Dutch trade association VAN Kansspelen, in cooperation with the Netherlands Gaming Authority, held a public membership meeting to discuss the Public Administration (Probity Screening) Act (Wet Bibob). “It was an excellent and informative meeting on a complicated subject,” Sanne Muijser, General Secretary of VAN Kansspelen, said. “We are very pleased with the cooperation offered by the Netherlands Gaming Authority and we hope to organize a number of similar sessions with them in the near future.”

Researchers connected to Ghent University have conducted a study on the risks and benefits of remote gambling for consumers.

European trade association the Remote Gambling Association has published good practice guidelines to help operators when they are developing or purchasing systems to enable them to recognize problematic online gambling behavior.

Playtech has announced its full-year results for 2017, reporting a 14% year-on-year revenue increase.

William Hill announced a 13% year-on-year rise in 2017 revenues, following double-digit growth from both sports betting and gaming.

William Hill has appointed former Betsson CEO Ulrik Bengtsson to the newly created chief digital officer role as part of a major reshuffle.

PokerStars Europe, the name given to the operator’s new combined player pool of French and Spanish players, has recently completed its €5 million tournament series, easily surpassing guarantees. “It was great to see French and Spanish players challenging each other on the virtual felt,” said Rafi Ashkenazi, Chief Executive Officer of The Stars Group.

LeoVegas has entered into a strategic partnership with Ports Group, a specialist in the protection and monitoring of trademarks and domain names.