State Secretary of Finance Menno Snel has responded to written questions submitted by the Permanent Committee for Finance of the Dutch Lower House regarding the government’s intention to change the gaming tax rate for land-based sports betting.

The municipality of Amsterdam has announced plans to open its land-based casino market to new market entrants from 2021 onward.

The UK government is on collision course with FOBT critics after reports it will delay the introduction of new restrictions until October 2019.

Working alongside Spanish gambling regulator DGOJ, La Liga’s integrity unit has reported 39 suspicious betting alerts during the 2017/18 Spanish football season, which resulted in nine criminal court cases prosecuting match-fixing offenses.

Swedish state-run operator Svenska Spel reported falling revenues (-2.3%) and profits (-2.2%) in Q3.

Svenska Spel also entered into an agreement with online casino supplier NetEnt.

Albania’s parliament passed laws that will ban online betting and prohibit other forms of gambling from the end of this year.

William Hill US has launched a lawsuit against FanDuel, accusing the operator of copying its “How To Bet Guide” for novice US sports bettors.

A lottery player from South Carolina is the sole winner of a Mega Millions $1.53bn jackpot; a record for a single-win jackpot in the US.