Online gaming regulation in the Netherlands has been “chaotic” and “a nightmare,” according to Ulrik Bengtsson, former CEO of Betsson, at EiG 2017. Bengtsson also said, citing compliance and consolidation, that it is “very hard” to see a sustainable future for a lot of small affiliates.

The Federal Administrative Court of Leipzig has ruled against two EU-based operators that Germany’s prohibition of online casino, scratchcard and poker games is constitutional.

An unnamed gaming company in the Rotterdam region is looking to hire a test engineer.

The UK government will not recommend a specific maximum stake for FOBTs when it unveils the findings of its triennial review this week. Instead, the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) will run a twelve-week consultation to allow bookmakers and opponents to argue the case for a cut to £50, £20, or £2.

The Parliament of Greece is set to debate on a draft bill on gaming, which would allow online betting and casino-type games.

GVC’s online poker room partypoker will guarantee more than $100 million in prize money across its “Millions” schedule of live events next year.

The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) will take over the supervision of binary options trading from the UK Gambling Commission in January when Britain adopts the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID 2).

UK online gambling operator Stan James Online has been slapped with a £80k penalty for social responsibility and anti-money laundering failures.

Blockchain lottery operator Quanta Technology Limited has been granted an Isle of Man gaming license.

Professional snooker player Stuart Bingham has been handed a six-month ban after breaching World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) betting rules. The WPBSA does not permit players to wager on matches involving themselves.

UK operator Sun Bets faces an uncertain future despite rising revenues, according to the latest trading update from Australian parent company Tabcorp.