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Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Netherlands Gaming Authority Fines Tiplix Operator €170k …and More!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Netherlands Gaming Authority Fines Tiplix Operator €170k …and More!

Justin Franssen, Ron Goudsmit, and Pieter Remmers Join Gaming in Holland Advisory Board Gaming in Holland aims to be the leading the Netherlands-facing platform for the gaming, betting and lottery industries. With 2,000+ members, it is already the largest B2B platform for the Dutch market. Read our full mission statement here. In order to forge even stronger connections with the Dutch[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: the future of gambling in the Netherlands; Spain’s online market tops €10bn; Kindred Group posts strong revenue growth

GiH News Roundup: the future of gambling in the Netherlands; Spain’s online market tops €10bn; Kindred Group posts strong revenue growth

Dutch magazine Quote has an extensive piece (€) on the future of gambling and lotteries in the Netherlands. Its main takeaway: nobody knows exactly what is going to happen. As we reported earlier, the Dutch Public Prosecutor is taking aim at illegal sports betting terminals. There is strong local opposition against plans to move a Hommerson casino to a poor[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Dutch attorney vows to go after Postcode Loterij; betting on low-level tennis matches; LeoVegas to launch Irish sportsbook

GiH News Roundup: Dutch attorney vows to go after Postcode Loterij; betting on low-level tennis matches; LeoVegas to launch Irish sportsbook

Dutch attorney Peter Plasman wants to “go after” the Postcode Loterij. An extensive interview with Plasman will be broadcasted on Dutch television on Monday, February 13, on 22:30 at RTL Z. The Minister of Security and Justice, Stef Blok, answered Parliamentary questions regarding match-fixing in tennis. In his answers, Blok hints that secondary legislation that is currently being worked on[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: interview with Marja Appelman in GiH Magazine; Kambi strikes deal with Greentube; greater focus on small acquisitions

GiH News Roundup: interview with Marja Appelman in GiH Magazine; Kambi strikes deal with Greentube; greater focus on small acquisitions

Photos of the Gaming in Holland Lunch @ICE 2017 are now available. “Operators better take us seriously,” the Netherlands Gaming Authority CEO Marja Appelman told Gaming in Holland Magazine in an exclusive interview. If you would like to receive a free copy by mail, please email us at freesubscription@gaminginholland.com. Sportsbook provider Kambi will offer its state-of-the art sports betting service[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: ICE 2017 highlights; healthy growth for Spain’s online market; Swedish punters prefer international operators

GiH News Roundup: ICE 2017 highlights; healthy growth for Spain’s online market; Swedish punters prefer international operators

Marja Appelman, CEO of the Netherlands Gaming Authority, spoke at the International Casino Conference in London on February 6. “We will enforce legislation in a strict manner,” Appelman said. Check out these ICE 2017 highlights – day two here. Swedish-facing international online gambling operators continued to outpace domestic operators’ revenue growth in 2016. Figures released this week by Spanish gaming[Read More…]

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – GiH Exclusive: “Making Holland Casino Future Proof” …and More!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – GiH Exclusive: “Making Holland Casino Future Proof” …and More!

First Issue of Gaming in Holland Magazine to Be Presented @ICE 2017 During today’s Gaming in Holland lunch at ICE 2017, we will launch our very own, hard copy GiH Magazine. In case you are not at ICE, but would still like to receive a free copy by mail, please email us at freesubscription@gaminginholland.com. Gaming in Holland Magazine will appear[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Postcode Loterij distributes €341m; Netherlands Gaming Authority will be “strict;” Kindred Group enters DFS market

GiH News Roundup: Postcode Loterij distributes €341m; Netherlands Gaming Authority will be “strict;” Kindred Group enters DFS market

Last night, the Dutch Postcode Loterij distributed €341m among 110 different charities and good causes at the “Goed Geld Gala.” Online magazine De Correspondent took an in-depth look at how that money is being apportioned. The Netherlands Gaming Authority aims to be strict. Reliable operators, however, will be given as much room as possible to develop an attractive product offering.[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: looking Back at the KKF/IMGL Annual Gaming Industry Event; Appeals Court sides with Holland Casino; tube strike called off

GiH News Roundup: looking Back at the KKF/IMGL Annual Gaming Industry Event; Appeals Court sides with Holland Casino; tube strike called off

Last Friday, Kalff Katz & Franssen and the International Masters of Gaming Law (IMGL) co-hosted their Annual Gaming Industry Event. Check out our video footage of the event here. The Enterprise Division of the Appeals Court in Amsterdam has sided with the board of Holland Casino against the organization’s Works Council, allowing the casino operator to be transformed from a[Read More…]

Looking Back at the Kalff Katz & Franssen / IMGL Annual Gaming Industry Event

Last Friday, Kalff Katz & Franssen and the International Masters of Gaming Law (IMGL) co-hosted their Annual Gaming Industry Event at the Industrieele Groote Club in Amsterdam. Featured speakers were Marja Appelman, CEO of the Netherlands Gaming Authority, Peter-Paul de Goeij, Managing Director of Lottovate, and Erwin van Lambaart, CEO of Holland Casino.   In case you missed it, or[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: GVC releases upbeat trading update; Betsson acquires NetPlay TV; Lottoland in trouble with Advertising Standards Authority

GiH News Roundup: GVC releases upbeat trading update; Betsson acquires NetPlay TV; Lottoland in trouble with Advertising Standards Authority

Visitors to ICE will have unrivaled access to London’s foremost gaming venues. GVC, owner of Bwin, PartyPoker, Sportingbet and Foxy Bingo, reported that in the three months to December 2016 its net gaming revenue (NGR) was up 7% year-on-year to €2.51 million per day. Betsson Group is back on the acquisition trail after reaching an agreement to buy interactive TV[Read More…]