Tag Archives: Italy
- Italy mulls sports betting tax hike; Paddy Power gives Italy the boot
October 19, 2017
Italy’s sports betting operators could face higher taxes on both land-based and online operations if legislators get their way. Nothing is carved in stone, but early drafts of Italy’s 2018 national budget suggest sports betting tax hikes are in the works. The proposals would see land-based betting taxes raised one...
- Telsey: IGT, Sci Games lottery biz may face headwinds in Italy
Global gaming equipment manufacturers International Game Technology Plc (IGT) and Scientific Games Corp must brace for headwinds as a result of the political developments in Italy. GGRAsia reported that the two gaming companies must embrace volatility caused by the proposed extension of an Italian government-issued lottery scratch-card concessions. Equity research...
- Planetwin365 crowned Italy’s new online sports betting king
October 10, 2017
Italy has a new online sports betting market leader, as Planetwin365 finally dethroned longtime champion Bet365. Figures published by Italian gaming news outlet Agimeg.it indicate that the Austria-based SKS365 Group’s Planetwin365 brand captured 14.9% of Italy’s online sports betting market in the month of September, eclipsing perennial frontrunner Bet365, which...
- Unique stop in Italy on Btobet’s Technifying iGaming Tour 2017
October 5, 2017
Italy is the second biggest regulated market in Europe and is ready to become ever more competitive for the awaited release of 120 new online licenses and also for some new emerging trends. In August 2017, Sports betting showed an increasing trend towards mobile with +89% growth compared to 2016...
- Italian senator wants to prevent EU online poker liquidity sharing
October 3, 2017
Plans for European Union regulated gambling markets to share online poker liquidity are under fire from a key Italian politician, potentially threatening to undo years of negotiations by regulators in their respective markets. On July 6, gaming regulators in France, Italy, Portugal and Spain finally reached consensus on plans to...
- Kambi increases Italy reach with StarVegas launch
September 29, 2017
Kambi strengthens its position as a leading end-to-end sportsbook supplier in Italy after going live with the Greentube-owned brand Kambi has extended its footprint in the regulated Italian market after Novomatic subsidiary Greentube launched the supplier’s award-winning Sportsbook within its Italy-facing StarVegas online casino brand. StarVegas, which is among Italy’s...
Italy’s online gambling market now second largest in Europe
April 12, 2017
Italy’s online sports betting growth outpacing retail wagers
September 8, 2017