Trading up: Could a new trade body remedy the sector's ills?

Plans to replace the RGA and the ABB with a new trade body representing online and retail gambling would be a bold shake-up of the status quo, so what’s the motivation behind the move and could it work?

If one trend has come to characterise the gambling industry over the past five or so years it’s M&A, be it blockbuster mega-mergers or bolt-on acquisitions. Indeed, consolidation has very much been a running theme. And now it seems two of the largest trade bodies representing the industry – the Remote Gambling Association (RGA) and…

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