The Netherlands Gaming Authority has opened a public consultation on its coordinating role in preventing problem gambling.

Swedish gaming regulator Lotteriinspektionen has pledged a renewed crackdown on gambling adverts in the country, after the Swedish Supreme Court enforced a ban on non-regulated gambling operators advertising in local media.

French online poker giant Winamax has entered the regulated Italian online gaming market by acquiring the Bet-At-Home’s Italian gaming license.

GVC Holdings’ online sports betting brand Bwin is pushing ahead with a mid-November launch in Russia, paving the way for other foreign brands to enter the market.

Stockholm-listed LeoVegas Group AB has announced the launch of its “LeoVentures” investment subsidiary. LeoVentures will pursue both internal and external growth opportunities for its parent company.

BetConstruct’s current CEO, Vahe Baloulian, will be leaving his role and handing over his responsibilities to the company’s founder, Vigen Badalyan.

Pennsylvania has become the fourth US state to approve online gambling.

Las Vegas Sands Corp., capitalizing on the rebound in Macau gambling, has announced it will spend $1.1 billion renovating its properties there.

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