Holland Casino posted a 12% revenue increase in H1 2019 compared to the same period in the previous year.

Last week, the Trimbos Instituut, a Dutch non-profit research and knowledge center for mental health and addiction, hosted a discussion meeting on the risks of online gambling. The Netherlands Gambling Authority attended the event and published a report.

A Dutch court has decided that the city of Rotterdam is not allowed to close dozens of businesses that hosted illegal betting terminals prior to their appeals being heard.

The Malta Gaming Authority has announced the creation of a new Sports Integrity Unit as part of an initiative to increase focus and resources towards the fight against the manipulation of sports competitions.

The Malta Gaming Authority also announced several new advertising standards in the areas of responsible gambling, player protection and sponsorships.

State-owned lottery operator Française des Jeux (FDJ) will be privatized during the remaining months of 2019, the French finance minister has confirmed.

The state of Nordrhein-Westfalen claims criticism of the third amended State Treaty on Gambling by the European Commission will not lead to any major changes to the wording of the legislation.

Online gambling operator Bet365 will reduce its Gibraltar staff count by 80% following its decision to shift its non-UK business to Malta.