Publications by Inessa R


The Netherlands: Up to EUR 175K Losses in Taxes No More

Inessa R

In January of 2019 the Dutch Senate finally passed the Remote Gaming Act. A piece of legislation that has been in limbo for at least two years prior to this decision carries with itself some significant changes to the Dutch online gambling market. KeyToCasino got a hold of data and prognosis as to the future of online operators and players in the area, and is ready to weigh in on a matter. Increased exposure to a rapidly growing online gambling market brings in itself numerous opportunities for local and international businesses, as well as thousands of work places. According to reports fromH2GC, in the year 2018 alone the industry generated around EUR 26bn worth of revenue in Europe. Note: The power of online betting swept away and bent even some of the most conservative...

Online Gambling Trends In 2019

Inessa R

Now that some of the major winter gaming conferences are over, and both leaders and newbies of the industry made their presentations for the year 2019, it is time for us to roll out a list of top trends for the online gambling industry. On a dailybasisour portal adds more than ten new games, and a slightly smaller amount of software developers and recommended online operators to the KTC database. We also keep a hand on a pulse of market evolution thanks to in-depth research provided to us byH2GC. So, based on all this data, here’s what we believe will be the hot topics for the following several months.

USA Betting Industry Set for the Biggest Shake Up in Decades

Inessa R

In May of 2018, the Supreme Court of America put an end to a long chain of appeals and legal disputes, by a 6-3 ruling enabling sports betting in 47 states. This decision lifted a 26-year-old ban implemented by The Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (this document, also known as PASPA, allowed sports betting only in four states - an exemption as the "grandfather clause", and out of these four, only in Nevada was an individual able to wager on the results of a single game). With it, the ruling also opened the US economy to the biggest shake up in its sports betting history, introducing it to both challenges and opportunities. The battle against PASPA was initiated by the state of New Jersey back in 2012, and as the events unfolded, over ten other states and,...

USA Enters Year 2019 as the Biggest Gambling Market

Inessa R

The United States of America ranks first in the list of Top-30 Nations that contributed to gambling. The country ended the year 2018 with the gross win for the casino industry amounting to USD 107.99 billion, according to the global summary provided by the H2 Gambling Capital consultancy. Following America, but not even close to its overall yearly gross win, are China with USD 70.01 billion, and Japan with USD 48.41 billion. The majority of this sum was contributed by money spent in the land-based venues, with the gross win amounting to USD 104.82 billion, while when it comes to interactive gaming, the United States loses their leading position. The country slides down to the fourth place with a total of USD 3.17 billion, allowing the UK with its USD 7.54 billion to lead the chart, and ...