A Dutch lottery, Lotisico, which has been founded in 1902 as an insurance company, has been failing to meet its obligations. The Netherlands Gaming Authority, however, is unable to take action as the regulator’s mandate does not cover lotteries that were founded before 1905.

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio will be a speaker at the “Goed Geld Gala” of the Nationale Postcode Loterij.

The Netherlands Gaming Authority is looking to hire a senior enforcement lawyer, as well as an all-round inspector.

The European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) has asked the Norwegian Data Protection Inspectorate (DPI) to urgently investigate a Norwegian payment blocking scheme for serious breaches of the privacy of Norwegian citizens when conducting online payments.

The Austrian government has collected at least €155m in taxes and duties since 2011 from 17 online gambling operators who lack official government approval to operate in their country.

Central European operator Fortuna has predicted EBITDA growth in the range of 135-150% for 2017 in its latest trading update.

A UK punter who is barred from accessing an online betting account with Ladbrokes has had £800 taken in monthly “dormancy” fees from his balance.

Non-resident players in Spain and France can now register an account on PokerStars’ Spanish site to play in games on the newly formed Southern European player pool.

Ladbrokes Coral and Kindred Group have become the latest major operators to secure partnerships with data provider Football DataCo.

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