Articles by: Jeroen Laemers

GiH News Roundup: Spanish gov’t has no plans for “absolute prohibition” of gambling advertising; Sweden appoints match-fixing coordinator

GiH News Roundup: Spanish gov’t has no plans for “absolute prohibition” of gambling advertising; Sweden appoints match-fixing coordinator

On Wednesday, Spanish Finance Minister María Jesús Montero announced that the government would release specifics on its “ambitious and useful” online gambling ad restrictions in the near future.

GiH News Roundup: Dutch Senate Committee continues to debate gambling reform; Spain likely to introduce severe advertising restrictions

GiH News Roundup: Dutch Senate Committee continues to debate gambling reform; Spain likely to introduce severe advertising restrictions

Tomorrow, the Permanent Committee for Justice and Security of the Dutch Senate will continue its deliberations on both the Remote Gaming and Casino Reform Bills.

GiH News Roundup: Lower House committee greenlights change in land-based sports betting tax; Belgian top referee suspected of match-fixing

GiH News Roundup: Lower House committee greenlights change in land-based sports betting tax; Belgian top referee suspected of match-fixing

The Permanent Committee for Finance of the Dutch Lower House has given green light to the legislative amendment that would change the tax rate on land-based sports betting from 29% of awarded prize money to 29% of gross gaming revenue (GGR) – on the condition that the government will answer a limited number of questions before the plenary debate and vote.

GiH News Roundup: outgoing Netherlands Gaming Authority chairman: failure to regulate remote gaming an “embarrassment”

GiH News Roundup: outgoing Netherlands Gaming Authority chairman: failure to regulate remote gaming an “embarrassment”

Jan Suyver, outgoing chairman of the Netherlands Gaming Authority, has called the failure to regulate remote gaming in the country “an embarrassment.”

GiH News Roundup: Holland Casino releases artist impression of Groningen branch; UKGC warns operator of “gathering storm”

GiH News Roundup: Holland Casino releases artist impression of Groningen branch; UKGC warns operator of “gathering storm”

Holland Casino has shared an artist impression of its temporary Groningen branch that is scheduled to open in two months time.

GiH News Roundup: Malta Gaming Authority imposes new license requirements on affiliates; MRG to pursue Dutch license despite fine

GiH News Roundup: Malta Gaming Authority imposes new license requirements on affiliates; MRG to pursue Dutch license despite fine

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has imposed new B2C license requirements on affiliates and marketing firms. “Where the intermediary enters into contractual agreements with players, it is no longer an intermediary but, rather, requires a B2C license,” according to a recent MGA guidance notice.

GiH News Roundup: grand opening of Holland Casino Amsterdam West; MRG joins EGBA; 888 shares fall after slump in UK performance

GiH News Roundup: grand opening of Holland Casino Amsterdam West; MRG joins EGBA; 888 shares fall after slump in UK performance

Holland Casino officially opened its newest branch in Amsterdam West.

GiH News Roundup: PokerStars prepares VR poker; OPAP acquires stake in international online operator

GiH News Roundup: PokerStars prepares VR poker; OPAP acquires stake in international online operator

Holland Casino has agreed to sponsor Museumplein Polo Amsterdam, a unique polo tournament in the middle of Amsterdam.

GiH News Roundup: ComeOn launches German brand; UK Labour Party vows to overhaul gambling regulation

GiH News Roundup: ComeOn launches German brand; UK Labour Party vows to overhaul gambling regulation

Cherry AB subsidiary ComeOn has announced the launch of a new German market orientated brand named Blitzino.com.

GiH News Roundup: Senate registrar clarifies procedure regarding Remote Gaming Bill; Postcode Lottery announces winner Green Challenge 2018

GiH News Roundup: Senate registrar clarifies procedure regarding Remote Gaming Bill; Postcode Lottery announces winner Green Challenge 2018

Last week, we reported that the Permanent Committee for Justice and Security of the Dutch Senate had moved to finalize its report on the Remote Gaming Bill on October 16, thus ending the written procedure and clearing the way for an up or down vote during a subsequent plenary session.