Tuesday January 5,2016 : ONLINE FEATURES IN NEW YEAR PREDICTIONS
Spectrum Gaming Group takes a look at industry trends in 2016.
The respected US Spectrum Gaming Group has issued its predictions for 2016 for the gambling industry, including several items relevant to the online environment, among them:
* The legal and regulatory issues involving daily fantasy sports will continue to be prominent in statehouses across the country while the DFS industry moves to implement a self-regulation model in response to challenges to its legality.
* State lotteries, seeking grow revenues in the crowded gambling space, will push to sell their games online – and develop games specifically suited for online sales and play.
* More states, seeking to recover or enhance gambling receipts, will follow the lead of Illinois by considering retail gaming, which is the installation of a limited number of electronic gaming devices in authorized establishments.
* Gaming operators will begin to focus their attention on how to attract millennials as an emerging generation of consumers.