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GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gambling Authority issues fines for illegal gaming machines; LeoVegas reports Q4 growth

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gambling Authority issues fines for illegal gaming machines; LeoVegas reports Q4 growth

The Netherlands Gambling Authority has fined two unlicensed operators of land-based gaming machines.

GiH News Roundup: KSA chairman reiterates call for responsibility; Betsson acquires GiG’s B2C vertical while hampered by tough conditions in the Netherlands

GiH News Roundup: KSA chairman reiterates call for responsibility; Betsson acquires GiG’s B2C vertical while hampered by tough conditions in the Netherlands

Chairman of the Netherlands Gambling Authority René Jansen once again called for responsibility from the gaming sector in order to safeguard the industry’s reputation and to prevent the introduction of additional restrictions in the future.

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Decision Makers Attend GiH Lunch @ICE 2020 …and More!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Decision Makers Attend GiH Lunch @ICE 2020 …and More!

German Sports Betting Association Calls for Revision of Draft State Gambling Treaty The German Sports Betting Association (Deutscher Sportwettenverband – DSWV) has urged the federal states to revise the draft State Treaty on Gaming Regulation (GlüNeuRStV). Under the proposed regulations, the licensed market may not be sufficiently attractive to be able to successfully compete with black market offerings, DSWV President[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Authorities raid illegal gambling establishments; Malta’s iGaming sector hurt by rising prices and crumbling infrastructure

GiH News Roundup: Authorities raid illegal gambling establishments; Malta’s iGaming sector hurt by rising prices and crumbling infrastructure

Local authorities in the municipality of Arnhem raided several illegal gambling establishments.

GiH News Roundup: Decision makers attend GiH Lunch @ICE 2020; Spanish government announces gambling advertising restrictions

GiH News Roundup: Decision makers attend GiH Lunch @ICE 2020; Spanish government announces gambling advertising restrictions

The GiH Lunch at @ICE 2020 was a great success with all (future) Dutch gaming industry decision makers attending.

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Netherlands Gambling Authority Chairman Calls on Industry to Demonstrate Responsibility …and More!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Netherlands Gambling Authority Chairman Calls on Industry to Demonstrate Responsibility …and More!

Netherlands Gambling Authority Warns Consumers over Facebook Lotteries The Netherlands Gambling Authority has issued a warning over so-called “dipping” lottery games on Facebook. Most dipping lotteries are offered in closed Facebook groups. Participants can usually enter a draw for only a few euros, but as these lotteries are wholly unregulated, it is unclear whether the advertised prizes and announced winners[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gambling Authority Chairman calls on industry to demonstrate responsibility; LeoVegas announces cost-cutting measures

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gambling Authority Chairman calls on industry to demonstrate responsibility; LeoVegas announces cost-cutting measures

Speaking at the 19th Kalff Katz & Franssen/IMGL Annual Gaming Industry Event, Netherlands Gambling Authority chairman René Jansen called on operators to demonstrate “responsibility” when the regulated Dutch online market opens.

GiH News Roundup: Holland Casino to close smoking areas; Europe’s online gambling market shows double-digit growth

GiH News Roundup: Holland Casino to close smoking areas; Europe’s online gambling market shows double-digit growth

Due to recent court ruling, Holland Casino will be forced to close its smoking areas on April 1, 2020. The complete smoking ban is likely to negatively impact the operator’s revenues.

Gaming in Holland Newsletter- German States Agree on New Gambling Treaty …and More!

Limited Places Available for Next Week’s GiH Lunch @ICE 2020 We still have a limited number of places available for the Gaming in Holland Lunch on Wednesday February 5 at ICE 2020 in London. Operators interested in acquiring a Dutch remote gaming license, as well as tech providers are expressly invited. Remember: the license application period is expected to open[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Dutch court confirms affiliate marketing ban; EGBA welcomes German gambling regulation

GiH News Roundup: Dutch court confirms affiliate marketing ban; EGBA welcomes German gambling regulation

The Council of State, the Netherlands’ highest administrative court, upheld the legitimacy of a cease and desist order issued by the Netherlands Gambling Authority against Malta-based affiliate business Content Publishing Ltd, a Betsson subsidiary.