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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: sponsors should relinquish their demands for industry exclusivity;  Lotteriinspektionen appoints new acting chief

GiH News Roundup: sponsors should relinquish their demands for industry exclusivity; Lotteriinspektionen appoints new acting chief

It is not in the best interest of Dutch sports as a whole to be forced to rely on a single sponsor from each industry (such as, for instance, De Lotto). Sponsors should therefore relinquish their demands for industry exclusivity, according to sponsoring guru Marcel Beerthuizen: With an umbrella proposition like TeamNL, industry-exclusive sponsorship is going to clash with the[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: new Netherlands-facing social casino site; Tinder-style betting; EU inaction; 6 social gaming personas

GiH News Roundup: new Netherlands-facing social casino site; Tinder-style betting; EU inaction; 6 social gaming personas

German gambling firm Gauselmann AG has launched a Netherlands-facing social casino website: merkur24.nl. The social casino is also accessible through an iOS and Android-compatible app. Seven industry associations, including the European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) and the Deutsche Sportwettenverband have lodged a complaint with European Ombudsman Emily O’Reilly against the European Commission for not adequately tackling state betting monopolies[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: the future of eSports; customized betting; iGaming in numbers; digital currencies in Italy; daily fantasy merger imminent

GiH News Roundup: the future of eSports; customized betting; iGaming in numbers; digital currencies in Italy; daily fantasy merger imminent

“The way we watch football now is how we will be watching eSports in five years time,” according to the Netherlands’ most prominent video gaming entrepreneur Adriaan de Jongh. If his prediction were to come true, betting on eSports could easily be as big a moneymaker as sports betting is right now. Digital Sports Tech has signed a deal to[Read More…]