Tag Archives: Scott Longley

Scott Longley – Heavy Duty – Debtors come to bury Caesars

As the European gambling industry consolidates creating sector giants. Scott Longley takes a look at the debt crisis that has engulfed Caesars Entertainment.   If anyone doubts that we are still living with the after effects of the 2008 financial crisis, they need look no further than the travails of one of the more high-profile corporate victims of the appropriately-termed …

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Scott Longley – Eyes Wide Open: eSports taps into a new world of betting

Reporting from last week’s EIG Berlin Expo for SBC, Scott Longley examines the commercial contexts and conditions for betting operators targeting competitive eSports, a leading theme and discussion on the EIG floor… ________________________ The main issues of the debate around the phenomenal rise of eSports and what it might mean for gambling companies looking at leveraging that interest were given …

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Scott Longley – BRIC’s decay impacts regulatory debate

With the cash strapped governments of the once mighty BRIC nations, seeking to implement new economic policies to boost their dwindling funds. Scott Longley examines how the current BRIC downturn will impact betting’s regulatory debate and progress amongst emerging economies  _______________________ Like a worried bunch of Chicken Little’s, the economic commentaries have been busily scaring the world’s markets with the doleful …

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Scott Longley – Games Development- A Slow Cycle…

When Jim Murren, the chief executive of MGM Resorts International, suggests that change is coming to the slots floors of Las Vegas, it makes sense that participants in the online world as much as their land-based brethren should pay attention to his comments. Murren said in July that US casinos would “look different” in years to come with “more social …

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Scott Longley – Betting on football’s coattails in West Africa

Editorial consultant Scott Longley takes a look at the burgeoning African betting market and how football is paving a way for the industry. Now might not be the best time to be citing statistics from Fifa to bolster an argument, but when it comes to the popularity of football in the West African nations, we can at least set some …

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Scott Longley – Regulus Partners – Mad Men! Lib Dems keep ad ban in-play

Scott Longley, Editorial Director of Regulus Partners examines last weeks Lib-Dem attack on UK gambling & betting advertising.  The timing of the leaking of a letter from Danny Alexander, Chief Secretary to the Treasury to his government colleague Sajid Javid, the Culture Secretary, about the issue of betting adverts around sporting events was unfortunate for the gambling industry. The publication …

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