With some one billion people using it around the world, cryptocurrency continues to flourish in the iGaming space, but there are also still plenty of challenges.
Topic: Finance

Since launching in 2009, the enigmatic cryptocurrency's viability and value have been volatile, to say the least. But as more businesses acknowledge its legitimacy, the more accepted it's become -- particularly in the world of iGaming.

While mergers and acquisitions may increase total revenue numbers, they don't fundamentally alter the challenges iGaming businesses face.

As operators band together to strengthen their positions in the competitive online gambling industry, affiliates are left wondering what their role will be going forward.

Tracking revenue and understanding tax implications can take affiliate businesses to the next level.

Recent changes in the U.K.'s regulatory scheme will impact affiliates market the World Cup.

APCW Wall of Shame: PokerStars
PokerStars may have bailed out Full Tilt's players and its own non-U.S. players, but it did so for its own reasons--and it's decided to leave Full Tilt's affiliates hanging in the process.

The online gaming industry is having a period of consolidation, which will have implications for everyone involved.
Topic: Finance

Webmaster News: Unibet signs agreement to acquire Bet24
The acquisition cost Unibet 13.5 million Euros.

Webmaster News: Groupe Bernard Tapie acquisition of Full Tilt Poker falls through
The French investment group withdrew its plans to buy the legally troubled company when it determined it would not be able to refund all the money that Full Tilt owes its players.

Two different models have been suggested for taxing online gambling. Here's a rundown of how each one works.

Full Tilt Poker's and Absolute Poker/UB's inability to pay their players in the wake of DOJ indictments raises questions about what regulation is for and what constitutes a useful, effective regulatory scheme.

Online gaming operators in France are seeing declining revenue and having a tough time making a profit, due largely to a high tax rate that impedes their ability to offer decent returns to players.

The legal landscape for online gambling in Europe is changing quickly, and nowhere are the changes more dramatic than in two of Europe's largest markets -- France and the U.K.

Webmaster News: Cryptologic loses $35.5 million in 2009
Revenue decreased to $39.8 million from $61.5 million in 2008, a drop of 36.9 percent.

The recent downswing in the global economy has taken its toll on the poker affiliate industry, but Jeremy Enke offers some advice on how poker affiliates can continue growing their businesses and increase monthly revenues during these difficult economic times.

The new payment application is a client-server tool that gives affiliates the ability to track payments made by programs they promote, but there's much more to the application than meets the eye.