The works council of Holland Casino has applied for an interim court order to stop the casino’s board from changing the operator’s legal form until the High Court of the Netherlands has heard the council’s pending appeal.

Following earlier reports by both State Secretary Dijkhoff and the Netherlands Gaming Authority, Dutch daily De Telegraaf has now also published the fact that foreign online operators often simply refuse to pay the fines issued by the Dutch regulator.

Well-known Dutch television presenter Paul de Leeuw described the country’s entrance to the Eurovision Song Contest as “Holland Casino pop:” “a pleasant tune… but we’ll just gamble on.”

Amaya, owner of the PokerStars brand, has informed investors that it has moved to propose a corporate name change to “The Stars Group Inc.”

The Swedish gaming regulator, Loteriinspektionen, is looking to hire a new director-general.

The newly appointed administrators of 3D poker site PKR are actively seeking a sale, after the company filed for administration last week. At this point it is unclear whether players will be eventually paid back.

Cherry AB has continued on the acquisition trail, purchasing a significant stake in industry supplier Highlight Games.

BetConstruct has obtained a skill games supply license from the Malta Gaming Authority, allowing the company to offer its fantasy sports product on a B2C and B2B level.

The Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA), the sister league of the National Basketball Association (NBA) in North America, has entered into a partnership with daily fantasy sports (DFS) operator FanDuel.

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