Minister Sander Dekker for Legal Protection announced that the Dutch government intends to decrease the mandatory remittance for Dutch charity lotteries from 50% to 40% of revenues, starting on January 1, 2020.

Private broadcaster WNL aired a documentary on the Dutch gambling sector, featuring the vice chair of the Netherlands Gambling Authority and several operators.

As the Janshen-Hanhraths Group was founded 60 years ago, the operator will organize a reunion meeting for both current and former employees.

Public prosecutors in the Netherlands requested suspended sentences, penalty fines, and confiscation of profits in a case against several facilitators of an illegal lottery.

Under pressure from Norway’s national gambling regulator, the governance of the Norwegian Chess Federation voted against the “cooperation deal” proposed by Kindred Group Plc flagship subsidiary Unibet.

GVC Holdings announced that 900 of its Ladbrokes and Coral betting shops could face closure.

Svenska Spel’s Research Council has selected five new research projects to support, issuing grants totalling SEK5m (€474k) to initiatives looking to find ways to better treat understand gambling addiction.

Malta-based games developer Synot Games has become the latest firm to acquire a Swedish online gaming license.