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GiH News Roundup: Belgian court upholds VAT exemption for online gambling; ESMA prohibits sale of binary options to retail customers

GiH News Roundup: Belgian court upholds VAT exemption for online gambling; ESMA prohibits sale of binary options to retail customers

Following a challenge from Kindred Group, Belgium’s Constitutional Court has struck down a bill that placed a heavy value-added tax (VAT) load on the shoulders of gambling operators in the country. Despite government opposition, Slovenia has moved closer to online sports betting liberalization. The European Securities and Market Authority (ESMA) has agreed on measures on the provision of contracts for[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: money can’t buy happiness, lottery winners find; another crackdown on CFDs; PartyPoker hires tennis legend Boris Becker

GiH News Roundup: money can’t buy happiness, lottery winners find; another crackdown on CFDs; PartyPoker hires tennis legend Boris Becker

74% of lucky lottery players who won one million euros or more, reported no increase in happiness, according to a customer survey by Dutch operator Postcode Loterij. Dutch art school students and the Centrum voor Verantwoord Spelen (“Center for Responsible Gaming”) have teamed up to warn of the risks of excessive gambling through several short video clips. Three Dutch inventors[Read More…]