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The Italian Gambling Authority, AAMS, awarded yesterday the 12 new AWP/VLT licenses that will last for 9 years from the date of execution.  It is interesting to see that the new license holders include not only the old licensees but also 3 new entrants which shows that the market is still not fully mature and new entrants see opportunities for them. Indeed, the Italian VLT market has less than 3 years of age and the model of business adopted by...

The Italian gaming authority has published the data of the Italian online gaming market relation to year 2012 unveiling some very interesting information. First of all, the massive success of the launch of online slots has been confirmed with an increase of the spending between the month of November and the month of December when such games had been launched of 40% reaching a spending during that month even higher that poker cash games.  This might be partially due to the effect triggered by the...

As previously mentioned, new Italian new online bingo regulations had been notified and approved by the European Commission even if they have not yet come into force. However, a further step forward has been achieved now. AAMS published the draft version of the protocol of communication for the new bingo subject to a consultation.There will be a consultation period lasting up to the 22nd of February 2013 when operators can file questions, requests of clarifications and comments and it is likely that operators will be able to launch the...