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GiH News Roundup: Portugal issues 8th online license; PokerStars parent reports soaring casino revenues; Metal Casino targets hard rock fans

GiH News Roundup: Portugal issues 8th online license; PokerStars parent reports soaring casino revenues; Metal Casino targets hard rock fans

Portugal has announced the issuance of its eighth online gambling license to Estoril Sol to offer online sports betting services. The operator was already in possession of a Portuguese online casino license. PokerStars parent company The Stars Group reported a 7.9% constant currency rise in Q2 revenues to $303.5m, with soaring casino revenues overcoming a significant decline in poker revenues.[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: operators continue to withdraw from Dutch market; Romania considers new ad restrictions; Betfred enters CFD market

GiH News Roundup: operators continue to withdraw from Dutch market; Romania considers new ad restrictions; Betfred enters CFD market

Following the introduction of the new Netherlands Gaming Authority’s online enforcement policy, an increasing number of online gaming operators is instructing its affiliates to remove banners and links that target Dutch customers. Ahead of his 3 day course between 19-21 June in Haarlem, The Netherlands, Arjan Korstjens, Course Director of the Casino Marketing Academy, gives insight into the principles underlying[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Holland Casino works council applies for interim court order; foreign operators ignore fines; Amaya seeks name change

GiH News Roundup: Holland Casino works council applies for interim court order; foreign operators ignore fines; Amaya seeks name change

The works council of Holland Casino has applied for an interim court order to stop the casino’s board from changing the operator’s legal form until the High Court of the Netherlands has heard the council’s pending appeal. Following earlier reports by both State Secretary Dijkhoff and the Netherlands Gaming Authority, Dutch daily De Telegraaf has now also published the fact[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Dutch Senate publishes second round of questions on remote gaming bill; Paddy Power Betfair enters DFS market

GiH News Roundup: Dutch Senate publishes second round of questions on remote gaming bill; Paddy Power Betfair enters DFS market

Yesterday, the Dutch Senate publicly released the second round of written questions regarding the remote gaming bill. The only political groups submitting questions were CDA and SP (declared opponents of the bill), as well as PvdA. Almost all questions were submitted by CDA and – since there is a clear Senate majority in favor of the bill – are not[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Dutch Senate discusses remote gaming; Holland Casino is hiring; Nederlandse Loterij agrees sponsorship deal

GiH News Roundup: Dutch Senate discusses remote gaming; Holland Casino is hiring; Nederlandse Loterij agrees sponsorship deal

Later today, the Committee for Security and Justice of the Dutch Senate will commence preliminary discussions on the remote gaming bill in preparation of a plenary debate which is expected to take place sometime during the coming months. Holland Casino is looking to hire a campaign developer. Lottery operator Nederlandse Loterij (formerly Staatsloterij and De Lotto) has entered a new[Read More…]