US-headquartered testing and certification services provider Gaming Laboratories International has agreed a deal to acquire fellow compliance testing outfit NMi Gaming. The new combination will be the leading supplier of testing and compliance services to the global gaming industry.

Dutch Senators have asked the State Secretary of Security and Justice to explicitly refer to the recent decision by the Court of Justice of the European Union in the case Unibet International v. Nemzeti Adó-és Vámhivatal Központi Hivatala when answering the Senate’s earlier written question on the remote gaming bill.

Recent higher-ed graduates are once again invited to participate in the annual Netherlands Gaming Authority Thesis Award competition. The deadline to submit is September 1.

The UK Gambling Commission has unveiled its new enforcement strategy. Key changes include higher financial penalties, particularly in cases of systemic and repeated failings, and putting more stress on the possibility of license review.

Slovakia has stepped up its efforts to discourage unlicensed online gaming in the country.

Customisable odds comparison website SmartBets has expanded its services into the Swedish market.

Playtech has agreed a multi-year extension to its partnership with Sky Betting & Gaming.