Martin Lycka Columen April 2023

Gambling regulation and Lady Luck: An update on 2023 progress

Entain's SVP of American Regulatory Affairs and Responsible Gambling Martin Lycka runs down how the legislative efforts to expand gambling have gone so far...

Ismail Vali: amending the gambling machine can be dangerous

Yield Sec’s Founder and CEO, Ismail Vali, believes that US regulators and governments who attempt to amend the gambling machine are ‘dangerous’. Participating in the...
Entain's Martin Lycka and Problem Gambling Awareness Month

Martin Lycka sings a siren song for responsible gambling leaders and workers

As Entain's SVP for American Regulatory Affairs and Responsible Gambling, Martin Lycka spends 12 months thinking about problem gambling and how the industry can...

Safe Bet Show: ‘Once you’re addicted, you’re addicted… people can’t control themselves’

Once you’re addicted, you’re addicted, stated Brian Hatch, Author and Host of All In: The Addicted Gambler’s Podcast, as he stressed the importance of...
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Martin Lycka: On how he stopped, collaborated and listened at ICE 2023

Like many others in the industry, Entain’s SVP for American Regulatory Affairs and Responsible Gambling Martin Lycka is cooling off after a busy week at...
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Lycka: Indiana is the new frontier for online casino

The always curious Martin Lycka, Entain’s SVP for American Regulatory Affairs and Responsible Gambling, went down the rabbit hole on where the term Hoosier came...
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Martin Lycka’s gambling Christmas wish list

Brazil may be on the verge of starting over when it comes to regulated online gambling, but that is not stopping Entain's SVP for...

NCLGS’ Jon Ford: Gaming industry is improving its diversity

Indiana State Senator and the President of the National Council of Legislators of Gaming States (NCLGS) Jon Ford has stated that diversity is improving...
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Martin Lycka: Just do it, Jair

The election is over. Two rounds of fierce political battling and acrimony done. The winner is declared and set to assume power on January...
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Martin Lycka: Welcome to the Sportsbook California

As the fight rages on in California with Prop 26 and Prop 27 both putting on the full court press with California residents, Entain's...

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SBC Digital Innovation – Payment Expert to discuss compliance, open banking

SBC is hosting the latest in its Digital Innovation series of online conferences on Wednesday June 12, with Digital Innovation - Payment Expert, a...

Webinar: Blazesoft to discuss social casino best practices

The road to marketing compliance in the world of social casinos can be tricky to navigate. To help address the most complex issues, the...
DFS SBC Summit North America panel

Defining DFS 2.0 requires communication across stakeholders

If there is a common thread to the involved parties litigating what constitutes daily fantasy sports, it is that communication is paramount. That was the...

Increasing popularity of women’s sports brings opportunities for sports betting

“Build it and they will come” is something of a cliché. But when there’s a proven audience for something, success hinges on first providing...