MP Michiel van Nispen (SP) has officially asked the Minister of Public Security to consider whether video game loot boxes should be considered a form of gambling.

Netherlands Gaming Authority CEO Marja Appelman said (starting at 8:20) during a televised consumer program that there are important similarities between loot boxes and actual gambling.

Loot boxes trigger the brain in ways that are similar to gambling, psychologists say.

Construction of the new Holland Casino building in Venlo has started.

Lottery innovator Lottovate is looking to hire a London-based Netherlands Operations Manager.

This year, the UK National Lottery has suffered a steep decline in revenues and sales. Billionaire newspaper mogul Richard Desmond has developed plans to bid for the National Lottery when the UK franchise comes up for renewal.

The French National Lottery has joined forces with the Swiss data-analytics team, Sportradar, to launch a free-to-play esports site.

The National Basketball Association (NBA) has announced that it will lend its voice to lobbying efforts to legalize and regulate sports betting in the US Congress.

Global casino and hotel developer Caesars Entertainment Corporation is reportedly in the final stages of negotiations to buy two casino properties in the US state of Indiana for $1.7bn

The majority of US hotel and casino workers say they have been sexually harassed by a guest.

Australian operators Tabcorp and Tatts Group have overcome a major barrier in their effort to merge after the Australian Competition Tribunal (ACT) approved the deal.