The Netherlands Gaming Authority assisted local police in shutting down an illegal betting shop.

The European Parliament’s Culture and Education Committee decided last week that gambling advertising should continue to be excluded from the scope of the revised Audiovisual Media Service Directive (AMSD), keeping the regulation of such advertising a competency of the individual member states.

Social casino consultant Sandra Wong lists this years’ key highlights in the global poker industry.

Some responsible gaming studies have – surprisingly – found that the absolute burden of harm is greater in low-risk gamblers than in problem gamblers. Psychologists Paul Delfabbro and Daniel King have taken a critical look at this contention.

UK bookmaker William Hill continues to restructure the management of its online division.

A Danish lottery, Det Danske Klasselotteri A/S, will launch its first new product since the year 1753.

Malta will be holding early general elections on June 3.