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GiH News Roundup: Dutch Lower House approves land-based sports betting tax increase; UK brings FOBT forward to April 2019

GiH News Roundup: Dutch Lower House approves land-based sports betting tax increase; UK brings FOBT forward to April 2019

The Dutch Lower House has approved the proposed land-based sports betting tax increase.

GiH News Roundup: Ministry of Justice responds to Senate questions on Remote Gaming and Casino Reform Bills

GiH News Roundup: Ministry of Justice responds to Senate questions on Remote Gaming and Casino Reform Bills

Minister for Legal Protection Sander Dekker has finally responded to the Senate’s second round of written question on the Remote Gaming Bill. Dekker also responded to the Senate’s questions on the Casino Reform Bill. Additionally, the minister informed the Lower House how the government intends to give effect to a number of motions regarding his bill that were adopted by[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Swedish parliament passes new gambling bill; Netherlands Gaming Authority to focus on betting operators during World Cup

GiH News Roundup: Swedish parliament passes new gambling bill; Netherlands Gaming Authority to focus on betting operators during World Cup

Only 8 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 Netherlands Gaming Authority said it will pay special attention to the actions of unlicensed online betting operators, in particular those not excluding minors, ahead and during the upcoming FIFA World Cup.[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: De Lotto says goodbye to television; Belgian online casinos offer too many games

GiH News Roundup: De Lotto says goodbye to television; Belgian online casinos offer too many games

The weekly draws of Dutch lottery operator De Lotto will no longer be broadcast on televison. Henceforth, players will be able to watch the draws on Facebook Live instead. Almost all Belgian-licensed online casinos appear to offer a greater number of games than is allowed by law. Industry consultant Ismail Vali discusses the outlook of the Swedish online market. UK[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Jack’s Casino opens new branch in Zeist; Norway targets payment processors; Malta to abolish VAT on event betting

GiH News Roundup: Jack’s Casino opens new branch in Zeist; Norway targets payment processors; Malta to abolish VAT on event betting

Today, Jack´s Casino will open its newest branch in the city of Zeist. A Dutch lottery prize of €100,000 has remained unclaimed. Norway’s gambling regulator is taking action against unauthorized online gambling payment processing repeat offenders. Malta’s government has announced that gambling on the outcome of an event, including sports matches, is to become exempt from value added tax (VAT).[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Holland Casino and Unions conclude new CBA; Camelot launches strategic review; Caesars drops skill games

GiH News Roundup: Holland Casino and Unions conclude new CBA; Camelot launches strategic review; Caesars drops skill games

After a year-long negotiation and over thirty instances of industrial action, Holland Casino and several labor unions have agreed to a new five-year collective bargaining agreement. Employees will receive a one-off payment of 4.5% of their annual wages in 2016, wage increases of 2% in 2017 and 2018, as well as wage increases in line with the national average in[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: technology against match-fixing; a good week for EveryMatrix; Playtech completes share buyback program

GiH News Roundup: technology against match-fixing; a good week for EveryMatrix; Playtech completes share buyback program

When it comes to tackling betting-related corruption, the role of technology is becoming increasingly important. Steven Burton, Director of Integrity, Governance & Sports Partnerships at Genius Sports, discusses the key developing technology trends in sport integrity and governance. Tracking customers’ movements indoors could potentially increase revenues, for instance for casino and slot machine arcade operators. Playtech has completed its previously[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Hakim Zoufri wins MCOP; Ladbrokes Coral eying Tabcorp; Malta Gaming Authority’s costs have skyrocketed

GiH News Roundup: Hakim Zoufri wins MCOP; Ladbrokes Coral eying Tabcorp; Malta Gaming Authority’s costs have skyrocketed

Dutch national Hakim Zoufri has won the 2016 Master Classics of Poker tournament in Amsterdam, earning himself an impressive €275,608. Dutch lottery operator Postcodeloterij not only contributes to good causes, but also to “innovative” start-ups with limited commercial viability, according to Quote. Britain’s biggest bookmaker Ladbrokes Coral is reportedly planning a multi-billion pound bid for Australia’s largest betting company, Tabcorp,[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority takes action; a new Holland Casino Academy; UK online gaming overtakes lottery and retail

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority takes action; a new Holland Casino Academy; UK online gaming overtakes lottery and retail

The Netherlands Gaming Authority filed a cease and desist order against a local slot machine operator whose gaming license had expired. Holland Casino and ROC Zadkine, a school offering intermediate vocational education, have jointly established the Holland Casino Academy. With revenues of £4.5bn, the UK online gaming sector made up 33% of the country’s entire gambling market, surpassing both the[Read More…]