On Tuesday, over eighty guests attended a discussion on the future of the Dutch lottery landscape at the premises of GiH partner LeaseWeb. The discussion centered on new market entrants and product launches, responsible gaming, and the regulatory direction of the future Dutch lottery regime. Read our full report here.

The Netherlands Gaming Authority has issued a €217,000 fine to Malta-based online operator VIG Software Ltd (fairwaycasino.com). The sole director of the firm was also fined €50,000.

Unibet has ended its controversial sponsorship deal with the Royal Dutch Cycling Union because of the ongoing delays in the enactment of the country’s remote gaming bill.

The European Commission (EC) is planning to drop all online gambling infringement cases against EU member states, as soon as next week. The step would be a major blow to online gambling operators who use the EC to challenge national online gambling regulations that breach EU rules. A final decision on the matter is expected to be made on 7 December.

Gaming machine maker Aristocrat Leisure Ltd said on Thursday it will acquire Seattle-based gaming company Big Fish Games for $990 million in cash to increase its social gaming footprint.

Bookmaker Paddy Power has been ordered by the UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) to stop the broadcast of a television advert which implies that it is socially acceptable to gamble in the workplace.

Ladbrokes has launched an omni-channel wallet.

The UK’s land-based casino operators have agreed for the first time to guarantee that 0.1% of their annual Gross Gaming Yield will go directly to problem gambling charity GambleAware.

Illegal online gambling makes up 10.4% of Turkey’s total e-commerce.

A KPMG study commissioned by the Remote Gaming Association (RGA) has valued the Brazilian online gambling market at more than $2.1bn (€1.8bn).

Ex-Amaya CEO David Baazov has been accused of stealing from a Kenyan charity.

Local police raiding a Berlin restaurant have discovered playing cards which had been laced with a radioactive substance as part of an elaborate gambling cheating scheme.

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