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The ISA-CASINOS cordially welcomes the Independent Gambling Research Analyst Rob van der Gaast

Rob van der Gaast has a background in sports journalism. He worked for over 7 years as the head of sports of the Dutch National Radio and has developed new concepts for the TV and the gambling industry. Now, since 7 years, he operates from Istanbul as an independent gambling research analyst.

He specializes in European gambling matters and in privatizations of gambling operators.

Rob contributes daily to igamingnews, and together with MECN, he operates a free website on privatisations: www.gambling-privatisation.com.

For the successful Dutch charity lottery operator Novamedia (National PostCode Lottery, now in the Netherlands, Sweden and in the UK) he has composed some 50 gambling country files.

Rob was co-author of MECN’s report „Privatisation of state-controlled gambling operators“.

Rob just finished a „Feasibility Study: Mobile Telephone Based Gaming (in a former East European country)“.

Rob has teamed up with a reputable Turkish lawyer firm to create an unique know how center, where all the information is bundled concerning a the aspects of the privatization of the Turkish National Lottery (Milli Piyango), and the gambling landscape in Turkey and Northern Cyprus, in general.

Rob has contributed to IGN since Jul 09, 2001, and is responsible for the European Continent articles, the section „Eyes on Europe“ and a two monthly round up of new hitec developments (mainly on mgambling).