The French parliament has approved a binary options, FX and CFD advertisement ban. A similar ban is currently being worked on in the Netherlands as well.

Sportech PLC, holder of the sole Dutch horse racing betting license, has released a trading update for the period from 24 August to 9 November 2016.

Playtech, tech supplier to Holland Casino, has launched a new live dealer roulette product based on HTML5, which offers the latest multimedia support. The new live roultrading updateette game has resulted in increased player engagement levels and higher revenue, according to the supplier.

Sweden-based gaming operator Cherry AB has acquired a UK online casino and sports betting license to add to its existing Malta, Curacao and Schleswig-Holstein licenses.

Carlos Hernández, director of the Spanish regulator Dirección General de Ordenación del Juego (DGOJ), has stepped down from his position.

iGB Affiliate, noted information provider for the iGaming affiliate market, has announced the launch of its new website, “a multi-platform hub that will connect and educate the iGaming affiliate industry.”

Denise Coates, CEO of online gaming business Bet365, became Britain’s highest paid businesswoman after taking home £117.5m last year.