On Friday, a Dutch court ended the account preservation order which class action claimant Loterijverlies had obtained against the Staatsloterij (now part of Nederlandse Loterij). The order caused €121m in assets to be temporarily frozen. Loterijverlies is claiming compensation on behalf of thousands of lottery players for misleading advertising practices by the Dutch lottery operator.
The permanent committee for Security and Justice of the Dutch Senate has extended its deadlines to submit written questions on the remote gaming bill and casino reform bill by one week. Questions can now be submitted until April 18.
The Schiphol Airport branch of Holland Casino has closed for good.
The private owners of Austrian gaming technology group Novomatic are reportedly working with Australian investment banking group Macquarie to prepare an initial public offering that could value the company at more than 6 billion euros ($6.3 billion).
The GamblingCompliance Regulatory Summit 2017, which is set to take place on April 25 in London, “will appeal to anyone tasked with the keeping their business in line with responsible gambling requirements and ahead of the regulatory curve.”
The Kindred Group has published its 2016 annual report.
Canadian online gambling operator Amaya Gaming has announced plans to sell off its stake in its former lottery subsidiary business Innova Gaming Group.
Sportradar has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with France’s Service Central des Courses et Jeux (SCCJ), the department within the nation’s police force that oversees the country’s racing and betting services. Under the new agreement, both parties will actively engage in the exchange of expertise, statistical data, information and trends related to sporting integrity.