Minister for Legal Protection Sander Dekker has finally responded to the Senate’s second round of written question on the Remote Gaming Bill.

Dekker also responded to the Senate’s questions on the Casino Reform Bill. Additionally, the minister informed the Lower House how the government intends to give effect to a number of motions regarding his bill that were adopted by this body back in January.

The Netherlands Gaming Authority has received two reports of minors participating in sports betting during the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Following a Freedom of Information Act (WOB) request made by Stichting Loterijverlies, the Ministry of Justice and Security released all correspondence related to the misleading advertising practices of the Dutch State Lottery (Staatsloterij) and subsequent legal claims.

The application period for the Netherlands Gaming Authority’s annual student thesis awards has opened.

The Netherlands Gaming Authority has imposed a conditional penalty payment on a local restaurant and bar in the municipality of Yerseke for various gambling-related offenses.

Operators that do not apply quickly for Sweden’s gambling licenses could miss the opening of the market in January, the country’s regulator warns.

The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has issued an initial enforcement order to launch an investigation into the Stars Group’s acquisition of SkyBet.

The UK Gambling Commission has warned operators it could take further action if they continue to place “unfair obstacles” in the way of people withdrawing their money.

UK National Lottery operator Camelot is being tipped as the likely frontrunner to manage the privatized operations of French lottery and retail betting monopoly Française des Jeux (FDJ).

A number of leading lottery betting operators, including myLotto24, Multilotto, Legacy8, Lottoland and Lottogo, have joined forces to launch the European Lotto Betting Association (ELBA), a new trade body that will aim to ensure fair regulation of lottery betting products.

William Hill has launched a new responsible gambling initiative “Nobody Harmed by Gambling.”

William Hill has signed exclusive deals with Jockey Club Racing (JCR), Go Racing Yorkshire and various independents to expand its on-course betting portfolio in the UK.

Chinese authorities have broken up a $1.5bn illegal cryptocurrency gambling operation.

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