Tag Archives: Mike O’Donnell
- The Need to Keep Advertising Clean
May 29, 2014
Advertising has always been a bit different in the online gambling industry. It's shouty; it's in your face; and it often pushes the boundaries of what we consider socially and ethically acceptable. From the likes of Golden Palace buying William Shatner’s kidney stone to a more recent example in the...
- Is the cannibalisation debate over?
May 21, 2014
It's a bit before my time but I gather that when the first baseball game was broadcast on radio on August 5, 1921, the team owners were outraged. They believed that KDKA, the country’s first commercial radio station, were starting a trend that would result in causing far fewer people...
- Can ambush marketing impact profit?
May 16, 2014
Squads are currently being selected for the 2014 World Cup; the biggest sporting event of the year, a global show and, more importantly, a golden opportunity for sports betting operators. Sporting events as large as this one always provide a huge boost to figures and if results go their way...
- How can operators approach a POCT UK market?
March 27, 2014
There was plenty of gambling-related news coming from Westminster last week. But even before the 2014 Budget gave bingo halls a break and did its best to beat retail bookmakers into the ground there was the considerable matter of the point of consumption tax. The tax regime, which most people...
- MODQs – Germany’s bad example of iGaming regulation
March 26, 2014
In a time where regulation is very much a hot topic, the different ways in which jurisdictions are laying regulatory foundations, and just as importantly enforcing them, is a big topic. Alderney Gambling Commission’s head of eCommerce development Robin Le Prevost revealed at the International Casino Exhibition that his organisation...
- Will Mr Green Continue to Grow?
December 4, 2013
Mr Green is one of what you might consider to be a new generation of iGaming operators. They weren’t one of the first to enter the space around the turn of the century like English Harbour or InterCasino and they weren’t able to bring an established brand name online like...
Ask not where bitcoin will be tomorrow, but 10 years from now
September 19, 2017