Since 2015, the Dutch gambling sector has grown slightly faster (9%) than the overall economy (7.7%). In 2018, Dutch consumers spent €2.5b on gambling-related products and services.

Former Danish monopoly operator Danske Spil has launched mandatory deposit limits for its online casino and sports betting customers.

William Hill will be closing 700 licensed betting shops across the UK, a process likely to begin before the end of the year.

Operator 1xBet has signed a sponsorship agreement with Spanish La Liga champions FC Barcelona, lasting until 30 June 2024.

Operator 888 Holdings has launched its poker brand, 888Poker, in the Portuguese market.

Portugal’s gross gaming revenues rose by 44% year-on-year during the first quarter of 2019, according to new figures released by regulator SRIJ.

The Swiss gambling regulator has reported a 3.4% year-on-year increase in revenue from the country’s land-based casinos in 2018, driven largely by the slot vertical.

Chinese casinos are embracing surveillance cameras and AI to spot those customers who are likely to lose the most.