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January 2011 Denis Campbell from Hum4n looks at Ladbrokes potential acquisition of 888 and makes some predictions for the online gaming market
HUM4N correctly predicted that 888 would soon become a target for acquisition as it was rapidly dropping below critical-mass and being weakened by diversification. It was also HUM4N’s view that the strong land based gaming firms like Ladbrokes would act to improve their ‘e’ performance reinforce their brand differentiation by leaving networks in favour of their own unique platforms and products.
Ladbrokes were already moving to a limited exclusivity within the Microgaming [...]
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The network: Rakeback solution April 2010 Yair Panet, head of poker at Playtech, explains how the firm has adjusted its approach to rakeback and how player values are changing in online poker.
Player value across the industry has suffered a downturn in the last two years, as a result of both the recent economic recession and the maturing market. However, a large part of this decline may be down to the methods that operators chose to navigate this overcrowded marketplace.
Operated by listed software firm Playtech, iPoker is one of the largest and most experienced online poker networks in the world, and is the largest [...]