Early Sunday morning, a devastating fire completely destroyed the Holland Casino branch in the Dutch city of Groningen.

“It is a black day for Holland Casino Groningen,” a company spokesperson said. “Fortunately, there were no casualties and all alarm systems worked as intended. Thanks to the quick response of the emergency services, more destruction was prevented.”

The UK government’s prospective review of FOBT wagering, made it hard for GVC to make a straight-up offer for Ladbrokes Coral, the Financial Times writes.

Lead generation company Catena Media, which recently ran afoul of the Dutch gaming regulator, has been approved for listing on Nasdaq Stockholm.

In addition to being Europe’s most important iGaming hub, Malta is also fast becoming a more general tech startup haven.

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has said that the industry must do more to tackle issues related to problem gambling. “Whilst overall problem gambling rates in Britain have remained statistically stable, our research suggests that in excess of two million people are at-risk or classed as problem gamblers, with very many more impacted by the wider consequences of gambling-related harm,” Tim Miller, executive director of the UKGC said.

UK-based investment fund Silchester International Investors has purchased a 5% stake in William Hill.

MGM is about to launch a 20,000 square-foot virtual reality and social gaming space called the LEVEL UP Arena, the first of its kind in Las Vegas.

The British Columbia Lottery Corporation’s online gambling site posted double-digit revenue growth.

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