Will Dutch gambling legislation be “EU proof” if the long-awaited remote gaming bill will be enacted? The differential treatment of online and offline gaming (lotteries and land-based betting) casts doubt on that ambition.

Centrum voor Verantwoord Spelen (“Center for Responsible Gaming”) has released its annual report.

Nederlandse Loterij is looking to hire a customer service agent for its Toto game.

Vice President of the European Parliament, Alexander Graf Lambsdorff, will be keynote speaker at the joint Summit of Euromat and Deutschen Automatenwirtschaft on June 1, 2017.

Swico, the Swiss chapter of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) federation, warns against the introduction of IP blocking on unlicensed online gambling websites, as such an approach could jeopardize online security and the digital economy.

In response to accusations made by short seller Spotlight Research, online operator Bet365 is claiming it is not operating illegally in China: “There is no legislation which expressly prohibits the supply of remote gambling services into China by operators who are based outside China.”

UK-listed online gaming operator GVC Holdings announced that it was boosting the special dividend to shareholders it proposed in November by 49%.

Stockholm listed online gambling marketing group Catena Media announced the acquisition of three unidentified US affiliate marketing operations from their founders in a deal worth $15m.

Tinder-style sports betting app Bookee won the top prize in the prestigious Brightest Minds Showcase at the iGaming Entrepreneur Conference.