The District Court of the The Hague has ruled that the Netherlands Gaming Authority was justified in issuing fines to unlicensed online operators Co-Gaming Limited (previously Come On), Onisac Limited, and Mansion Online Casino Limited. The full ruling has not yet been published.
The International Masters of Gaming Law (IMGL) fall 2017 gaming conference will be held in Copenhagen, Denmark, on September 10–12 at the Copenhagen Marriott Hotel. The conference will include presentations on New Jersey’s challenge to the US federal sports betting ban; eSports activities; anti-money laundering measures; responsible gaming; the future of fanstasy sports; and the impact of the ongoing consolidation in the gaming sector.
Nordic iGaming powerhouse Betsson grew year-on-year revenues by 26% to SEK1,177.5m (€123.23m) in the second quarter of 2017.
Suspicious betting patterns have raised match-fixing concerns with regard to three matches in this year’s Wimbledon tournament, according to the Tennis Integrity Unit.
European sports betting integrity body ESSA reported 53 suspicious betting patterns in Q2 2017. Tennis topped the list with 31 cases, followed by football with 15 cases, basketball with five and a single case each for handball and volleyball.
Gaming giants such as William Hill, Bet365, 888Holdings, Bwin, and Bet-at-Home are among the sites set to be blocked in Slovakia after featuring in the country’s first-ever online gambling blacklist.