Yesterday, Novomatic subsidiary Eurocoin Gaming launched its new Batman-themed slots cabinet.

The District Court in Amsterdam ruled yesterday, in a court case that could potentially have an impact on gambling operators, that announced rules of play in the television show “Miljoenenjacht” may trump legal obligations and protections that are, in other circumstances, normal elements of commercial activity.

The new Holland Casino branch in the western part of Amsterdam is almost finished.

The Fair Play Casino in Rotterdam has been completely renovated and will celebrate its grand opening on 16 September.

A lucky visitor of Holland Casino Venlo won 1 kilogram of gold.

Trade association VAN Kansspelen is looking to hire a policy officer.

Four betting firms could face fines over adverts disguised as news articles, as the UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) upheld complaints against Ladbrokes, 888, SkyBet and Casumo over an advert placed by one particular affiliate. While the companies said they did not approve or condone the adverts, the ASA held them responsible because they stood to benefit from them.

Not coincidentally, it seems, Paddy Power Betfair has warned its affiliates it is adopting a “1 strike policy” with regards to any behavior that may invite regulatory scrutiny onto the operator.

French bookmaker PMU has launched a simplified new horseracing product aimed at a younger and more digitally-savvy audience. “Hipigo” has deliberately been stripped back to basics in order to give beginners the confidence to place bets.

Simon Noy, head of in-play at Kambi, discusses the state of in-play betting in soccer.

UK bookmakers could lose at least £150m (€166.5m) in annual revenue, should the government opt to introduce a new limit on stakes for fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBT). A significant cut to the maximum FOBT stake could lead to the closure of half of the UK’s 9,000 betting shops.

Online lottery betting operator Lottoland’s Australian division is under threat from local state governments looking to defend traditional lottery retailers.

Greek betting and lottery operator OPAP saw its net profit fall by more than one-third in the second quarter of 2017 as revenue declined and the cost of marketing new products rose.

The Czech Republic is set to release a new receipt lottery by October as part of the electronic cash register system launched in 2016 to help fight tax evasion. Under this new scheme, regular shopping receipts can be entered as lottery tickets in a draw.