Yesterday, the Netherlands Gaming Authority sent out its monthly newsletter, which included a “factsheet online enforcement,” a plea for instituting an EU-wide mechanism for collecting fines from unlicensed gambling operators, and a response to recent reports on the alleged dangers of amusement arcades.

Former politician Robin Linschoten (VVD) believes that the Dutch government should halve the current gaming tax rate. “Otherwise, licensed online operators will lose out to cheap Caribbean competitors who do not have to pay taxes.”

PokerStars will soon start relocating much of its current London operations to a new Sofia hub. The city is already home to a growing number of gaming companies, including William Hill and Bede Gaming.

A new breed of operator is springing up to accommodate sports bettors who have been banned or limited at other firms for consistently beating the house.

Just days after agreeing to build Europe’s largest casino in Cyprus with Melco International and a local partner, Hard Rock has sold its stake in the country to Melco.

Colombian gambling regulator Coljuegos has announced the award of the country’s very first online gaming license to Medellin based company, Wplay.co.

A very lucky online player won a life-changing €7.5m jackpot on NetEnt’s Hall of Gods.

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