The European Ombudsman has rejected a complaint submitted by the European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) concerning the European Commission’s failure to ensure the regulatory framework for online gambling in certain Member States was in line with EU law.

Income Access, Paysafe’s marketing and technology services provider, has released a new survey report, titled State of Play: iGaming’s Affiliate Marketing Industry. The report includes statistical and anecdotal insights on the current state of the affiliate marketing industry as well as expectations for 2018 and what trends will define the months ahead.

Holland Casino is looking to hire a Manager Services for its Scheveningen branch.

Shareholders at Ladbrokes Coral approved the company’s merger with GVC Holdings. The deal was given the nod by GVC shareholders previously.

The Belgian Gaming Commission will continue to take “initiatives to protect youths and minors,” including the launch of an awareness campaign ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, the organization said in a press release.

Peter Jackson, chief executive of Paddy Power Betfair, has revealed plans to commit an additional £20m (€22.4m/$27.8m) to marketing efforts in 2018. The move comes after the company admitted to losing market share to rival operators over the past year.

Brazilian gambling reform is in tatters after shock legislative defeat in the country’s Senate.

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