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Interesting data for mobile gaming in Italy€ 133 million of revenues have been generated from the mobile gaming sector in Italy in 2012 with an increase of 37% compared to 2011 according to the data published in a report of the University of Milan.Apparently over 27 million people in Italy have a smartphone and of them 22 million use their phone to browse and 15 million have downloaded at least an app. Also, over 60% of the downloaded apps are...

400,000+ slot machines shall be replaced in the next months  Italian technical regulations on new version of comma 6A slot machines (also known as NewSlot 3 or AWPs) have been approved and this will lead to the replacement of over 400,000 machines generating almost € 500 million of aggregate gross revenues on a monthly basis.The purpose of these new regulations is to allow a modernization of the machines allowing new gaming modalities including the possibility for more players to play at...

 Is this court decision a € 2.5 bn save?The Public Court of Lazio Region cancelled the € 70 million aggregate penalties issued by the Italian gambling regulator, AAMS, against ten Italian videolottery concessionaires, but such decision might have a much higher value.Italian videolottery concessionaires have been facing a long battle with the Italian gambling regulator because of the lack of connection of their machines with the servers of the regulator at the time when the regulator's network had been set...

The Italian gambling authority, AAMS, published the data on the Italian online gaming market for the first quarter of 2013 which show a minor reduction of spending of 0.2% compared to the same period of 2012, but what looks very interesting is that almost 50% of the spending in the market is generated by casino games and cash poker games. And casino games and cash poker games are the sole games currently subject to a gross profit tax regime. In particular,...