Staatsloterij (part of Nederlandse Loterij) received numerous complaints after its results checker malfunctioned following the lottery’s biggest-of-the-year New Year’s Eve draw. In response, the operator released this statement.
Boudewijn Poelmann and Annemiek Hoogenboom, co-founders of Novamedia, the company owning the Postcode Lottery format, have donated their shares to a non-profit foundation in order to protect Novamedia as a “social enterprise.”
The Netherlands Gaming Authority has been warning Dutch consumers of an online pyramid scheme.
Juan Espinosa has been appointed as the new head of the Spanish regulator Dirección General de Ordenación del Juego (DGOJ).
Starting on January 1, Finland’s three regulated gaming operators will conduct their operations under the single banner of Veikkaus.
UK operator William Hill has decided to leave the Czech Republic as a new gambling regulatory regime will take effect on January 1. Just twelve companies, of mostly local origin, have received licenses to operate sports betting options and card games in the country.
Bet365 is planning to expand its UK workforce with 300 individuals over the next five years.
A downtown Las Vegas hotel attempted to lure new customers over the holidays with a $35 “all you can drink” special.