German gambling firm Gauselmann AG has launched a Netherlands-facing social casino website: merkur24.nl. The social casino is also accessible through an iOS and Android-compatible app.

Seven industry associations, including the European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) and the Deutsche Sportwettenverband have lodged a complaint with European Ombudsman Emily O’Reilly against the European Commission for not adequately tackling state betting monopolies that are in violation of EU law.

Using data from 235 million players, customer retention software provider Optimove outlines the six most common social gaming personas.

Tinder-style betting seeks to offer “instant gratification:”

The basic app interface offers players a randomised ‘deck’ of suggested small-stake personally-selected bets on a range of sports and events, giving them the opportunity to swipe either left to discard or right to accept the bet.

Unibet has confirmed it will sponsor the GamblingCompliance Global Regulatory Awards 2017.

The International Cricket Council’s anti-corruption unit is seeking new powers to fight matchfixing.

US daily fantasy operators DraftKings and FanDuel are reportedly close to a merger. What will the companies, as well as industry observers, should look out for if a deal gets done?

An Ohio man claims in a US federal lawsuit that an anti-depressant drug gave him a compulsive gambling habit.

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