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GiH News Roundup: Dutch gov’t proposes new AML legislation; Nederlandse Loterij creates prize to reward health and happiness initiatives

GiH News Roundup: Dutch gov’t proposes new AML legislation; Nederlandse Loterij creates prize to reward health and happiness initiatives

The Dutch government has proposed new anti-money laundering legislation which would not only apply to casinos offering table games (as is already the case), but also to amusement halls, lotteries, and sports betting operators. Nederlandse Loterij has created a prize to reward social initiatives that contribute to health and happiness in the Netherlands. A pilot study has shown that E-Assyst,[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority continues with gaming hall inspections; Belgian police officers commit ID theft to gamble

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority continues with gaming hall inspections; Belgian police officers commit ID theft to gamble

On Thursday, the Netherlands Gaming Authority inspected eighteen gaming machine halls to check their compliance with statutory duty of care provisions. On Friday, the regulator inspected twelve more. Dutch poker player Fedor Holz has won the Partypoker LIVE Grand Prix Austria High Roller event. Dozens of police officers in the Belgian city of Antwerp used law enforcement information systems to[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Belgian punters wager €616m annually; Malta’s gaming sector under scrutiny; UK media exhibit “anti-gambling agenda”

GiH News Roundup: Belgian punters wager €616m annually; Malta’s gaming sector under scrutiny; UK media exhibit “anti-gambling agenda”

Belgian punters wagered €616 million in 2015. Investigations into Malta’s gaming sector could soon be stepped up in the wake of an anti-Mafia probe, which uncovered a €2 billion money-laundering operation, and European Union-wide legislative changes. PlayWSOP.com, a social poker app with no real-money companion product, signed a sponsorship deal with Spain’s La Liga football club Sevilla FC, worth “several[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Fair Play launches problem gambling prevention app; UKGC tightens the screw; Nevada casinos post first profits since 2008

GiH News Roundup: Fair Play launches problem gambling prevention app; UKGC tightens the screw; Nevada casinos post first profits since 2008

Dutch land-based slot machine operator Fair Play has now launched a problem gambling prevention app. UK gambling firms that fail to tackle problem gambling and money laundering will soon face heftier fines and a higher risk of losing their operating license, The Guardian reports: The regulator has yet to publish the details of its harsher regime but chief executive Sarah[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: EiG 2016 concludes; Belgian advertising standards; NYX and Endemol Shine agree licensing deal; Betsson revenue rebounds

GiH News Roundup: EiG 2016 concludes; Belgian advertising standards; NYX and Endemol Shine agree licensing deal; Betsson revenue rebounds

Last week, another successful Excellence in Gaming conference concluded in Berlin. Watch video recaps of day 1, day 2, and day 3. Holland Casino’s latest online advertising campaign has been nominated to win “Campaign of the Month” honors at Webshowcase. Belgium’s six foremost private gaming operators have committed themselves to “ethical and responsible” advertising standards. NYX Gaming Group and Endemol[Read More…]