Unibet has withdrawn its appeal against the fine that was issued by the Netherlands Gambling Authority in August 2019.

Last night, Dutch comedian Arjen Lubach took aim at the Dutch government for its claim that it seeks to prevent problem gambling, while also operating a series of highly successful gambling monopolies through state-owned operator Nederlandse Loterij. In the past years, several of Nederlandse Loterij’s marketing campaigns have won prestigious advertising awards.

Holland Casino CEO Erwin van Lambaart has been reappointed for a second four-year term. Dutch daily De Telegraaf interviewed Van Lambaart on the state-owned operator’s plans to enter the regulated Dutch online market.

Tomorrow, starting at 15:00, the Dutch Lower House will vote on the motions that were tabled during last week’s plenary debate on gambling policy.

Several specialists, including Warren Russell, Founder & CEO of W2, AVyourself and Co-Founder of the Age Verification Providers Association (AVPA), will dicuss ID and age verification tools during tomorrow’s Gaming in Holland Breakfast Briefing. Please note: the GiH Breakfast Briefing’s program has been extended until noon!

Mindway AI, a Denmark-based software company which specializes in solutions for the identification of problem gambling behavior among online bettors, has hired Rasmus Kjærgaard as its new CEO.

Bethard has become one of the first operators in the UK to impose customized deposit limits on its customers, with the Scandinavian firm saying it wants to go “above and beyond” regulatory requirements in protecting players.

The Swedish Gaming Authority (Spelinspektionen) has launched a nationwide campaign intended to increase awareness of the regulations on gambling in the country.

France’s Senate has passed a budget bill for 2020, including an amendment to calculate gambling tax based on gross gaming revenue (GGR) rather than turnover.

William Hill is set to launch its Mr Green brand in Latvia and has signed an agreement with Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) to use its software platform for the market entry.