Articles by: Jeroen Laemers

GiH News Roundup: Holland Casino Groningen opens temporary venue; William Hill to appeal KSA fine

GiH News Roundup: Holland Casino Groningen opens temporary venue; William Hill to appeal KSA fine

Holland Casino Groningen, which suffered a devastating fire in 2017, will today open its temporary replacement venue.

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority fines William Hill €300,000; Ministry responds to Senate questions on Remote Gaming Bill

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority fines William Hill €300,000; Ministry responds to Senate questions on Remote Gaming Bill

The Netherlands Gaming Authority has hit William Hill with a €300,000 fine for offering online gambling in the country without a license.

Ministry Responds to – Presumably – Final Round of Senate Questions on Remote Gaming Bill

Ministry Responds to – Presumably – Final Round of Senate Questions on Remote Gaming Bill

Minister for Legal Protection Sander Dekker has responded to what is presumably the final round of written questions tabled by the Permanent Committee for Justice and Security of the Dutch Senate.

GiH News Roundup: Slovakia close to opening online market; European regulators see gambling in video gaming as foremost challenge

GiH News Roundup: Slovakia close to opening online market; European regulators see gambling in video gaming as foremost challenge

Slovakia’s parliament approved the Gambling Act drafted by the Ministry of Finance, which would open the country’s online gaming market to private operators.

GiH News Roundup: Slovakia’s online market to open in July 2019; Swedish regulator to rebrand when liberalized market opens on January 1

GiH News Roundup: Slovakia’s online market to open in July 2019; Swedish regulator to rebrand when liberalized market opens on January 1

Slovakia’s online gambling market will open in July 2019. The decision by the parliament of the Slovak Republic leaves the Netherlands even more of an outlier in the EU.

GiH News Roundup: Holland Casino Nijmegen “best casino of the Netherlands;” Svenska Spel welcomes new level playing field in Sweden

GiH News Roundup: Holland Casino Nijmegen “best casino of the Netherlands;” Svenska Spel welcomes new level playing field in Sweden

Holland Casino Nijmegen has won OneTime’s 2018 Best Casino of the Netherlands Award.

INFOGRAPHIC | Online operators contribute €325m to European sports, sustain 33,000 EU jobs across 14 member states

INFOGRAPHIC | Online operators contribute €325m to European sports, sustain 33,000 EU jobs across 14 member states

European online gambling operators are contributing €325m to sports and employing 33,000 workers across the European Union, according to new data released by industry group European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA).

GiH News Roundup: Sweden issues first licenses; UK Gambling Commission fines operators

GiH News Roundup: Sweden issues first licenses; UK Gambling Commission fines operators

Sweden has issued its first 16 licenses for the re-regulated market that is to launch on January 1. State-owned Svenska Spel and ATG are both on the list, as are international giants Bet365 and Bwin, and Swedish operators Unibet, LeoVegas and Betsson.

GiH News Roundup: Ireland to review betting tax increase; Playtech founder sells off remaining stake; Codere faces bleak outlook

GiH News Roundup: Ireland to review betting tax increase; Playtech founder sells off remaining stake; Codere faces bleak outlook

Irish Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe has confirmed a decision to review plans to double the country’s betting tax, after warnings from Irish Bookmakers Association (IBA) that the move would lead to significant job losses.

GiH News Roundup: Evolution Gaming to acquire Ezugi; Holland Casino hosts 27th edition of Master Classics of Poker

GiH News Roundup: Evolution Gaming to acquire Ezugi; Holland Casino hosts 27th edition of Master Classics of Poker

Live casino provider Evolution Gaming has entered into an agreement to acquire the business of Ezugi, a live dealer gaming provider, in an all cash deal with an initial consideration of $12 million.