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Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Dutch Gov’t Aims to Democratize Control over Lottery Remittances to Charities and Good Causes …and More!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Dutch Gov’t Aims to Democratize Control over Lottery Remittances to Charities and Good Causes …and More!

Save the Date: KSA Chairman, René Jansen to Speak at GiH Breakfast Briefing On December 17, 2019, Gaming in Holland will organize a breakfast briefing in Amsterdam to update all interested parties on the latest regulatory developments in the Dutch gambling market. The GiH Breakfast Briefing will take place shortly after the General Consultation on gambling policy in the Dutch[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Jack’s Casino agrees partnership with GLORY: COLLISION 2; Italian gov’t withdraws proposals to tax retail punters’ winnings

GiH News Roundup: Jack’s Casino agrees partnership with GLORY: COLLISION 2; Italian gov’t withdraws proposals to tax retail punters’ winnings

Jack’s Casino has agreed a partnership with GLORY: COLLISION 2, the long-awaited rematch between Rico Verhoeven and Badr Hari.

GiH News Roundup: French gov’t eyes €1bn FDJ IPO; Betfred offloads its stake in UK Tote

GiH News Roundup: French gov’t eyes €1bn FDJ IPO; Betfred offloads its stake in UK Tote

The French government hopes to raise €1bn through an IPO of shares in state-owned gambling operator Française des Jeux, starting on November 7.

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Netherlands Gambling Authority Hits LeoVegas with €750k Fine …and More!

As we reported earlier, Peter Geertsen, the former Executive Secretary of the Netherlands Gambling Authority, is asking for donations to pay for the treatment of his son, Stephan, who is suffering from multiple sclerosis (MS). At present, Stephan is still approximately €30,000 short of the amount required for participation in a promising, new form of stem cell therapy. Please consider[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Nederlandse Loterij expands partnership with Scientific Games; Italy proposes new tax on gamblers’ winnings

GiH News Roundup: Nederlandse Loterij expands partnership with Scientific Games; Italy proposes new tax on gamblers’ winnings

Nederlandse Loterij has opted for Scientific Games’ end-to-end sports betting solution.

GiH News Roundup: KSA hits LeoVegas with €750,000 fine; Sportradar acquires platform provider Optima

GiH News Roundup: KSA hits LeoVegas with €750,000 fine; Sportradar acquires platform provider Optima

The Netherlands Gambling Authority (KSA) has fined Malta-based LeoVegas and its Royal Panda subsidiary €350,000 and €400,000 respectively. Both brands have been accused of violating Dutch gambling law in the period between August 2018 and January 2019.

GiH News Roundup: former board members of Italy’s second-largest online gambling operator charged in money laundering investigation; France to create new national gambling regulator

GiH News Roundup: former board members of Italy’s second-largest online gambling operator charged in money laundering investigation; France to create new national gambling regulator

Several former members of the board of Planetwin365 operator SKS365, as well as Marcel Boekhoorn, owner of the investment fund which owns the operator, have received official notice that they are set to be charged as suspects in Italy’s largest money-laundering investigation.

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gambling Authority chairman blogs on loot boxes; Paf lowers annual player loss limit, as new research shows that voluntary limits are largely ineffective

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gambling Authority chairman blogs on loot boxes; Paf lowers annual player loss limit, as new research shows that voluntary limits are largely ineffective

Netherlands Gambling Authority chairman René Jansen has announced that he will write a monthly blog post on a topical issue. His first post deals with video game loot boxes.

GiH News Roundup: Looking back at Holland Casino’s “women and problem gambling” event; closer EU involvement with online gambling policy would benefit players, says EGBA

GiH News Roundup: Looking back at Holland Casino’s “women and problem gambling” event; closer EU involvement with online gambling policy would benefit players, says EGBA

On September 25, Holland Casino, in cooperation with Gaming in Holland and the European Association for the Study of Gambling (EASG), organized a well-attended mini conference on the topic of women and problem gambling.

GiH News Roundup: Construction of new Holland Casino Utrecht venue kicks off; Belgian Gaming Commission launches consultation on advertising restrictions

GiH News Roundup: Construction of new Holland Casino Utrecht venue kicks off; Belgian Gaming Commission launches consultation on advertising restrictions

Earlier this week, the construction of a new venue for Holland Casino’s Utrecht branch kicked off. The new casino building is expected to open its doors to the public in early 2021.