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GiH News Roundup: German States agree on new gambling treaty; operators “should take responsibility,” UKGC chairman says

GiH News Roundup: German States agree on new gambling treaty; operators “should take responsibility,” UKGC chairman says

The German federal states have agreed in principle on a treaty that will allow country-wide online gambling – including poker and virtual slots – in the future.

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Operators Invited to Join Us for the Gaming in Holland Lunch @ICE 2020 …and More!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Operators Invited to Join Us for the Gaming in Holland Lunch @ICE 2020 …and More!

UK Gambling Becoming the “New Tobacco?” The UK, Europe’s biggest and most important gambling market, is becoming increasingly hostile to the regulated gambling industry. For instance, Claire Murdoch, head of mental health for the country’s National Health Service (NHS) recently wrote a scalding letter to the chief executives of five major gambling companies stating that incentives offered by companies to[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: UK gambling industry under fire; gambling being positioned as the “new tobacco?”

GiH News Roundup: UK gambling industry under fire; gambling being positioned as the “new tobacco?”

The UK National Health Service has demanded urgent action from the gambling industry to cut gambling addiction.

GiH News Roundup: Dutch Senate groups continue to push for gambling advertising ban; number of female problem in UK gamblers growing faster than men

GiH News Roundup: Dutch Senate groups continue to push for gambling advertising ban; number of female problem in UK gamblers growing faster than men

A vocal minority in the Dutch Senate continues to push for a gambling advertising ban. There is, however, virtually no chance they will succeed.

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Dutch Regulatory Changes Negatively Impact Kindred Group’s Q4 Profits …and More!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Dutch Regulatory Changes Negatively Impact Kindred Group’s Q4 Profits …and More!

Don’t Miss the Holland Party at ICE 2020! As customary, Eurocoin Gaming will organize yet another one of its famous Holland Parties at the upcoming ICE 2020 trade show in London. The Holland Party 2020 will take place on Wednesday, February 5 at the TOP 1 Forever Restaurant, starting at 18:00. For more information on the event and instructions on[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: despite ad ban, Italian online betting operators post revenue increase; British bookmakers brace for ban on credit card betting

GiH News Roundup: despite ad ban, Italian online betting operators post revenue increase; British bookmakers brace for ban on credit card betting

Despite the country’s ad ban, Italian online sports betting operators reported €1.59 billion in revenues in 2019, a 7.4% increase compared to the previous year.

GiH News Roundup: Experts discuss Spanish gambling ad restrictions; LeoVegas withdraws Royal Panda brand from UK market

GiH News Roundup: Experts discuss Spanish gambling ad restrictions; LeoVegas withdraws Royal Panda brand from UK market

The Spanish government is getting ready to introduce far-reaching gambling advertising restrictions. Experts explain what the industry can expect.

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Online Gambling Advertising Restrictions Looming in Spain, Sweden, Belgium, and Greece …and More!

Predicting 2020: CRUKS, Holland Casino, and Counterproductive Consumer Protection Measures It is the time of year for forecasting the gambling sector’s fortunes in the twelve months to come. As always, it’s a fun game. We’ll see an increased focus on the US among European operators. India will be the next grey market destination, and Malta will wane as a gambling[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: UK operators exhibit “excessive reliance” on VIPs, report finds; Spain to impose “tobacco-like” restrictions on gambling advertising

GiH News Roundup: UK operators exhibit “excessive reliance” on VIPs, report finds; Spain to impose “tobacco-like” restrictions on gambling advertising

Several licensed UK gambling operators rely excessively on high-spending VIPs. In one instance, only 2% of customers accounted for no less than 83% of deposits made on an operator’s website.

GiH News Roundup: Dutch Lower House adopts motion on role models in gambling advertising;  only 11 days to comply with Dutch age verification requirements

GiH News Roundup: Dutch Lower House adopts motion on role models in gambling advertising; only 11 days to comply with Dutch age verification requirements

As expected, the Dutch Lower House yesterday adopted two additional motions on gambling policy.