Sunday, January 29, 2023


Sports bodies desperate to get back to business

Sports revenue desperate for restart
From table tennis to trotting, offbeat sports are enjoying a flurry of viewership and betting activity. For the mainstream leagues and teams however, the costs of closures are racking up - as are the calls to risk an early return.

Gambling industry grapples with global lockdown

Covid-19 lockdown coronavirus
With Covid-19 forcing workers to stay at home and almost every retail outlet to close its doors, gambling firms are turning to online revenues where they can - and government support where they can’t.

Regulation and Brexit key discussion points at KPMG Gibraltar summit

KPMG Gibraltar eSummit
The KPMG Gibraltar eSummit 2019 set its sights firmly on the future, with the 9 May event focusing on the opportunities ahead for the territory’s eGaming..

KPMG eSummit heralds a new era for gaming in Gibraltar

With its sights set firmly on the future, this year’s KPMG Gibraltar eSummit will be held at the Sunborn Hotel on Thursday 9 May with a focus on the opportunities ahead for Gibraltar’s successful eGaming and technology sectors. The eSummit, the ninth to be held in Gibraltar, draws together key movers and shakers in the eGaming industry and is...

KPMG in Gibraltar publish eSummit Report

BBi - KPGM eSummit
Following its latest eSummit in Gibraltar, KPMG has published their report online focusing on evolution and expansion in eGaming.   KPMG in Gibraltar has confirmed the release of its industry report which features a comprehensive overview of the recent eSummit. The group claims the report reflects on the key challenges and opportunities facing the industry at this pivotal time, in a climate...

Malta surmounts ‘sensationalistic’ tax scrutiny

BBi - Malta tax scrutiny
The igaming-friendly jurisdiction of Malta fought to allay its critics in May, after attracting intense media scrutiny for its competitive five percent corporation tax rate.   A snap election has secured a second term for Malta’s incumbent premier, amidst intense media scrutiny over the county’s tax policies. Joseph Muscat’s centre-left labour party won the early poll with 55 percent of the...

Executives predict new wave of gaming innovation

Betting Business - Executives predict new wave of gaming innovation
Rising regulatory costs can be stifling for innovators, but by intensifying competition and attracting new markets and alternative forms of finance, could ‘good’ regulation seriously be the root of a more innovative industry? Markets dominated by fewer larger firms have a reputation for stagnancy, yet senior executives suggest regulation and consolidation could be creating the incentives for a new wave...

Isle of Man eGaming Summit Report is published

Betting Business KPMG report
KPMG release the latest report on their first eGaming summit held in the wake of the Brexit referendum.   “A stimulating, informative and an in-depth record of a dynamic day” is how Michael Tobin, CEO and Co-Founder of Continent 8 Technologies, described the publication of the report on the latest KPMG eGaming summit. Held earlier this year at the Villa Marina in...

Experts question the place of VR and AR in gaming

Betting Business, AR, VR
Technology experts from Alea, Apple and AppReal discuss the potential of VR and AR for the iGaming markets and the lack of innovative ideas in the industry. In a lively debate at this year’s EiG expo, three tech moguls took an in-depth look at the potential for virtual and augmented reality technology in the iGaming space - and lamented the...

KPMG appointed to support RGA’s National Online Self-Exclusion Scheme

The Remote Gambling Association (RGA) has announced the appointment of KPMG to undertake a scoping study which will help to shape the development of the National Online Self-Exclusion Scheme (NOSES).   In February this year the Gambling Commission wrote to all remote gambling licence holders to inform them that it had decided that the industry should now take forward the project...

William Hill enlists KPMG for digital strategy overhaul

KPMG William Hill
Following a spate of disappointing online results, UK bookmaking giant William Hill has called in KPMG consultancy to compile a strategic review of the company’s digital and technology-based operations. The move follows a disheartening financial update in May, which saw online revenues decline by 11 percent overall, with sportsbook and gaming takings dropping by 17 percent and four percent respectively.