Thanks to a ruling by the Council of State, the Netherlands’ highest administrative court, the Netherlands Gambling Commission has to explain why having only single licenses for operating the State Lottery and De Lotto does not violate EU law. Depending on the outcome of this review, both monopolies, currently operated by Nederlandse Loterij, may need to be broken up.
The Netherlands Gambling Authority has published its annual report for the year 2018. Last year, the regulator focused in particular on protecting minors and young adults.
Due to the adoption of the Remote Gaming Bill, the Netherlands Gambling Authority will be even better positioned to protect consumers in the future, the regulator’s chairman René Jansen said.
The Netherlands Gambling Authority is looking to hire a Program Manager Remote Gaming.
Several well-known players will participate in the World Poker Tour DeepStacks tournament at Holland Casino Amsterdam. The event will last from March 23-31.
The lack of EU-wide betting rules is gambling with online players’ safety, according to the European Gaming & Betting Association (EGBA).
Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has confirmed it will list its shares on Nasdaq Stockholm later this month, with the first day of trading planned for March 26.
Online gaming software supplier Bede Gaming has been accepted as an associate member of the European Lotteries Association.
Sky Betting & Gaming (SBG) has hit out at a UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) decision asking it to withdraw a TV ad for its RequestABet service, claiming that the request creates a “high level of uncertainty” in ad compliance.