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GiH News Roundup: Dutch regulator rejects Betsson subsidiary appeal against €300k fine; Danish Online Gambling Association launches code of conduct

GiH News Roundup: Dutch regulator rejects Betsson subsidiary appeal against €300k fine; Danish Online Gambling Association launches code of conduct

Last week, the Netherlands Gambling Authority rejected the appeal of Betsson subsidiary Corona Ltd against the €300,000 administrative fine issued by the regulator on July 31, 2018. Corona is now expected to appeal the Gambling Authority’s decision with the local district court.

GiH News Roundup: Council of State orders review of Nederlandse Loterij monopolies; Netherlands Gambling Authority publishes annual report

GiH News Roundup: Council of State orders review of Nederlandse Loterij monopolies; Netherlands Gambling Authority publishes annual report

Thanks to a ruling by the Council of State, the Netherlands’ highest administrative court, the Netherlands Gambling Commission has to explain why having only single licenses for operating the State Lottery and De Lotto does not violate EU law.

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – GiG Affiliate Subsidiary Sanctioned by Netherlands Gambling Authority …and More!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – GiG Affiliate Subsidiary Sanctioned by Netherlands Gambling Authority …and More!

Dutch Financial Regulator Preparing Binary Options Ban The Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) is preparing to introduce a complete ban on binary options and to introduce restrictions on CFD trading. The measures being proposed by the AFM mirror last year’s decision by the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) to renew, for a second time, its temporary ban on[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: TV ad spend up 14% in Sweden; Spain’s online market showing signs of overheating

GiH News Roundup: TV ad spend up 14% in Sweden; Spain’s online market showing signs of overheating

TV gambling advertising in Sweden reached record numbers in January, growing 14% across local TV channels.

GiH News Roundup: Dutch financial regulator prepares binary option ban; GiG affiliate subsidiary hit with KSA cease and desist order

GiH News Roundup: Dutch financial regulator prepares binary option ban; GiG affiliate subsidiary hit with KSA cease and desist order

The Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) is preparing to introduce a complete ban on binary options and to introduce restrictions on CFD trading.

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – 2-Year Cooling-Off Period for Online Operators to Start Before Market Opens …and More!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – 2-Year Cooling-Off Period for Online Operators to Start Before Market Opens …and More!

Bookmakers Blindsided by Stunning Ajax Win in Madrid Not very surprisingly, bookmakers considered Real Madrid the clear favorites in their match against AFC Ajax. On average, they gave a bet of 1.65 for a Real Madrid win, whereas the bet for Ajax winning the game was 5.50. Following their stunning upset, shares of AFC Ajax NV jumped 9.5% to 16.80 euros at[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: join us TOMORROW for business drinks in Amsterdam; illegal betting terminals “omnipresent” in Dutch shopping streets

GiH News Roundup: join us TOMORROW for business drinks in Amsterdam; illegal betting terminals “omnipresent” in Dutch shopping streets

Illegal sports betting terminals are omnipresent in Dutch shopping streets, says the former owner of a Turkish teahouse.

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gambling Authority hikes fines for unlicensed online gambling operators; GVC and Playtech extend partnership

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gambling Authority hikes fines for unlicensed online gambling operators; GVC and Playtech extend partnership

Henceforth, the Netherlands Gambling Authority will issue larger fines for offering online gambling without a license, the regulator announced.

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Free Webinar | Ask YOUR Questions on the Future Regulated Dutch Online Market …and More!

Netherlands Gambling Authority Hits 1xBet with €400k Fine for Offering Unlicensed Gambling The Netherlands Gambling Authority has imposed a €400,000 fine on operator 1xBet for operating in the Netherlands without a license. More specifically, the fined has been issued to the two companies behind the Curacao-licensed 1xBet.com and Cyprus-based xbet-1.com sites, as well as 83 associated online domains. Both 1xbet.com and[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: regulated Dutch online market could “easily” generate €1bn+; skill-based gaming fails to make a splash

GiH News Roundup: regulated Dutch online market could “easily” generate €1bn+; skill-based gaming fails to make a splash

Will the Netherlands be an attractive market for online operators? Restrictive regulations and a high tax rate will be offset by a tech-savvy population with a high discretionary spend, says Alun Bowden in EGR Intel.