The inaugural Responsibility in Gaming Awards is now open for entries.

Designed to reward outstanding performance and responsible practice in the Dutch gaming sector, the Awards feature a broad range of categories for operators, service providers, social care organizations, and individuals.

Those wishing to enter the Responsibility in Gaming Awards must do so by midnight on 30th May 2018.

Despite protests from the local building aesthetics committee, Holland Casino Utrecht will be allowed to operate its multi-color luminous facade.

Nederlandse Loterij is looking to hire a Responsible Gaming / CSR Officer.

Gaming companies reportedly threatened to leave Malta after Italian prosecutors exposed mafia infiltration of the Maltese gaming industry. However, the Malta Gaming Authority said that these stories were “completely false and solely intended to tarnish the reputation of the Maltese Jurisdiction.”

The Maltese Parliament has given its approval to the third and final reading of the new national Gaming Act. The new act will strengthen the Maltese Gaming Authority’s powers to enforce industry compliance, standards and regulatory guidelines on gambling/betting stakeholders.

Women’s participation in, and harm from gambling, is steadily increasing. Researchers found that there are clear differences in the gambling behavior, product preferences, and perceptions of product harms between subgroups of women.

Italy’s sports betting activity during April rose online, but fell at the retail level.

Portugal’s regulated online gambling market relied on its online casino vertical to provide a year-on-year boost in the first quarter of 2018.

Spanish-based international gaming operator Codere saw a $9.45m decrease to its operating profit during Q1 2018 and a 5.4% decline to its operating revenue as net income totaled just $957,000 for the period.

Betfair teamed up with FC Barcelona to bring Virtual Reality to life with the help of Iniesta, Coutinho, Ter Stegen, Paulinho and Rakitic.

A cryptocurrency startup company said it has created a blockchain system offering “valid randomness” in iGaming.

Matti Kankainen from Veikkaus Casino Helsinki in Finland was crowned winner of the European Dealer Championship 2018.