The business resources for the online igaming and gambling market - organizations, news, consultancy.

The business resources for the igaming market.

The business resources for the online igaming and gambling market – organizations, news, consultancy.

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport.

The Department för Culture, Media and Sport aim to improve the quality of life for all through cultural and sporting activities, to support the pursuit of excellence and to champion the tourism, creative and leisure industries.

To achieve this, we have developed five strategic priorities around which we organise our work. You can find these in our priorities and targets page.

We are responsible for Government policy on the arts, sport, the National Lottery, tourism, libraries, museums and galleries, broadcasting, creative industries including film and the music industry, press freedom and regulation, licensing, gambling and the historic environment. We are the Department responsible for 2012 Olympic Games & Paralympic Games.

Online Gaming Business.

The River City Group’s Interactive Gaming News is a electronic trade publication addressing interactive gambling. With a readership spanning legal, marketing, financial, software design, transaction processing, and government related professions, research and analysis related to the iGaming industry. Eight years of archived news and a library of reference material make Interactive Gaming News the industry’s premier magazine.


ATE Online.

ATE Online’s mission is to be the first choice provider of quality information, events and services to the global igaming, gambling and betting industry.
ATE is dedicated to support the industry supplier or buyer, trade association or government department.
Clarion Events is the largest independent consumer and trade show exhibition organiser in the United Kingdom and one of the top exhibition organising companies in the UK.

ATE’s ongoing goal is to maintain its position of leadership both within the industry and in representing the industry to the business community, providing world class customer service in the process.

The Association of British Bookmakers

The Association of British Bookmakers, ABB, is the leading trade association representing bookmakers in Uk. The ABB’s objective is to create and sustain conditions in which socially responsible British bookmakers can compete and prosper.

In 2002 the ABB was created following the merger of the British Betting Office Association, representing independent bookmakers, and the Betting Office Licensees Association, whose membership included the large bookmaking chains.

 The European Gaming and Amusement Federation

The European Gaming and Amusement Federation EUROMAT was established in 1979 to represent the European amusement and gaming industry. Euromat consists of 17 member National Associations from 14 European countries: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Spain and Sweden.

EUROMAT is run by a Brussels based secretariat and has an Executive Committee which advises the General Assembly on all matters.

 The Interactive Gaming Council

The IGC is a not-for-profit organization and was founded in 1996 in the US. IGC is relocated to Vancouver, Canada, in March 2000. The organization provide a forum for interested parties to address issues and advance common interests in the global iGaming industry, to establish fair and responsible trade guidelines and practices that enhance consumer confidence in interactive gaming products and services and to serve as the industry’s public policy advocate and information clearinghouse.

IGC membership has increased, drawing more and more attention from noteworthy industry groups to complement existing leading iGaming industry players. The IGC have members from the U.S., UK, South Africa, Israel, Canada, the Caribbean, Australia, Denmark and Sweden. The IGC has built a reputation for reliability, credibility through its high standards and integrity.

The Remote Gambling Association

The Remote Gambling Association became operational as a result of the merger between the Association of Remote Gambling Operators and the Interactive Gaming, Gambling and Betting Association.

The RGA represents the world’s largest and most well known iGaming companies and provides the industry with a single voice on all the issues of importance to regulators, legislators and key decision makers around the world.


The EGBA is a not-for-profit association set up by the eight leading online gaming operators in Europe: PartyGaming, bwin Group, Unibet,, The Carmen Media Group, Expekt, Interwetten Gaming Ltd and digibet.

Gamblingcompliance aims to be the market leading provider of regulatory, legal and compliance information for the global igaming industry.

I-Gaming Consultancy

I-Gaming Consultancy Ltd offers personalised consultancy, project management and specialist software development to operators in the betting and igaming industry throughout Europe.

The consultants offer many years of experience in the betting and gaming industry, covering both retail and remote gaming, and specific IT expertise. The range of skills and experience ensures that the consultancy offered is of the highest quality. For further details please view the Consultants section.

Recent projects carried out by the consultants include:

  • market research
  • market-entry studies
  • marketing consultancy (CRM, affiliates etc)
  • acquisitions
  • software development and integration
  • identification and assessment of suppliers
  • identification and recruitment of personnel

IGC is particularly involved with market-entry projects related to the newly liberalised Italian betting market, including the acquisition of betting shops for a number of European operators and also the provision of consultancy to companies developing their presence in the country following the recent bid process.

Overview reports on the regulatory conditions in France, Greece and Spain now also available. Contact IGC for further information.