Belgian punters wagered €616 million in 2015.

Investigations into Malta’s gaming sector could soon be stepped up in the wake of an anti-Mafia probe, which uncovered a €2 billion money-laundering operation, and European Union-wide legislative changes., a social poker app with no real-money companion product, signed a sponsorship deal with Spain’s La Liga football club Sevilla FC, worth “several million dollars.”

888 has announced plans to launch its poker product in Italy in an effort to take advantage of the forthcoming European liquidity compact and the firm’s evolving poker product.

A Portuguese land-based casino operator, Casino Portugal, has been issued the country’s ninth online gambling license. However, of the nine online licenses the local regulator has issued to date, eight are shared between four companies, indicating limited interest among operators to enter the Portuguese online market.

The UK media exhibit an “anti-gambling agenda,” according to Gibraltar’s gambling commissioner Phill Brear.

A new UK online gambling site is pitching itself as the go-to destination for “ethnic sports betting.”

Online and mobile casino content supplier iSoftBet has announced that it has signed a partnership agreement with UK operator William Hill.

Omnichannel Consultant Marcus Wareham discusses digital transformation in the gaming industry.

International Game Technology has signed a multi-year extension to its licensing deal with Caesars Entertainment. Under the new agreement, IGT will retain the rights to represent Caesars, Harrah’s, Paris Las Vegas, Rio, Flamingo, and Horseshoe brands in the lottery industry across the US, Canada, and Europe.

The English Football Association has banned Sutton United’s reserve goalie for influencing a betting market when he ate a meat pie during his team’s landmark FA Cup game against Arsenal.

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