The Netherlands Gaming Authority, in consultation with the Ministries of Justice and Finance, has decided to abolish several provisions that currently determine the minimum extent of the Dutch State Lottery’s mandatory remittance to the state’s coffers, in order to allow greater financial flexibility ahead of the operator’s possible privatization.

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) is pushing back against local media reports that Italian organized crime groups had attempted to infiltrate Malta’s gaming industry.

The first online poker operators licensed in the regulated markets of Spain and France will begin sharing liquidity across the border in the coming weeks, the French and Spanish regulators have announced.

888 has launched an Italian-facing poker site to complement its casino and sportsbook offering.

Fortbet, the majority shareholder in Central and Eastern European bookmaker Fortuna Entertainment Group have announced that they will make a formal takeover offer that will take the company private in order to better compete with its rivals.

LeoVegas has completed its previously announced acquisition of a 51%, majority stake in the CasinoGrounds streaming network.

Lithuania-based Edgeless has become the first blockchain casino operator to acquire a license in Curacao.