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The Ministry of Justice and Security has released the presentations on consumer protection, the prevention of gambling addiction, and the prevention of gambling-related crime, which were delivered during the May 31 public information session on the secondary legislation on remote gaming. The Ministry also released a separate recap of the event.

On Friday, Stichting Loterijverlies argued before the Appeals Court in Amsterdam that Liesker Procesfinanciering has employed deceptive tactics in its attempts to take over Loterijverlies’ class action lawsuit against the Dutch State Lottery (now: Nederlandse Loterij).

The UK government bowed to pressure from bookmakers and agreed to a two-year delay before slashing the maximum stake on fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs). But while £2 maximum stakes on FOBTs will not be introduced until April 2020, the accompanying higher online gambling tax, to compensate for lower land-based tax revenues, will come into force as early as April 2019.

Italy’s plan to ban gambling adverts are expected to have a “massive impact” on online companies, handing an advantage to land-based operators.

888sport has unveiled its own request-a-bet (RAB) product in time for the 2018 World Cup. The sportsbook is trialling the Kambi-developed #marketmaker throughout the tournament, and early response has been “wholly positive,” according to an 888 spokesperson.

The Las Vegas Lights soccer club has teamed up with UK bookmaker William Hill – the first US sports team to announce an official betting partner.

Vietnam’s government has expanded its legal sports betting market to include a wider variety of wager-worthy sports.

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