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GiH News Roundup: PokerStars prepares VR poker; OPAP acquires stake in international online operator

GiH News Roundup: PokerStars prepares VR poker; OPAP acquires stake in international online operator

Holland Casino has agreed to sponsor Museumplein Polo Amsterdam, a unique polo tournament in the middle of Amsterdam.

GiH News Roundup: ComeOn launches German brand; UK Labour Party vows to overhaul gambling regulation

GiH News Roundup: ComeOn launches German brand; UK Labour Party vows to overhaul gambling regulation

Cherry AB subsidiary ComeOn has announced the launch of a new German market orientated brand named Blitzino.com.

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Dutch Government to Change Land-based Sports Betting Tax to 29% of GGR  …and More!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Dutch Government to Change Land-based Sports Betting Tax to 29% of GGR …and More!

Minister Dekker: Sanctioned Operators to Be Excluded at Remote Market Opening Last week, the Permanent Committee for Justice and Security of the Dutch Lower House met with Minister for Legal Protection Sander Dekker to discuss a series of topics related to gambling policy. Remote operators that have been sanctioned by the Netherlands Gaming Authority for offering unlicensed games of chance to[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Senate registrar clarifies procedure regarding Remote Gaming Bill; Postcode Lottery announces winner Green Challenge 2018

GiH News Roundup: Senate registrar clarifies procedure regarding Remote Gaming Bill; Postcode Lottery announces winner Green Challenge 2018

Last week, we reported that the Permanent Committee for Justice and Security of the Dutch Senate had moved to finalize its report on the Remote Gaming Bill on October 16, thus ending the written procedure and clearing the way for an up or down vote during a subsequent plenary session.

GiH News Roundup: sanctioned operators to be excluded at remote market opening; Belgium launches criminal investigation over loot boxes

GiH News Roundup: sanctioned operators to be excluded at remote market opening; Belgium launches criminal investigation over loot boxes

Remote operators that have been sanctioned by the Netherlands Gaming Authority for offering unlicensed games of chance to Dutch consumers will be blocked from acquiring a license when the online market opens, Minister Sander Dekker confirmed yesterday.

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Public Consultation Opens on Remote Gaming Secondary Legislation …and More!

Dutch Senate Clears Path for Vote on Remote Gaming Bill The Permanent Committee for Justice and Security of the Dutch Senate has moved to finalize its report on the remote gaming bill on October 16. This will close the written procedure and will clear the way for an up or down vote during a subsequent plenary session. The Committee also decided[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Playtech sells Plus500 stake; UK Gambling Commission repeats warning to operators regarding advertising rules

GiH News Roundup: Playtech sells Plus500 stake; UK Gambling Commission repeats warning to operators regarding advertising rules

Playtech has sold its stake in online trading platform Plus500 for ca. $227.5m.

GiH News Roundup: judicial battles for scarce arcade hall licenses expected to heat up; UK problem gambling rates remain flat

GiH News Roundup: judicial battles for scarce arcade hall licenses expected to heat up; UK problem gambling rates remain flat

Following its opening earlier this week, Meneer Casino has published photographs of the completely renovated Holland Casino Valkenburg.

CORRECTION: The Stars Group and the iDeal payment method

CORRECTION: The Stars Group and the iDeal payment method

Earlier today, we reported in our newsletter that, according to industry publication EGR, The Stars Group had removed iDeal for its customers, citing possible future sanctions by the Netherlands Gaming Authority. This news turned out to be incorrect.

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Mandatory Tendering Procedures Leave Dutch Arcade Halls Vulnerable …and More!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Mandatory Tendering Procedures Leave Dutch Arcade Halls Vulnerable …and More!

Holland Casino Valkenburg Reopens after Extensive Renovations On Tuesday night, the mayor of Valkenburg, Jan Schrijen, opened the completely renovated Holland Casino Valkenburg. The casino’s interior was remodeled extensively and the branch also added a “Welcome Zone” to its game offering, aimed at novice players looking for an easy, low-stakes introduction to casino table games. “We are on the right track[Read More…]