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Dan Waugh – Regulus Partners – Time to think outside the box

“Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties.” Erich Fromm It may seem strange to suggest it now at a time when gambling is once again at the centre of a fairly major public policy debate – but there may come a time when even the Daily Mail recalls with misty eyes a time when gambling was part of the fabric of …

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Tax environment needs new business culture in gambling

Paul Leyland, Principle Consultant at Regulus Partners, is of the opinion that a heavy tax burden will hit growth in the industry this year, although there are prospects for the industry to flourish longer-term. 2015 was always going to be a difficult year for gambling operators from a fiscal perspective: UK remote Point of Consumption taxes (15% revenue from December …

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Scott Longley – Regulus Partners – Hype Times

Scott Longley, Editorial Director of Regulus Partners, looks at Amaya Gaming’s acquisition of Rational Group, as igaming’s new giant looks to enter the US and awaken a thus far lacklustre market. Does a leveraged Amaya Gaming justify its hype?  Hyperbole and online gambling are inextricably linked. From the very first inception of the form, online gaming has surfed a wave of …

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Hanging tough: how the ASA plans to regulate gambling ads

Scott Longley, editorial director at Regulus Insights, takes a look at the recent ASA report in to gambling advertising and finds plenty in there to concern the industry. If there is some good news for the UK’s gambling companies from the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) review into gambling advertising published late last week, it is that the market research undertaken …

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Paul Leyland: continuous tax challenges may not be wise

Paul Leyland, Principle Consultant at Regulus Partners, takes a look at the news that there is to be another attempt at a Judicial Review on the UK’s Point of Consumption regime and asks whether it is altogether wise. The Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association, having failed to overturn the UK remote Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Act, is now attempting a …

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