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GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority publishes guidance document for municipalities; WSOP kicks of at Holland Casino Rotterdam

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority publishes guidance document for municipalities; WSOP kicks of at Holland Casino Rotterdam

The Netherlands Gaming Authority has today published its guide on gaming machines for municipalities.

GiH News Roundup: Dutch regulator to hold public meeting on separating gaming and gambling; LeoVegas launches UK-focused sportsbook

GiH News Roundup: Dutch regulator to hold public meeting on separating gaming and gambling; LeoVegas launches UK-focused sportsbook

The Netherlands Gaming Authority will hold a public meeting on October 15 to discuss the risks associated with the increasing disappearance of the boundaries between gambling and gaming.

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Netherlands Gaming Authority Hits Betsson with €300k Fine …and More!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Netherlands Gaming Authority Hits Betsson with €300k Fine …and More!

Spanish Industry Decision Makers to Meet in Madrid at Gaming in Spain Conference The 2018 Gaming in Spain Conference, which takes place November 7-8, 2018 is your single stop to stay informed of the increasingly attractive opportunities offered by the booming Spanish online gaming market. Register now! The event will be held at Wanda Metropolitano, Madrid, the home stadium of[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Staatsloterij searching for winner of unclaimed prize; more Cherry board members suspected of insider trading

GiH News Roundup: Staatsloterij searching for winner of unclaimed prize; more Cherry board members suspected of insider trading

The Dutch State Lottery is looking for the winner of a prize of €100,000 that has so far remained unclaimed.

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority appoints new chair and publishes decision to fine Betsson

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority appoints new chair and publishes decision to fine Betsson

The Netherlands Gaming Authority announced the appointment, as of October 1, of René Jansen as the regulator’s new chairman of the board.

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority hits Betsson with €300k fine

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority hits Betsson with €300k fine

The Netherlands Gaming Authority has hit Betsson’s Netherlands-facing subsidiary Corona, operator of the Oranje and Kroon online casino brands, with a €300,000 fine for offering online gaming to customers in the country without a license. Betsson is reportedly locked in internal deliberations and assessments, as the group judges whether to appeal the decision. As a consequence of the Dutch government’s[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Playtech eyeing Dutch market as Asian profits slump; Sportech reports flat interim results

GiH News Roundup: Playtech eyeing Dutch market as Asian profits slump; Sportech reports flat interim results

Due to “disappointing” market conditions in Asia, Playtech’s adjusted H1 net profit on a constant currency basis slumped by 38% to €83.3m, down from €125.5m during the same period in the previous year. Playtech CEO Mor Weizer: Playtech has identified key markets in Europe and Latin America which have the potential to increase their online penetration of gaming revenue […][Read More…]

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Legal Sports Betting to Benefit Sports Enterprises …and More!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Legal Sports Betting to Benefit Sports Enterprises …and More!

New Charity Lottery “Lot of Happiness” Launches in the Netherlands A new charity lottery operator, Lot of Happiness, owned by Fair Share Nederland, has commenced operations in the Netherlands. The beneficiaries of Lot of Happiness are KiKa, a foundation aimed at supporting research into childhood cancer, and Make-a-Wish Nederland, which seeks to fulfill wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions. Players[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Betway to spend €100m on marketing; LeoVegas pushes back agains Italian gambling advertising ban

GiH News Roundup: Betway to spend €100m on marketing; LeoVegas pushes back agains Italian gambling advertising ban

The European Casino Association’s vice-president for diversity and education (and Holland Casino’s director of security), Janny Wierda, discusses the need for gender diversity in the land-based gaming sector. Holland Casino is looking to hire a Manager Partnerships & Events. Betway has announced plans to spend €100m on marketing in 2019, to support its growth into new international markets. Mobile casino[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: new lottery “Lot of Happiness” launches in the Netherlands; MRG applies for Swedish license

GiH News Roundup: new lottery “Lot of Happiness” launches in the Netherlands; MRG applies for Swedish license

A new charity lottery operator, Lot of Happiness, owned by Fair Share Nederland, has commenced operations in the Netherlands. The beneficiaries of Lot of Happiness are KiKa, a foundation aimed at supporting research into childhood cancer, and Make-a-Wish Nederland, which seeks to fulfill wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions. Players may choose which of the two charities they want[Read More…]