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GiH News Roundup: Dutch punters betting significantly more than during previous World Cup; Senate Committee to address Ministry letter

GiH News Roundup: Dutch punters betting significantly more than during previous World Cup; Senate Committee to address Ministry letter

Tomorrow, the Permanent Committee for Justice and Security of the Dutch Senate will briefly address the letter sent by Minister Sander Dekker for Legal Protection clarifying the proposed establishment requirement, as well as other parts of the coalition agreement that concern remote gaming. Compared to the previous World Cup, Dutch punters are betting considerably more – both with licensed operator[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Spanish online poker GGR reaches historic high; ICE comes to the US; Talpa launches mobile game show

GiH News Roundup: Spanish online poker GGR reaches historic high; ICE comes to the US; Talpa launches mobile game show

Only 7 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. Gross gaming revenue from online poker has reached a historic high of €21.5 million in Q1 2018, according to the latest figures released by the Spanish gaming regulator. Portugal’s sports bettors have[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Playtech eyeing Dutch remote market; Netherlands Gaming Authority simplifies probity screening form

GiH News Roundup: Playtech eyeing Dutch remote market; Netherlands Gaming Authority simplifies probity screening form

The Netherlands Gaming Authority has introduced a new, simplified form to screen prospective land-based slot machine operators with regard to the demands of the Public Administration (Probity Screening) Act (Wet Bibob). During an unannounced inspection, the Netherlands Gaming Authority discovered illegal sports betting equipment in a drinking establishment in the city of Nijmegen. Playtech’s strategy is to focus on investing[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Dutch gov’t aims to privatize Holland Casino in 2020; Consumentenbond demands enforcement action against Postcode Loterij

GiH News Roundup: Dutch gov’t aims to privatize Holland Casino in 2020; Consumentenbond demands enforcement action against Postcode Loterij

The Dutch government currently aims to privatize state-owned Holland Casino in 2020, said State Secretary Menno Snel of Finance. Consumentenbond, the most prominent Dutch consumer protection organization, has petitioned the Netherlands Gaming Authority to take enforcement action against De Nationale Postcode Loterij for sending out advertising mailers resembling payment reminders. The Council of State, the Netherlands’ highest administrative court, has[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Scientific Games acquires NYX Gaming Group; Stars Group expects higher revenue; Kindred funds problem gambling app

GiH News Roundup: Scientific Games acquires NYX Gaming Group; Stars Group expects higher revenue; Kindred funds problem gambling app

US gaming technology giant Scientific Games Corporation has acquired Canadian online gambling technology provider NYX Gaming Group for US$630m (11x run-rate EBITDA). Netherlands-based operator GamePoint has now been blacklisted by the Belgian Gambling Commission. The Stars Group, parent company of online poker giant PokerStars, has increased its annual revenue guidance following what it sees as a “very positive consumer response”[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: operators continue to withdraw from Dutch market; Romania considers new ad restrictions; Betfred enters CFD market

GiH News Roundup: operators continue to withdraw from Dutch market; Romania considers new ad restrictions; Betfred enters CFD market

Following the introduction of the new Netherlands Gaming Authority’s online enforcement policy, an increasing number of online gaming operators is instructing its affiliates to remove banners and links that target Dutch customers. Ahead of his 3 day course between 19-21 June in Haarlem, The Netherlands, Arjan Korstjens, Course Director of the Casino Marketing Academy, gives insight into the principles underlying[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Italian betting market grew 28% y-o-y; Oulala raises funding; world’s third-largest economy legalizes casinos

GiH News Roundup: Italian betting market grew 28% y-o-y; Oulala raises funding; world’s third-largest economy legalizes casinos

Malta-based daily fantasy operator Oulala (whose CEO spoke at this year’s Gaming in Holland Conference) has raised €1.35m in its latest funding round. The firm intends to use the funds to gain more traction in the B2B sector, as well as enhance its presence in the European DFS market. The Italian sports betting market grew an impressive 28% year-on-year in[Read More…]