Holland Casino has released its 2016 annual report. The company’s after-tax income increased 4.7 percent to €74.1m, while the number of unique visitors grew more modestly by 1 percent. Visitors, however, spent 4 percent more per visit compared to 2015.

Novomatic Netherlands added its nineteenth gaming arcade to its portfolio through the acquisition of the Five Stars Casino at ‘s Hertogenbosch. “We now operate a total of 19 electronic casinos and see our workforce grow to over 300 employees – it’s our ambition to expand further during 2017 to 30 electronic casinos,” Robert Meijer, CEO of Novomatic Netherlands, said.

Social casino players are shying away from apps like Double Down that offer a wide range of games in favor of single-genre apps, according to a report this week by SuperData Research, a provider of market data for the digital games industry

Ladbrokes Coral announced on Thursday that a tough high street environment dampened its first quarter net revenues, which rose a modest five percent. Digital revenues, however, were up 22 percent.

Land-based casino company MGM Resorts International will offer real money online poker for the first time under its brand name in a new New Jersey joint venture with GVC Holding.

After seeing its first proposal refused, Cordish, the US developer planning to build a mega casino complex in Madrid, has submitted a new application with some modifications to the original plan.

Brexit could be a major threat to Gibraltar’s gaming industry, with Malta already offering itself as a more viable alternative.

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