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Reel Lives: Sporttrade’s Arpita McGrath On Anti-Money Laundering, Exchange Wagering, And The Luxury Of Power Windows

Eric Raskin

The exchange wagering site's chief compliance officer talks anti-money laundering, people unknowingly saying "tea tea," and more.

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‘The Personality Is The Product’: Behind The Scenes At A Live-Dealer Online Casino Studio

Eric Raskin

The casino aesthetic is a carefully crafted illusion. But the action is as real as that taking place a couple of floors below.

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What The Gambling Industry Doesn’t Understand About The Anti-Gambling Crusaders

Christopher Gerlacher

There’s a mismatch of concerns between pro- and anti-gambling groups, and it's a situation that can be improved by getting past stereotypes.

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Reel Lives: Elliott Rapaport of Birches Health On Virtual Therapy, The Fastest-Growing Patient Segment, And The Boss

Brett Smiley

"The fastest growing segment of our patient population is without a doubt sports betting. And indeed, a strong clinical concentration has been on the 21-to-40-year-old sports betting demographic."

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Reel Lives: Las Vegas Advisor’s Anthony Curtis On Counting Cards, Loving His Job, And Finding The Quintessential Vegas Deal

Eric Raskin

The ex blackjack pro and longtime publisher says LVA has lasted 40 years because covering the casino scene is "what I love to do every day."

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A Whale Of A System: Inside The Online Gambling VIP Economy

Brett Smiley

A deep dive into sports and casino VIPs, whales, the difference, and the problems lurking beneath the surface. If you want to know where this may be going, look to the U.K.

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Reel Lives: Invariant Communications Pro Caroline Ponseti On Owning The Issue, Mental Health Awareness, And DC’s Food Scene

Brett Smiley

The former AGA media relations director now works across industries in governmental relations and keeps a pulse on the gambling industry.

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How Google Search Updates Turned Affiliate-Media Partnerships Into Costly Zombie Deals

Steve Ruddock

"Now, after May 5, those sites are missing from searches, which has boosted affiliates' core content but leaves affiliates trapped in what increasingly looks like costly zombie deals — in some cases, deals with eight-figure annual guarantees and highly unfavorable revenue splits."

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Reel Lives: The AGA’s Bill Miller On Helping The Industry Through COVID, The Sports Betting Explosion, And Coaching His Kids

Eric Raskin

The American Gaming Association exec talks helping the industry through COVID, the sports betting explosion, coaching his kids, and more.

Competition Heats Up In Geolocation Services, ‘Juicy Niche’ Of iGaming Market

Brett Smiley

“I think regulated operators are probably spending ballpark $200 million to $250 million a year on geolocation. Before we showed up, essentially GeoComply had all of that. We've now taken, admittedly a small bite, so far, but hopefully more.”

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