This weekend, Holland Casino was hit, once more, by a series of strikes. Following last Thursday’s closure of a number of Netherlands-facing online casino due to the stricter enforcement policy of the Netherlands Gaming Authority, few options remained over the past weekend for eager punters.

Dennis van Breemen, Program Manager Gaming Policy Modernization at the Ministry of Security and Justice, will, among other things, address the new online enforcement policy of the Netherlands Gaming Authority during his talk at the upcoming Gaming in Holland Conference & Expo. Register now if you would like to know more.

Despite a rather restricted home market, the Netherlands has nonetheless made it into the top 10 of exhibitor nations at ICE.

The European Commission cleared the way for Denmark to end Danske Spil’s monopoly on offering online bingo and horse race betting in Denmark.

Germany’s Interstate Treaty on Gambling has failed to steer players to a safe, regulated offering, a new study finds.

Meanwhile, the German state of Schleswig-Holstein’s new coalition government says it intends to ignore the federal Interstate Treaty on Gambling in favor of an independent and more liberal regulatory scheme.

The Remote Gambling Association (RGA) has called on the European Commission to investigate whether Belgium’s value-added-tax (VAT) on online gambling operators is discriminatory and constitutes state aid. The Belgian government introduced the 21% tax last year but exempted land-based companies and the country’s national lottery.

Consultancy firm Regulus Partners has published an analysis of the expected impact of the UK general election on the country’s gambling industry.

Quantitative trading has long existed in financial markets, where complex mathematical models were used to identify trading opportunities. A new startup is trying to bring the same approach to sports betting and find an edge in the market to bet on.

NYX Gaming Group has signed a multi-year partnership agreement with platform provider Aspire Global.

Slot players walked away with big jackpots over the weekend in Las Vegas. One lucky punter won $1.67m, while another went home with $343,000.

The gunman who killed 37 people in the Resorts World Manila casino has been identified as a problem gambler.

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