German land-based slot machine operators are betting on technical solutions to enhance player protections – and to prevent legislators from closing their casinos.

Holland Casino is currently offering a promotional, free-to-participate online horse racing game. Winners may participate in a draw to win a trip to the Royal Ascot.

Betsson enters the Spanish gaming market by acquiring the locally licensed online gaming operator Premier Casino. The online gaming market in Spain is growing fast, primarily in the casino segment.

Self-described “super affiliate” PokerCompany.com has bought the poker.org internet domain for a record-breaking $1m.

Playtech BGT Sports (PBS) has launched an innovative BetTracker product which enables customers to transfer sports bets to their mobile devices after placing them in-shop on a self-service betting terminal (SSBT). The product is meant to appeal to retail customers who are reluctant to sign up for online accounts but still want to access some of the features available to online players .

South Korean punters have gambled more than $17bn in 2016 – in spite of the country’s economic downturn.

A retired accountant from North London has won more than £450,000 from a 20p horse racing bet.

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