A new report released by Textlocal, one of the UK’s leading SMS platforms, reveals today that mobile gambling is set to revolutionise the industry as operators increasingly embrace the SMS platform to help drive activity and integration. The report also highlights how an estimated 4m people already use their smartphone to gamble and that that figure is growing by more than 10% year on year.
Entering into a Brave New World. By Robert Ambrose
The Young Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM) has made history by becoming the first charity partner of ICE London (6th – 8th February, ExCeL, London, UK).
Leading the sector into his second year at the association helm, Gabi Stergides, National President of Bacta, talks about challenges past and present, and for the future, it’s knowledge that may well be the defining battleground.
Reflecting on 2017, what do you regard as being the high points of your first year as bacta President?
ICE London (6th – 8th February, ExCeL London, UK) has underlined its credentials as a centre of learning for the international gaming community with confirmation of the free entry Seminar Programme that will take place both close to the show floor in the South Gallery of the ExCeL Centre, and on the show floor itself. The eight strong seminar programme, which has been curated to complement the pay-to-attend ICE VOX conference stream, covers contemporary issues including Affiliate Marketing, Casino Trends, Diversity in Gaming, Research in Gaming, Gaming Start-Ups, Training, Opportuni
Cryptopay MD, Eric Benz is consumed by a desire to ‘shape the future of money.’ A Founding Director of the UK Digital Currency Association, Benz looks ahead to ICE London (6th – 8th February, ExCeL London, UK), where he will be part of the new 4,000sqm section dedicated to the fast moving world of payments
ICE London 2018 will comprise over 500 exhibitors from 62 nations occupying a record 43,500sqm of net space. How important is it therefore for Payments to have its own dedicated feature within what is the world’s biggest gaming expo?
The eSports industry is here and it’s massive. Ahead of his appearance at the ICE VOX eSports Conference (Tuesday 6th February), John Parker, Board Director, M&C Saatchi, shines a light on a phenomenon which is projected to attract bets totalling in excess of $23 billion by 2020.
Can eSports really be described as a mainstream activity and what’s the evidence to either confirm or deny?
Kate Chambers, Managing Director, Clarion Gaming, looks ahead to the forthcoming ICE London and explains why comparisons with Davos are flattering