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GiH News Roundup: gaming and gambling increasingly intertwined, Netherlands Gaming Authority warns; Spain lowers gambling tax rate

GiH News Roundup: gaming and gambling increasingly intertwined, Netherlands Gaming Authority warns; Spain lowers gambling tax rate

Gaming and gambling are becoming increasingly intertwined, two new studies commissioned by the Netherlands Gaming Authority show. One in two players of social (casino) games eventually moves from gaming into gambling. Addiction care professional Dick de Bruin, author of one of the two above-mentioned studies, says that gaming and gambling should remain, contrary to current trends, strictly separated. The Ministry[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: UK gaming industry profitability “could be reduced by 66%;” Italy’s government plans to reduce number of gaming machines

GiH News Roundup: UK gaming industry profitability “could be reduced by 66%;” Italy’s government plans to reduce number of gaming machines

The UK gaming industry could face an extra annual tax burden of £200m on top of the devastating impact of the FOBT’s on UK bookies’ profits if the remote tax is raised to 20% from 15%, analysts have warned. Sector profitability could be reduced by 66% at the EBITDA level, Paul Leyland of Regulus Partners said. Even so, shares of[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: gender equality in iGaming industry remains elusive; Evolution Gaming opens new production hub in Georgia

GiH News Roundup: gender equality in iGaming industry remains elusive; Evolution Gaming opens new production hub in Georgia

The vast majority of UK iGaming companies have not disclosed their male to female ratios regarding employment and pay, indicating that the industry is far from diverse. One of the exceptions was Kindred Group, which – while doing better than the UK average – recognized it still needed to improve. Evolution Gaming has opened a new live casino production hub[Read More…]