a sector was worth €6 bn in 2008 but by 2013 this figure is expected to double. It's a rapidly growing part of the wider gambling industry, which is worth around €80 bn and employs hundreds of thousands of people. However, at the moment online gambling is regulated largely at Member State level, with different rules and barriers for entry applying in different countries. Nevertheless, the European Commission released a green paper earlier in 2011 focusing on future regulatory developments in this sector and the European parliament has recently responded to the Commission with its own report on how to support this burgeoning industry.
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http://www.rightcasino.com/news/mark-griffiths-gambling-policy/?utm_source=Social&utm_medium=Organic&utm_campaign=SocialYouTube In the penultimate part of Right Casino's interview with Dr Mark Griffiths, we look at the status of gambling legislation in Britain. Dr Griffiths explains that Britain has historically shown a liberal attitude towards gambling and suggests about how government policies could be updated to ensure a healthier, fairer gaming sector in the future. In general, Dr Griffiths is positive about the status of gambling in British legislation over the last two decades, noting a clear tends towards "liberalisation and deregulation." However, he is less complementary of recent efforts to curb particular gambling practices. For instance, he notes the contradiction in heavil...
Geoff Freeman of American Gaming Association explains why the persisting slump of Macau’s gambling industry is just a part of its growing pains. For more: http://calvinayre.com/2016/07/15/casino/geoff-freeman-macau-gambling-industry-is-still-in-its-early-stages-of-its-evolution-sr-video/ Connect with us: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/calvinayrenews Twitter: https://twitter.com/CalvinAyreNews LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/calvinayre.com Google+: https://plus.google.com/+CalvinAyreNews