Netherlands Gaming Authority CEO Marja Appelman will step down from her position as of August 1, 2018. The Board of Directors of the Gaming Authority will henceforth take over the duties of the CEO. In her farewell interview, Appelman once more stresses the need for a quick enactment of the Remote Gaming Bill.

The Netherlands Gaming Authority has fined online operator bet-at-home €410,000 for offering online gambling in the Netherlands without a license.

On Monday, Minister for Legal Protection Sander Dekker paid a working visit to the Netherlands Gaming Authority.

The District Court of The Hague has ruled that online game developer Betsoft, as well as several online operators, are liable for damages for having copied the design of physical slot machine games developed by Novomatic and Novomatic subsidiary Eurocoin Gaming.

Jack’s Casino has signed a sponsorship deal with Dutch football club PEC Zwolle.

Holland Casino Utrecht has opened an “Experience Zone,” which offers low stakes, game tutorials, and more social interaction to draw a younger crowd.

Dutch lottery operator De Lotto has launched a new TV ad.

Online betting operators are the real winners of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Brits alone are set to wager an estimated 2.5 billion pounds on the World Cup, a 50-percent increase on the previous tournament.

The legislative agenda that ARJEL operates under is “not suited” to the rate of development in the gaming industry, according to the French gambling regulator’s European and international affairs officer, Claire Pinson.

Veltyco Group plc, the gaming website promoter, has terminated plans to acquire Ruleo Alpenland GmbH, operator of the BTTY branded sportsbook in Germany and Austria.

Kindred and Playtech have partnered to improve AML processes through artificial intelligence.

Game data that is being collected during sporting events is extremely valuable to betting operators.

Sportradar has taken a huge step towards expanding its business in the North American market by unveiling Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and Silicon Valley-based growth equity firm TCV as new investors.

X