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Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Dutch Eredivisie Football Club PSV Gauges Support for Online Gambling Partnership among Season Ticket Holders …and More!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Dutch Eredivisie Football Club PSV Gauges Support for Online Gambling Partnership among Season Ticket Holders …and More!

Especially selected for you: the latest in Dutch and international gaming news. But first I would like to call your attention to the plight of Peter Geertsen, the former Executive Secretary of the Netherlands Gambling Authority, who is asking for donations to pay for the treatment of his son who is suffering from multiple sclerosis (MS). Please consider donating if you[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: German online casino advertising up despite near-countrywide ban; China pressures Philippines to shutter online gambling sites

GiH News Roundup: German online casino advertising up despite near-countrywide ban; China pressures Philippines to shutter online gambling sites

Gambling advertising spending is at a five-year peak in Germany, despite many of the promoted products being viewed as illegal by the local government.

GiH News Roundup: Online gambling dominates Sweden’s market in Q2; Swedish regulator hands out fines for offering bets on underage games

GiH News Roundup: Online gambling dominates Sweden’s market in Q2; Swedish regulator hands out fines for offering bets on underage games

During Q2, online operators generated more than half of total gambling revenue in Sweden’s regulated market.

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Netherlands Gambling Authority Fines Kindred Group …and More!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Netherlands Gambling Authority Fines Kindred Group …and More!

Registration for “Women and Gambling Addiction” Mini Event Now Open! In most western countries, overall problem gambling rates have remained flat or fell slightly over the past few years. However, the number of women with severe gambling problems appears to be sharply on the rise. In order to raise awareness of this growing problem and to indicate the way forward[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gambling Authority fines Kindred Group; Holland Casino Nijmegen considers future relocation

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gambling Authority fines Kindred Group; Holland Casino Nijmegen considers future relocation

Kindred Group has today been issued a penalty of €470,000 by the Netherlands Gambling Authority (KSA) for accepting bets from Dutch customers.

GiH News Roundup: German online sports betting market facing tough restrictions; Veikkaus ramps up player protection controls

GiH News Roundup: German online sports betting market facing tough restrictions; Veikkaus ramps up player protection controls

The German state of Hesse is gearing up to begin the process to award the country’s sports betting licenses, with analysts warning that operators could see up to 70% of revenue disappear as a result of the restrictive operating model.

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Gov’t Opens Public Consultation on Dutch Online Gambling Regulations …and More!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Gov’t Opens Public Consultation on Dutch Online Gambling Regulations …and More!

Netherlands Gambling Authority Fines GVC’s Bwin Brand €350k The Netherlands Gambling Authority has issued a €350,000 fine to GVC-owned subsidiary bwin for offering online gambling services to Dutch customers. When employees of the Dutch regulator visited the operator’s website in August 2018 and January 2019, they found that players from the Netherlands, contrary to players from e.g. the US, Poland, and[Read More…]

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Netherlands Gambling Authority Publishes Policy Rule on “Cooling-Off Period” …and More!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Netherlands Gambling Authority Publishes Policy Rule on “Cooling-Off Period” …and More!

Netherlands Gambling Authority Publishes AML Guideline The Netherlands Gambling Authority has published a new guideline outlining how operators can implement the provisions of the Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorist Financing Act (Wwft). At present, only Holland Casino is subject to the Wwft. Land-based slot machine operators and lotteries are currently exempt. In the future, online operators will also be subject to the[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: GLMS reports 64 instances of suspicious betting activity in H1 2019; SBTech wins Veikkaus tender

GiH News Roundup: GLMS reports 64 instances of suspicious betting activity in H1 2019; SBTech wins Veikkaus tender

The Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS), the sports betting integrity body for the lottery industry, reported 64 matches to its partners in the first half of 2019 as a result of suspicious betting activity.

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gambling Authority publishes policy rule on cooling-off period and AML guideline

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gambling Authority publishes policy rule on cooling-off period and AML guideline

The Netherlands Gambling Authority has published a provisional policy rule outlining the specific provisions regarding the “cooling-off period” for prospective licensees who actively targeted the Dutch market in the past.