Betsson has asked the European Commission to re-open infringement proceedings against the Netherlands. Ulrik Bengtsson, CEO and President, Betsson AB:

Betsson view the ongoing confusion in the Dutch market as unacceptable. We have therefore submitted an official complaint to the European Commission. The current law in the Netherlands is not in line with EU law and we have therefore asked the Commission to re-open the infringement proceedings that were initiated against the Netherlands in 2006.

“Another word on compliance with EU law.” Gaming lawyers Justin Franssen and Alan Littler revisit the Netherlands Gaming Authority’s contention that Dutch gambling law has always been found to be compliant with EU law.

CalvinAyre has published a recap of the first day of the World Gaming Executive Summit currently taking place in Barcelona. Most gaming companies “need grey markets in order to make ends meet, especially in a climate of strict regulation in white markets,” several CEOs agreed.

If you want to improve the performance of your gaming floor, the Totally Gaming Summit is a must-attend event.

UK-listed online gambling operator GVC has announced a 10% year-on-year jump in net gaming revenue (NGR) for the six months to June 30, 2017.

PokerStars has agreed to match “dollar-for-dollar” the account balance of approximately 60,000 PKR customers unable to withdraw funds since the closure of the online poker room.

Betfair has agreed a multi-year partnership with Italian Serie A football club Juventus.

Irish sports bookmaker Paddy Power has drawn fire for its latest Wimbledon-related prank.

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