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GiH News Roundup: 43% of Dutch consumers oppose legalizing online gambling; Dutch experts discuss online gambling on radio show

GiH News Roundup: 43% of Dutch consumers oppose legalizing online gambling; Dutch experts discuss online gambling on radio show

According to a recent opinion poll, 34% of respondents in the Netherlands are in favor of legalizing online gambling, 43% are opposed, while 23% don’t know.

GiH News Roundup: Spanish gov’t has no plans for “absolute prohibition” of gambling advertising; Sweden appoints match-fixing coordinator

GiH News Roundup: Spanish gov’t has no plans for “absolute prohibition” of gambling advertising; Sweden appoints match-fixing coordinator

On Wednesday, Spanish Finance Minister María Jesús Montero announced that the government would release specifics on its “ambitious and useful” online gambling ad restrictions in the near future.

GiH News Roundup: Dutch Senate Committee continues to debate gambling reform; Spain likely to introduce severe advertising restrictions

GiH News Roundup: Dutch Senate Committee continues to debate gambling reform; Spain likely to introduce severe advertising restrictions

Tomorrow, the Permanent Committee for Justice and Security of the Dutch Senate will continue its deliberations on both the Remote Gaming and Casino Reform Bills.

GiH News Roundup: Lower House committee greenlights change in land-based sports betting tax; Belgian top referee suspected of match-fixing

GiH News Roundup: Lower House committee greenlights change in land-based sports betting tax; Belgian top referee suspected of match-fixing

The Permanent Committee for Finance of the Dutch Lower House has given green light to the legislative amendment that would change the tax rate on land-based sports betting from 29% of awarded prize money to 29% of gross gaming revenue (GGR) – on the condition that the government will answer a limited number of questions before the plenary debate and vote.

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Outgoing KSA Chairman: Failure to Regulate Remote Gaming an “Embarrassment”  …and More!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Outgoing KSA Chairman: Failure to Regulate Remote Gaming an “Embarrassment” …and More!

Netherlands Gaming Authority Facilitates Gaming Machine Innovation After consulting with trade association VAN Kansspelen, the Netherlands Gaming Authority has decided to facilitate innovation in the land-based gaming sector. Henceforth, it will be easier for gaming machine manufacturers to add games to, or change existing games on slot machines that are already licensed. According to the Netherlands Gaming Authority, the change will[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: outgoing Netherlands Gaming Authority chairman: failure to regulate remote gaming an “embarrassment”

GiH News Roundup: outgoing Netherlands Gaming Authority chairman: failure to regulate remote gaming an “embarrassment”

Jan Suyver, outgoing chairman of the Netherlands Gaming Authority, has called the failure to regulate remote gaming in the country “an embarrassment.”

GiH News Roundup: Holland Casino releases artist impression of Groningen branch; UKGC warns operator of “gathering storm”

GiH News Roundup: Holland Casino releases artist impression of Groningen branch; UKGC warns operator of “gathering storm”

Holland Casino has shared an artist impression of its temporary Groningen branch that is scheduled to open in two months time.

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – MRG to Pursue Dutch License despite Fine  …and More!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – MRG to Pursue Dutch License despite Fine …and More!

Holland Casino Festively Opens Newest Branch on Memorable Night On Thursday, Holland Casino celebrated the grand opening of its newest branch in Amsterdam West. The opening festivities featured an impressive light show, live music, and performances by well-known artists such as Fedde Le Grand, Trijntje Oosterhuis, Berget Lewis, and Jan Versteegh. The 1,500 guests, including many Dutch celebrities, were treated to[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Malta Gaming Authority imposes new license requirements on affiliates; MRG to pursue Dutch license despite fine

GiH News Roundup: Malta Gaming Authority imposes new license requirements on affiliates; MRG to pursue Dutch license despite fine

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has imposed new B2C license requirements on affiliates and marketing firms. “Where the intermediary enters into contractual agreements with players, it is no longer an intermediary but, rather, requires a B2C license,” according to a recent MGA guidance notice.

GiH News Roundup: grand opening of Holland Casino Amsterdam West; MRG joins EGBA; 888 shares fall after slump in UK performance

GiH News Roundup: grand opening of Holland Casino Amsterdam West; MRG joins EGBA; 888 shares fall after slump in UK performance

Holland Casino officially opened its newest branch in Amsterdam West.