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GiH News Roundup: Staatsloterij wins Advertiser of the Year award; Finnish authorities announce crackdown on illegal gambling advertising

GiH News Roundup: Staatsloterij wins Advertiser of the Year award; Finnish authorities announce crackdown on illegal gambling advertising

A jury composed of Dutch advertisers has picked Staatsloterij as the Advertiser of the Year 2018.

GiH News Roundup: Paddy Power Betfair and The Stars Group held merger tasks; Belgian regulator starts sanction procedures against Betway

GiH News Roundup: Paddy Power Betfair and The Stars Group held merger tasks; Belgian regulator starts sanction procedures against Betway

The governances of Paddy Power Betfair (PPB) and The Stars Group Inc held mutual talks in late 2018, discussing a ground-breaking merger. The discussions are reportedly no longer taking place.

GiH News Roundup: Staatsloterij ad wins award for best TV commercial; Belgian regulator mulling sanctions against Betway

GiH News Roundup: Staatsloterij ad wins award for best TV commercial; Belgian regulator mulling sanctions against Betway

A TV ad for Staatsloterij, featuring the dog Frekkel, has won the “Gouden Loeki 2018,” the prize for best Dutch commercial of the year.

GiH News Roundup: Staatsloterij searching for winner of unclaimed prize; more Cherry board members suspected of insider trading

GiH News Roundup: Staatsloterij searching for winner of unclaimed prize; more Cherry board members suspected of insider trading

The Dutch State Lottery is looking for the winner of a prize of €100,000 that has so far remained unclaimed.

GiH News Roundup: Betway to spend €100m on marketing; LeoVegas pushes back agains Italian gambling advertising ban

GiH News Roundup: Betway to spend €100m on marketing; LeoVegas pushes back agains Italian gambling advertising ban

The European Casino Association’s vice-president for diversity and education (and Holland Casino’s director of security), Janny Wierda, discusses the need for gender diversity in the land-based gaming sector. Holland Casino is looking to hire a Manager Partnerships & Events. Betway has announced plans to spend €100m on marketing in 2019, to support its growth into new international markets. Mobile casino[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: responsible gaming recommendations for Dutch lottery market; Malta Gaming Authority criticized

GiH News Roundup: responsible gaming recommendations for Dutch lottery market; Malta Gaming Authority criticized

The report “The liberalisation of the lottery market in the Netherlands: A report on potential psychosocial impacts and how to minimise harm” by researchers Mark Griffiths (Nottingham Trent University) and Jeffrey Derevensky (McGill University) is now publicly available. The Netherlands Gaming Authority is looking to hire an Assistant Registrar. A number of lotto betting companies have threatened to lodge a[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: the imminent end of grey market gambling in Europe? UKGC CEO on “the good, the bad, and the ugly” of UK gambling

GiH News Roundup: the imminent end of grey market gambling in Europe? UKGC CEO on “the good, the bad, and the ugly” of UK gambling

Cherry CEO Anders Holmgren discusses the future state of the regulated Swedish online market. Moreover, the demise of Sweden as a largely unregulated “grey market” could leave the industry with few alternatives in Europe for grey market activity: With Eastern Europe rapidly descending into tightly regulated local markets and the Netherlands moving towards regulation, those markets that remain look increasingly[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Scientific Games wins extension of Italian scratchcard concession; Catena Media announces its “largest acquisition” ever

GiH News Roundup: Scientific Games wins extension of Italian scratchcard concession; Catena Media announces its “largest acquisition” ever

Gaming technology supplier Scientific Games has announced the creation of a new joint venture, Lotterie Nazionali S.r.l., which has accepted a nine-year contract extension for the Italian Scratch and Win concession. Française des Jeux has launched a scratchcard that will contribute to the funding of ELA, an association of parents and patients against leukodystrophy. Maltese affiliate network Catena Media have[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Mathijs Jonkers wins third place at WSOP Europe; Dutch land-based operators preparing for opening of online market

GiH News Roundup: Mathijs Jonkers wins third place at WSOP Europe; Dutch land-based operators preparing for opening of online market

Dutch poker player Mathijs Jonkers ended in third place at the 2017 World Series of Poker Europe and took home €476,585. “I can’t believe what happened,” Mathijs told Gaming in Holland. “It is incredible how many people watched the broadcasts of the tournament. It felt like the entire country supported me. I have tried to present poker in a positive[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: firm deadline to temporary tax increase? Bet365’s full-year revenues break £2bn barrier; Stars Group banned in Slovakia

GiH News Roundup: firm deadline to temporary tax increase? Bet365’s full-year revenues break £2bn barrier; Stars Group banned in Slovakia

During a meeting of the Permanent Committee for Finance of the Dutch Lower House, MP Edgar Mulder (PVV) reiterated his position that the proposed temporary gaming tax rate increase should automatically end after one year. According to current proposals, the ending date of the tax increase will be dependent on the adoption of the remote gaming bill by the Dutch[Read More…]