This afternoon, the Permanent Committee for Security and Justice of the Dutch Senate will discuss the way forward with both the remote gaming bill and the casino reform bill.

Gaming company Betsson has announced it has just employed its 1000th employee in Malta, whose combined salaries come to €40m.

Even though online casinos are still illegal in the country, German-facing online casino DrückGlück.de has launched a major television marketing campaign.

Eventually, big data and artificial intelligence could be a threat to bookmakers, mathematicians at Cardiff University are trying to demonstrate.

In its first year as a combined group, Paddy Power Betfair (PPB) saw revenues and profits soar. In its preliminary results for the year to December 31, PPB – created by last February’s merger – saw revenue up 18% to £1.55 billion (€1.8 billion), with double-digit growth across all four operating divisions.

The UK government has announced that it is to consult with stakeholders over a loophole that allows gambling websites to offer cut-price betting options on the EuroMillions.

“Is the gambling industry unfairly targeted by advertising regulators?” Gambling Insider asks itself.

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