No fewer than 125 companies have formally expressed their interest to the Netherlands Gambling Authority in acquiring a remote gaming license once the Dutch online market officially opens.

Holland Casino has appointed a new member to its supervisory board.

As part of an effort by the industry to improve its image, the UK’s five largest bookmakers – Bet365, William Hill, GVC, Sky Bet and Flutter – have volunteered to increase their voluntary donations to problem gambling causes from 0.1% to 1% of revenues over the next five years.

The newly relaunched International Betting Integrity Association (formerly ESSA) has announced that industry business data and information supplier H2 Capital will become its lead market data provider.

For the second year running, the European Casino Association (ECA), Clarion Gaming and the Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM) continue their gender diversity scholarship for executive development.

Nearly 60% of Spanish adults view gambling as just another form of entertainment and maintain that losing money via gambling is no different than paying for a movie ticket, gaining entry to a theme park or paying for drinks at a bar.

Finnish gambling monopoly Veikkaus has expanded its range of iGaming content through a new partnership with Swedish casino games developer NetEnt.