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The Italian Gambling Authority has published the data relating to the Italian remote gaming market as of September 2011 and interesting information can be gained.The most relevant data concern the recently launched games i.e. cash poker and casino games. Indeed, the turnover of cash poker games reached € 888 millions during the month of September, while the turnover of casino games increased to € 275 millions. The market leader for poker games is PokerStars with a market share of 23.98%...

The last two weeks have been very intense for most of my clients. The issue of the new Italian gaming law licenses which had been suspended because of the claim brought by StanleyBet has now started! Operators that had waited for the entire summer hoping to receive good news can now celebrate. Indeed, most of the 16 operators which had passed step one of the license application process before the summer, have now been awarded with the license. However, this does...

Yesterday was a happy day for entities interested in obtaining an Italian online gaming license. Indeed we had reported that the claim brought by Stanleybet for an interim suspension of the proceeding for the issue of new Italian online gaming licenses had led the Italian Gaming Authority (AAMS) to precautionary suspend the issue of the new licenses also for the 17 entities that have already passed step 1 of the application process. In the hearing of yesterday relating to the case, Stanleybet...

From the 19th to the 22th of September 2011, Milan will become the capital of the gaming world with the EiG iGaming Conference & Expo. I am not from Milan (fortunately) and I do not support any of Milan football teams (fortunately again!), but (unfortunately) I live there and therefore myself,  Giulio Coraggio and a number of members of DLA Piper's global gaming and betting team will be attending the conference. Also, I will be a speaker at the parallel gaming conference Combating Cybercrime...