Five Fearless Gambling Industry Predictions for 2016

The igaming industry saw plenty of change take place over 2015. Between big deal mergers and acquisitions; and regulatory changes across the globe, the business is in a state of constant flux. That state of never-ending change isn't enough, however, to prevent us from making a few, bold predictions about what's coming down the line…

Hackers Focus DDoS Attacks on Online Gambling Sites

Hackers are increasingly targeting online gambling sites with distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks that could potentially cost big bucks in lost business. Even worse, these DDoS attacks are incredibly cheap to mount, making them a problem the industry will be dealing with more and more in the years to come. Though many (maybe even…

Half the Planet Can Legally Enjoy Online Gambling

Gamblers in about half the countries on the planet have access to regulated online gambling in one form or another. That's the conclusion from a new study by Key to Casino, an online gambling research firm. Key to Casino's exhaustive shows that 60 of the 196 countries in the world allow their citizens to engage…

Google Beta Testing Social Casino Advertising

Google is softening its stance on internet gambling advertising by allowing social casinos access to AdWords. The new policy will be undergoing a beta stage beginning in March. Social casinos who opt to go with AdWords will have full access to all of Google's advertising platforms across search, mobile, YouTube and apps. These ads will…

US Online Gambling: What’s the Problem?

When the prospect of legal, US online gambling showed up under the Christmas tree back in 2011, operators and affiliates rejoiced. After all, the newly liberated American igaming market was supposed to mean piles of new players for everyone involved. Well, that was then and this is now. Since the DOJ unlocked the doors to…