Late last year, the Netherlands Gaming Authority visited thirty amusement arcades to check for compliance issues. In a mere three out of thirty no violations were found. “It is not known how many of the amusement arcades that were inspected are members of trade association VAN,” the Gaming Authority’s press release said.

Netherlands Gaming Authority CEO Marja Appelman explained on Dutch national radio the restrictions that apply to lottery advertising.

The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) will investigate the proposed acquisition by GVC Holdings of Ladbrokes Coral Group.

Video game loot boxes may be restricted in Sweden as early as January 2019 if a legislation seeking to classify it as gambling becomes a law.

Playtech has agreed a deal to supply Sociedade de Apostas Sociais (SAS), Portugal’s largest online gaming and betting operator, with its player management platform and sportsbook offering.

Despite a year-on-year increase in revenue and profit, Nordic online gambling operator Betsson AB closed out 2017 with another double-digit earnings decline and warnings that the situation may not improve until the end of 2018.

In more upbeat news, Betsson has launched its flagship Betsson brand in Spain.

Kambi has gone live in Bulgaria for the first time after local operator National Lottery AD completed the integration of its sportsbook platform.

Tabcorp has reported an 18.7% year-on-year increase in revenue for the first half of the year, during which it completed its merger with Tatts Group.

The winner of a $560m Powerball jackpot, has started a court case in order to stay anonymous.

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