This Tuesday, February 19, the Dutch Senate will vote on the Remote Gaming Bill, starting at 13:35 CET.

Dutch charity lottery and new market entrant Raffld will (temporarily?) suspend its operations on March 1, according to an email the operator sent to its players.

Willibrord van Beek has been appointed as the new chairman of Goede Doelen Platform, the cooperative association of all beneficiaries of the various Dutch charity lotteries.

For the second time in three weeks, a lucky guest at Holland Casino won more than one million euros.

International betting integrity body ESSA (Sports Betting Integrity) reported 267 cases of suspicious betting to the relevant authorities during 2018. Tennis (178) and football (52) constituted 86% of all alerts during the year.

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) is calling for views on how to better protect vulnerable people and problem gamblers. The UKGC is specifically interested in improved customer interaction, alternative dispute resolution, and facilitated access to gambling blocking software.

Paddy Power Betfair said it will challenge two separate court rulings which ordered the operator to pay a total of €55m in taxes.

Platform provider Aspire Global has cited the introduction of new technology across its service offering as a key driver of a 45.5% year-on-year increase in revenue for 2018.

Evolution Gaming increased its operating revenues by 38% to €245.4m in 2018.

Betsson has reported year-on-year growth across revenue and gross profit for 2018, due in part to a record performance by the business in the fourth quarter.

Cherry AB has reported a 44% year-on-year rise in its consolidated revenues for 2018 as acting-CEO Gunnar Lind hailed an “excellent” year for the group.

MGM Resorts International chief executive Jim Murren has attacked the US Department of Justice’s revised stance on the Wire Act, dismissing it as “an absurdly, poorly-written and unenforceable opinion.”