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GiH News Roundup: lucky Holland Casino visitor wins €1.4m; Danish regulator launches initiative to educate the public on gambling in video games

GiH News Roundup: lucky Holland Casino visitor wins €1.4m; Danish regulator launches initiative to educate the public on gambling in video games

A lucky punter won the Mega Millions Jackpot worth €1,381,724.60 at Holland Casino Breda.

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority opens public consultation on problem gambling prevention; Winamax expands into Italy

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority opens public consultation on problem gambling prevention; Winamax expands into Italy

The Netherlands Gaming Authority has opened a public consultation on its coordinating role in preventing problem gambling. Swedish gaming regulator Lotteriinspektionen has pledged a renewed crackdown on gambling adverts in the country, after the Swedish Supreme Court enforced a ban on non-regulated gambling operators advertising in local media. French online poker giant Winamax has entered the regulated Italian online gaming[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Holland Casino Groningen “in compliance” with fire codes; Germany’s gray market set to continue as modernization fails

GiH News Roundup: Holland Casino Groningen “in compliance” with fire codes; Germany’s gray market set to continue as modernization fails

The Holland Casino branch in the city of Groningen that was totally destroyed by fire in late August, was in full compliance with all fire safety regulations. Local inhabitants may be invited to help decide on the new temporary location in the city. The latest attempt to modernize Germany’s Interstate Treaty on Gambling has failed as the state of Schleswig-Holstein[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: NetEnt announces strong growth; FanDuel-DraftKings merger canceled; lotteries suffering from revenue decline

GiH News Roundup: NetEnt announces strong growth; FanDuel-DraftKings merger canceled; lotteries suffering from revenue decline

NetEnt has announced double-digit growth in revenues and operating profit for the first half of 2017. The proposed FanDuel-DraftKings merger is now officially dead: Early Thursday afternoon, FanDuel CEO Nigel Eccles issued a statement saying he believed it was “in the best interest of our shareholders, customers, employees and partners to terminate the merger agreement and move forward as an[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Holland Casino works council applies for interim court order; foreign operators ignore fines; Amaya seeks name change

GiH News Roundup: Holland Casino works council applies for interim court order; foreign operators ignore fines; Amaya seeks name change

The works council of Holland Casino has applied for an interim court order to stop the casino’s board from changing the operator’s legal form until the High Court of the Netherlands has heard the council’s pending appeal. Following earlier reports by both State Secretary Dijkhoff and the Netherlands Gaming Authority, Dutch daily De Telegraaf has now also published the fact[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…]