Holland Casino reported revenues of €639.2m in 2017, a 5.2% increase compared to the previous year.

Holland Casino is planning to introduce gambling machines featuring skill-based elements in its Utrecht branch to attract a younger audience.

An anonymous Dutch poker player won more than one million dollar in an online poker tournament.

A coalition of Norwegian political parties has secured a mandate demanding that Parliament moves to severely restrict consumer engagement with foreign online gambling/betting operators.

Germany’s overall gambling market posted a €500m revenue increase to €13.5bn in 2017. But as the betting segment grew 17%, lottery turnover decreased 3%.

Belgium has become the latest country to determine that at least some video game loot boxes should be classified as an unauthorized form of gambling.

Sweden’s regulated domestic gambling market revenue was flat last year, while international online gambling sites serving the market without permission enjoyed double-digit growth.

Kindred Group reported Q1 revenue growth of 36% to £207.8m (€237.6m), although the firm’s share price dipped over fears of slowing growth in both sports and gaming.

Betsson has reported a 10% rise in Q1 revenues to SEK 1210m, although operating income slipped 12% to SEK 211m. Group CEO Pontus Lindwall said the quarterly figures were heavily impacted by betting duties and record-high gambling taxes, as well as negative contribution from recent acquisitions.

Kambi Group has achieved a year-on-year revenue growth of 15% and an operating profit increase of 42% according to the company’s latest Q1 report.

NetEnt has reported year-on-year growth across revenue and operating profit for the three months to March 31.

The interim report released yesterday by the Independent Review of Integrity in Tennis found that the sport “faces a serious integrity problem” at its lower levels. ESSA (Sports Betting Integrity) welcomed the interim report and its recommendations.

Catena Media announced their latest acquisition of UK-based gg.co.uk, a horse racing focused website, for £2m.

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