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GiH News Roundup: EGBA urges better enforcement of EU Single Market rules; Swedish regulator fines operators over self-exclusion failings

GiH News Roundup: EGBA urges better enforcement of EU Single Market rules; Swedish regulator fines operators over self-exclusion failings

The European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) urges the incoming European Commission and Parliament to focus on ensuring the Single Market rules are better implemented and enforced to benefit European consumers, particularly in the online environment.

GiH News Roundup: Council of State orders review of Nederlandse Loterij monopolies; Netherlands Gambling Authority publishes annual report

GiH News Roundup: Council of State orders review of Nederlandse Loterij monopolies; Netherlands Gambling Authority publishes annual report

Thanks to a ruling by the Council of State, the Netherlands’ highest administrative court, the Netherlands Gambling Commission has to explain why having only single licenses for operating the State Lottery and De Lotto does not violate EU law.

INFOGRAPHIC | Online operators contribute €325m to European sports, sustain 33,000 EU jobs across 14 member states

INFOGRAPHIC | Online operators contribute €325m to European sports, sustain 33,000 EU jobs across 14 member states

European online gambling operators are contributing €325m to sports and employing 33,000 workers across the European Union, according to new data released by industry group European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA).

GiH News Roundup: Sweden issues first licenses; UK Gambling Commission fines operators

GiH News Roundup: Sweden issues first licenses; UK Gambling Commission fines operators

Sweden has issued its first 16 licenses for the re-regulated market that is to launch on January 1. State-owned Svenska Spel and ATG are both on the list, as are international giants Bet365 and Bwin, and Swedish operators Unibet, LeoVegas and Betsson.

GiH News Roundup: grand opening of Holland Casino Amsterdam West; MRG joins EGBA; 888 shares fall after slump in UK performance

GiH News Roundup: grand opening of Holland Casino Amsterdam West; MRG joins EGBA; 888 shares fall after slump in UK performance

Holland Casino officially opened its newest branch in Amsterdam West.

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority unable to take action against ancient lottery; EGBA challenges Norwegian payment blocking

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority unable to take action against ancient lottery; EGBA challenges Norwegian payment blocking

A Dutch lottery, Lotisico, which has been founded in 1902 as an insurance company, has been failing to meet its obligations. The Netherlands Gaming Authority, however, is unable to take action as the regulator’s mandate does not cover lotteries that were founded before 1905. Actor Leonardo DiCaprio will be a speaker at the “Goed Geld Gala” of the Nationale Postcode[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: EC drops all gambling infringement proceedings: impact on the Netherlands limited EGBA says

GiH News Roundup: EC drops all gambling infringement proceedings: impact on the Netherlands limited EGBA says

As was already widely expected, the European Commission (EC) has decided to close all infringement procedures and complaints in the gambling sector: “In line with its political commitment to be more strategic in enforcing EU law, the European Commission has today decided to close its infringement procedures and the treatment of complaints in the area of gambling,” the Commission’s press[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Dutch regulator announces public consultation on game evaluation framework; GVC and Ladbrokes Coral in merger talks

GiH News Roundup: Dutch regulator announces public consultation on game evaluation framework; GVC and Ladbrokes Coral in merger talks

The Netherlands Gaming Authority has announced the start of a public consultation on its evaluation framework that determines whether a specific game qualifies as a game of chance. Holland Casino employs so-called “millennial hosts” in order to be more attractive to a younger audience. GVC and Ladbrokes Coral Group have today (Thursday) revealed that they have held “detailed discussions” over[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: operators’ financial performances compared; the challenge of customer channeling; 888 cuts “large number” of affiliates

GiH News Roundup: operators’ financial performances compared; the challenge of customer channeling; 888 cuts “large number” of affiliates

The fall edition of the Online Gaming Quarterly has just been released and includes a closer look at affiliates, the general Q3/2017 business climate, and comparative financial analyses of industry members’ performance during Q2 and H1 2017. EGBA, the European Gaming and Betting Association, has been taking a closer look at how to successfully channel customers to a regulated offering.[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Amaya posts record revenue; Irish casinos not obligated to pay out winnings; another withdrawal from Polish market

GiH News Roundup: Amaya posts record revenue; Irish casinos not obligated to pay out winnings; another withdrawal from Polish market

Amaya Gaming has posted record results for FY 2016. Total revenue came in at $1.15 billion, an increase of 8% on the $1.07 billion posted in the previous year. While online poker remained the company’s top earner, its casino and sports betting verticals are contributing an increasing share to revenues. As the company is moving away from its poker roots,[Read More…]