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GiH News Roundup: gov’t measures introduce uncertainty in Italian gambling market; The Stars Group records impressive Q2 performance

GiH News Roundup: gov’t measures introduce uncertainty in Italian gambling market; The Stars Group records impressive Q2 performance

The Netherlands Gaming Authority has reinstated the previous obligation of the Dutch State Lottery (Staatsloterij) to remit at least 15% of GGR to the Dutch state’s coffers. “The new Italian government does not like gambling on a pretty visceral level and it intends to use legislation to reduce it – perhaps significantly. […] this makes a material position in Italy’s[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: “JVH gaming worth €500-750m;” Swedish regulator plans roll-out of national self-exclusion scheme

GiH News Roundup: “JVH gaming worth €500-750m;” Swedish regulator plans roll-out of national self-exclusion scheme

Only 19 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 investments of private equity fund Waterland in casino operator JVH gaming & entertainment have been paying off: both revenue and profitability have been growing strongly over the last few years. According[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority opens public consultation on problem gambling prevention; Winamax expands into Italy

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority opens public consultation on problem gambling prevention; Winamax expands into Italy

The Netherlands Gaming Authority has opened a public consultation on its coordinating role in preventing problem gambling. Swedish gaming regulator Lotteriinspektionen has pledged a renewed crackdown on gambling adverts in the country, after the Swedish Supreme Court enforced a ban on non-regulated gambling operators advertising in local media. French online poker giant Winamax has entered the regulated Italian online gaming[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Betsson sues Netherlands Gaming Authority; Czech government imposes new curbs on online operators

GiH News Roundup: Betsson sues Netherlands Gaming Authority; Czech government imposes new curbs on online operators

Yesterday, Betsson and the Netherlands Gaming Authority squared off at the preliminary injunction court in The Hague, as the Malta-based online operator sought to prevent the Dutch gaming authority from taking steps against its Kroon Casino and Oranje Casino brands in accordance with the regulator’s recently tightened enforcement policy. Read our full report here. The Czech government has imposed curbs[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Dutch Senate releases questions on casino reform bill; bwin eyes German market with Borussia Dortmund deal

GiH News Roundup: Dutch Senate releases questions on casino reform bill; bwin eyes German market with Borussia Dortmund deal

Yesterday, the Dutch Senate publicly released its written questions regarding the casino reform bill. Somewhat surprisingly, Senators from the PvdA signal they may not necessarily support the bill. The Dutch municipality of Dordrecht will be the country’s first to deploy enforcement officials who have been trained by the Netherlands Gaming Authority. Johan Styren, CEO of the Malta subsidiary of LeoVegas,[Read More…]