Minister Sander Dekker for Legal Protection has submitted his responses to Parliamentary questions tabled by MP Michiel van Nispen (SP) on loot boxes in video games.

The Italian government has indicated there will be a new tender process for online operator licenses before the end of 2020. However, it remains to be seen how many operators would apply while the country’s gambling advertising ban is still in place.

Zeal Network reported a 16% decrease in revenue to €93.2m for the first nine months of 2019 due in part to paying out large jackpots.

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has cancelled Sports Fantech’s B2C gaming license with immediate effect.

Czech finance minister Alena Schillerová revealed that an exclusion register to block a range of individuals – both voluntarily and involuntarily – from gambling would launch next year.

Camelot, operator of the UK National Lottery, has announced year-on-year increases across the board in its H1 report.

There are an estimated 7.4m gaming machines worldwide, a recent Australian survey found. More than half of which are located in Japan.