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GiH News Roundup: Swedish parliament passes new gambling bill; Netherlands Gaming Authority to focus on betting operators during World Cup

GiH News Roundup: Swedish parliament passes new gambling bill; Netherlands Gaming Authority to focus on betting operators during World Cup

Only 8 days to go before the 7th annual Gaming in Holland Conference & Expo kicks off in Amsterdam! Register today or check out the event’s agenda here. The Netherlands Gaming Authority said it will pay special attention to the actions of unlicensed online betting operators, in particular those not excluding minors, ahead and during the upcoming FIFA World Cup.[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: entries open for the inaugural Responsibility in Gaming Awards; Malta passes new Gaming Act

GiH News Roundup: entries open for the inaugural Responsibility in Gaming Awards; Malta passes new Gaming Act

The inaugural Responsibility in Gaming Awards is now open for entries. Designed to reward outstanding performance and responsible practice in the Dutch gaming sector, the Awards feature a broad range of categories for operators, service providers, social care organizations, and individuals. Those wishing to enter the Responsibility in Gaming Awards must do so by midnight on 30th May 2018. Despite[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Council of State sides with Sportech in tote betting dispute; gambling participation in Sweden on the decline

GiH News Roundup: Council of State sides with Sportech in tote betting dispute; gambling participation in Sweden on the decline

The Council of State, the Netherlands’ highest administrative court, has found that the initially successful appeal of Betfair against the Netherlands Gaming Authority’s decision of November 2014 to grant the single tote betting license to competitor Sportech Racing should be decided anew. Sportech successfully argued that it should have been able to argue for its interest at the original appeal.[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Betsson asks EC to re-open infringement proceedings against the Netherlands; Dutch gambling law compliant with EU law?

GiH News Roundup: Betsson asks EC to re-open infringement proceedings against the Netherlands; Dutch gambling law compliant with EU law?

Betsson has asked the European Commission to re-open infringement proceedings against the Netherlands. Ulrik Bengtsson, CEO and President, Betsson AB: Betsson view the ongoing confusion in the Dutch market as unacceptable. We have therefore submitted an official complaint to the European Commission. The current law in the Netherlands is not in line with EU law and we have therefore asked[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Partypoker signs Marcel Luske as brand ambassador; three major operators aim to join Malta’s iGaming regime

GiH News Roundup: Partypoker signs Marcel Luske as brand ambassador; three major operators aim to join Malta’s iGaming regime

Partypoker signs the Netherlands all-time live tournament money earner, Marcel Luske, as their new brand ambassador. Malta’s Prime Minister Joseph Muscat revealed that two major gambling operators have applied for licenses from the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA). However, the official did not name the companies due to non-disclosure agreements. Earlier, Sky Betting & Gaming also applied for a MGA license.[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Novomatic Netherlands buys arcades; AI and problem gambling detection; NMi opens Madrid office

GiH News Roundup: Novomatic Netherlands buys arcades; AI and problem gambling detection; NMi opens Madrid office

Novomatic Netherlands has bought the seven SuperGame arcades owned by Ron and Marcel Traarbach, all of which are located in the Limburg region. The Netherlands Gaming Authority is training municipal inspectors to detect illegal gambling in the food and beverage industry. Can AI spot problem gambling earlier? The answer is “maybe:” However […] every player has a different profile and[Read More…]