The Dutch Lower House has approved the proposed land-based sports betting tax increase.

Minister for Legal Protection Sander Dekker has informed the Lower House of his response to the Netherlands Gaming Authority’s annual note on policy and legislative developments.

Malta-based operator Bethard has agreed a five-year extension on its partnership with sportsbook provider SBTech.

The UK government has confirmed it will bring the reduction of maximum fixed-odds betting terminal (FOBT) stakes forward to April 2019.

UK National Lottery operator Camelot reported a 5.4% sales uptick in the first half of its fiscal year thanks in part to a record performance by its digital channels.

The UK Gambling Commission is on the hunt for bidders for the country’s next National Lottery license, according to the commission’s chief executive.

Italy’s anti-mafia police arrested 68 suspected mobsters in a large scale international operation on organized crime groups that had come together to make millions of euros through online gambling.

Sports betting continued to soar in New Jersey in October with handle shooting up by more than 40% month-on-month to just over $260m.