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GiH News Roundup: Dutch regulator rejects Betsson subsidiary appeal against €300k fine; Danish Online Gambling Association launches code of conduct

GiH News Roundup: Dutch regulator rejects Betsson subsidiary appeal against €300k fine; Danish Online Gambling Association launches code of conduct

Last week, the Netherlands Gambling Authority rejected the appeal of Betsson subsidiary Corona Ltd against the €300,000 administrative fine issued by the regulator on July 31, 2018. Corona is now expected to appeal the Gambling Authority’s decision with the local district court.

GiH News Roundup: Senate schedules vote on Remote Gaming Bill; Raffld to temporarily suspend operations

GiH News Roundup: Senate schedules vote on Remote Gaming Bill; Raffld to temporarily suspend operations

This Tuesday, February 19, the Dutch Senate will vote on the Remote Gaming Bill, starting at 13:35 CET.

GiH News Roundup: Slovakia close to opening online market; European regulators see gambling in video gaming as foremost challenge

GiH News Roundup: Slovakia close to opening online market; European regulators see gambling in video gaming as foremost challenge

Slovakia’s parliament approved the Gambling Act drafted by the Ministry of Finance, which would open the country’s online gaming market to private operators.

GiH News Roundup: Lower House committee greenlights change in land-based sports betting tax; Belgian top referee suspected of match-fixing

GiH News Roundup: Lower House committee greenlights change in land-based sports betting tax; Belgian top referee suspected of match-fixing

The Permanent Committee for Finance of the Dutch Lower House has given green light to the legislative amendment that would change the tax rate on land-based sports betting from 29% of awarded prize money to 29% of gross gaming revenue (GGR) – on the condition that the government will answer a limited number of questions before the plenary debate and vote.

GiH News Roundup: ComeOn launches German brand; UK Labour Party vows to overhaul gambling regulation

GiH News Roundup: ComeOn launches German brand; UK Labour Party vows to overhaul gambling regulation

Cherry AB subsidiary ComeOn has announced the launch of a new German market orientated brand named Blitzino.com.

GiH News Roundup: ZEAL COO to step down; Playtech investor could press for sale of the company; Kindred agrees deal with Scientific Games

GiH News Roundup: ZEAL COO to step down; Playtech investor could press for sale of the company; Kindred agrees deal with Scientific Games

Lottery innovator ZEAL announced that Susan Standiford, who oversaw launches into both Norway and the Netherlands, will step down from her position of Chief Operating Officer.

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority appoints new chair and publishes decision to fine Betsson

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority appoints new chair and publishes decision to fine Betsson

The Netherlands Gaming Authority announced the appointment, as of October 1, of René Jansen as the regulator’s new chairman of the board.

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority hits Betsson with €300k fine

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority hits Betsson with €300k fine

The Netherlands Gaming Authority has hit Betsson’s Netherlands-facing subsidiary Corona, operator of the Oranje and Kroon online casino brands, with a €300,000 fine for offering online gaming to customers in the country without a license. Betsson is reportedly locked in internal deliberations and assessments, as the group judges whether to appeal the decision. As a consequence of the Dutch government’s[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Nederlandse Loterij contributes €45m to Dutch sports; professional gambler looking to buy Belgian pro soccer team

GiH News Roundup: Nederlandse Loterij contributes €45m to Dutch sports; professional gambler looking to buy Belgian pro soccer team

Nederlandse Loterij will contribute €45m to Dutch sports this year. Holland Casino is looking to hire a HR professional for its Eindhoven branch. A professional gambler is looking to buy a professional Belgian soccer team. League officials said they would have no objections. Live dealer online casino technology provider Evolution Gaming reported a 30% year-on-year improvement in its Q1 revenues.[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: JVH again among best managed companies; Portugal’s online market posts record revenue; Betsson scales back UK operations

GiH News Roundup: JVH again among best managed companies; Portugal’s online market posts record revenue; Betsson scales back UK operations

For the second year in a row, JVH gaming & entertainment, owner of Jack’s Casino amusement arcades, has been named one of the Netherlands’s best managed companies by Deloitte. Portugal’s regulated online gambling market enjoyed record-high revenue in the final quarter of 2017, thanks to a surge in online sports betting. Online bookmakers must make more affordability checks before upgrading[Read More…]