Last week, the Netherlands Gambling Authority rejected (pdf) the appeal of Betsson subsidiary Corona Ltd against the €300,000 administrative fine issued by the regulator on July 31, 2018. Corona is now expected to appeal the Gambling Authority’s decision with the local district court.

Corona Ltd operates both Kroon Casino and Oranje Casino. Kroon and Oranje have been trying, with varying degrees of success, to arrive at an agreement with Dutch regulatory authorities since 2011.

The German state of Schleswig-Holstein has introduced new legislation to extend recently-expired online casino licenses in the region.

The Danish Online Gambling Association (DOGA) has launched a new industry-led code of conduct for online gambling operators in Denmark. Responsible advertising, sponsorships and marketing are all included in new industry agreement.

Betsson has appointed Martin Öhman as its new CFO.

LeoVegas has introduced a new proprietary multi-brand platform in a move that will enable the Swedish operator to launch new brands under the collective name “Brands of Leo.”

Czech private equity firms KKCG and EMMA Capital have confirmed that they will move to split the ownership of assets in pan-European betting and lottery operator SAZKA Group.

Online betting operator SportPesa has signed a two-year partnership with the Football Association of Ireland (FAI).

The Gambling Awareness Trust, a new body to help tackle gambling addiction and problems caused by gaming is to receive €1m a year from the Irish Bookmakers Association.