It is not in the best interest of Dutch sports as a whole to be forced to rely on a single sponsor from each industry (such as, for instance, De Lotto). Sponsors should therefore relinquish their demands for industry exclusivity, according to sponsoring guru Marcel Beerthuizen:

With an umbrella proposition like TeamNL, industry-exclusive sponsorship is going to clash with the sponsorship interests of federations, teams and individual athletes. TeamNL, which could be the ultimate calling card of Dutch sports, should be much more of a coalition of all sorts of companies who join forces to promote national sports at the Olympics.

Swedish national gambling regulator Lotteriinspektionen has appointed Camilla Rosenberg as acting director general to replace its former chief Håkan Hallstedt.

The Rank Group, one of the UK’s most established gaming operators, has agreed a significant contract extension with Playtech to include the full integration of its table and slot management systems across its entire 54 land-based UK Grosvenor casino estates.

UK retail bookmakers’ fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBT) have received a reprieve following the Prime Minister’s surprise call for a snap election.

North America’s National Basketball Association (NBA) has agreed a multi-year deal with sports entertainment company PlayON to launch daily fantasy sports (DFS) contests in regions around the world.

Australian betting operators are potentially facing a “siren to siren” ban on advertising during televised live sporting matches.

Skill-based slot machines, the subject of much buzz and speculation over the last couple of years, have officially arrived in a Las Vegas casino. What are they like?

A Las Vegas Casino is still holding on to Elvis Presley artifacts and memorabilia, a year after the King’s estate filed a lawsuit to get those valuables back from a short-lived exhibit.

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