On Wednesday and Thursday, another successful edition of the annual Gaming in Holland Conference took place in Amsterdam. We will have a full report up soon.

In the mean time, the full speech that Netherlands Gambling Authority chairman René Jansen delivered at the GiH Conference is available here.

Additionally, the Dutch regulator also published a form (available in both Dutch and English) allowing prospective licensees to express their interest in acquiring a remote license.

The full text of Holland Casino CEO Erwin van Lambaart’s presentation on the future of the state-owned operator – now that privatization of the state-owned operator appears to be off the table for now – is available here.

Holland Casino’s Experience Zone and Pas op Gamen en Gokken won the 2019 Gaming in Holland Awards for Innovation of the Year and Responsible Gaming Initiative of the Year, respectively.

Other news

The Global Lottery Management System (GLMS) has identified 33 instances of suspicious betting activity during the first quarter of the year.

Spanish gambling regulator Dirección General de Ordenación del Juego (DGOJ) has published its new three-year strategy, prioritizing addiction prevention and social responsibility.

Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has launched its new sportsbook with Guts.com, as it seeks to position its in-house brand as a sportsbook-led operator.

Following a change in ownership, Malta-based operator MaxEnt Limited has been stripped of its UK operating license.

Greek gaming operator OPAP has reported a year-on-year increase in revenue and profit for the first quarter, primarily due to ongoing growth within its video lottery terminals (VLTs) and KINO lottery businesses.

Operator GVC Holdings has passed its new payment scheme, which involves reducing CEO Kenny Alexander’s salary to £800,000 a year, at its AGM in Gibraltar. However, GVC noted its disappointment with the 41.96% of shares used to voted against it.