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VIDEO: What influences the length of time people gamble?

VIDEO: What influences the length of time people gamble?

Renowned slots expert Lucien Wijsman will answer this question, and many more, at the upcoming Slot Academy, which will be taking place 6-9 November in Leiden, the Netherlands. Download the course agenda here.

VIDEO Gaming Authority CEO Marja Appelman Calls for Close Cooperation with Municipalities

VIDEO Gaming Authority CEO Marja Appelman Calls for Close Cooperation with Municipalities

Netherlands Gaming Authority CEO Marja Appelman tells Dutch municipalities that the regulator is ready to provide support in order to jointly combat illegal gambling.

FT graphs: Europe generates almost 50% of all online & mobile gambling revenue

FT graphs: Europe generates almost 50% of all online & mobile gambling revenue

On Saturday, the Financial Times published an article outlining how UK and Irish companies came to dominate the global online gaming and betting sector: Firms based in the UK have long benefited from not being as tightly regulated as elsewhere in the world. In some countries, such as China and India, bans on online gambling have pushed the practice underground,[Read More…]

WSOP coming to Rotterdam – Official Holland Casino Video

WSOP coming to Rotterdam – Official Holland Casino Video

iGaming Super Show 2017 day 2 recap

iGaming Super Show 2017 day 2 recap

After a successful Day One, Day Two of the iGaming Super Show 2017 was also a hit with a consistently packed expo floor from opening to close.  Today’s format was similar to yesterday’s with four separate conference tracks running as delegates explored the booths, enjoyed networking drinks and additional delights across the expo floor. There were a number of crypto-currency[Read More…]

iGaming Super Show 2017 day 1 recap

iGaming Super Show 2017 day 1 recap

The iGaming Super Show, the largest event of the year dedicated to the online side of the gambling industry, kicked off today at the RAI in Amsterdam.  From the moment the doors opened this morning the venue was packed, with a huge expo floor featuring affiliate program, service provider and financial betting booths and four separate conference tracks. Today’s AAC/FPE[Read More…]

PE Firm Waterland looking to sell Jack’s Casino

PE Firm Waterland looking to sell Jack’s Casino

  Investeringsmaatschappij Waterland zet JVH, de keten van casino’s met als bekendste merk Jack’s Casino, in de etalage. Dat zeggen meerdere bronnen tegen het FD. Ingewijden stellen dat Waterland gebruik wil maken van de gelegenheid dat Holland Casino ook op de rol staat voor verkoop. Een koper van JVH zou synergievoordelen kunnen behalen als die later ook Holland Casino koopt. Bronnen[Read More…]

Movie Launch this week: The House’ : Will Ferrell, Amy Poehler Run an Underground Casino (Watch)

Movie Launch this week: The House’ : Will Ferrell, Amy Poehler Run an Underground Casino (Watch)

Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler are bringing badassery to suburbia in the first trailer for the New Line comedy “The House,” which has a prime summer release date of June 2, 2017. Ferrell and Poehler portray parents who lose the money intended to pay for their daughter’s college tuition and open an underground casino out of desperation. Poehler totes a flame-thrower, proclaiming “I feel[Read More…]

CJEU on Online gambling: Court rejects non-transparent licensing regimes and prohibits enforcement measures

CJEU on Online gambling: Court rejects non-transparent licensing regimes and prohibits enforcement measures

Today, the CJEU manifestly ruled that enforcement actions against EU licensed operators unlawfully excluded from national licensing processes are prohibited and not in compliance with EU law (case Unibet International (C-49/16). The Court confirmed the obligation on Member States to organise transparent licensing processes and rejected EU countries’ discretion to impose enforcement measures. This ruling comes at a crucial time[Read More…]

Usain Bolt, World’s Fastest Man, to Bring Speed and Smarts to Poker in Partnership With PokerStars

Usain Bolt, World’s Fastest Man, to Bring Speed and Smarts to Poker in Partnership With PokerStars

On verge of retiring from track competition, Olympic champ becomes an ambassador for PokerStars Usain Bolt, record-breaking sprinter and undisputed fastest man on the planet, will promote the game of poker as part of a new partnership with PokerStars, an Amaya Inc. (Nasdaq: AYA; TSX: AYA) brand. Bolt, an eight-time Olympic gold medallist, announced his new partnership via a social[Read More…]