After a majority of Dutch Senators indicated in February that they would not support the privatization of Holland Casino as currently envisioned, Minister Sander Dekker for Legal Protection has now decided to withdraw the Casino Reform Bill.

The Netherlands Gambling Authority is looking to hire an in-house Administrative Law Lawyer and Senior Enforcement Inspector.

The Council of Europe has confirmed that the mandate of the “Macolin Convention” on the manipulation of sports will be enforced from 1 September 2019.

ESSA Sports Betting Integrity supports the ratification of the Council of Europe Convention on the Manipulation of Sports Competitions but cautions over illegal betting definition hurdles.

Denmark’s regulated gambling market was a clear case of online improvements and land-based declines in the first quarter of 2019, according to figures released by Danish regulator Spillemyndigheden.

The Irish Government has confirmed it wants to have the new independent gambling regulatory entity up and running by the end of 2019.

Betfan has rolled out its gambling services in the Polish market, claiming to be the only with the online operator offering consumers in the country the chance to wager on a range of non-sporting events.

Finnish gaming monopoly Veikkaus has reported marginal year-on-year increases in both gaming revenue and profit for the first quarter, with growth driven by a strong performance from its lottery vertical.