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GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gambling Authority opens consultation on problem gambling helpline; German regulator prepares to block unlicensed operators

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gambling Authority opens consultation on problem gambling helpline; German regulator prepares to block unlicensed operators

The Netherlands Gambling Authority is calling on stakeholders to share their thoughts on the proposed national problem gambling prevention office (Landelijk loket verslavingspreventie).

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Netherlands Gambling Authority to Hold Information Sessions on CRUKS …and More!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Netherlands Gambling Authority to Hold Information Sessions on CRUKS …and More!

EGBA Recommends Improvements to German Draft State Gambling Treaty The European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) has announced several recommendations for improvements to Germanys proposed online gambling regulations. While the new draft State Treaty on Gambling Regulation will be an important step forward, significant restrictions with regard to product offering, multi-product operations, and marketing remain. EGBA secretary general Maarten Haijer[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Spain announces Europe’s “strictest” gambling advertising measures; WHO and UNICEF highlight online gambling as risk to children’s well-being

GiH News Roundup: Spain announces Europe’s “strictest” gambling advertising measures; WHO and UNICEF highlight online gambling as risk to children’s well-being

Spain’s new gambling advertising restrictions will be the EU’s most far-reaching, Minister of Consumer Affairs Alberto Garzón said during the announcement of the country’s new Royal Decree on Gambling Advertising.

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gambling Authority to hold information sessions on CRUKS; EGBA criticizes German online gambling proposals

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gambling Authority to hold information sessions on CRUKS; EGBA criticizes German online gambling proposals

This March, the Netherlands Gambling Authority will host four information sessions for land-based operators on CRUKS, the Dutch exclusion register.

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Betsson Acquires GiG’s B2C Operations as Netherlands Woes Continue …and More!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Betsson Acquires GiG’s B2C Operations as Netherlands Woes Continue …and More!

Register Now: Gaming in Germany Conference to Address Regulation, Compliance, and Business Opportunities On March 5, the prime ministers of Germany’s sixteen federal states will meet to approve the new State Treaty on Gambling Regulation. The updated treaty will regulate both online sports betting and online casino games and is currently expected to come into force on July 1, 2021.[Read More…]

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.