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GiH News Roundup: Senate registrar clarifies procedure regarding Remote Gaming Bill; Postcode Lottery announces winner Green Challenge 2018

GiH News Roundup: Senate registrar clarifies procedure regarding Remote Gaming Bill; Postcode Lottery announces winner Green Challenge 2018

Last week, we reported that the Permanent Committee for Justice and Security of the Dutch Senate had moved to finalize its report on the Remote Gaming Bill on October 16, thus ending the written procedure and clearing the way for an up or down vote during a subsequent plenary session.

GiH News Roundup: ZEAL COO to step down; Playtech investor could press for sale of the company; Kindred agrees deal with Scientific Games

GiH News Roundup: ZEAL COO to step down; Playtech investor could press for sale of the company; Kindred agrees deal with Scientific Games

Lottery innovator ZEAL announced that Susan Standiford, who oversaw launches into both Norway and the Netherlands, will step down from her position of Chief Operating Officer.

GiH News Roundup: Betway to spend €100m on marketing; LeoVegas pushes back agains Italian gambling advertising ban

GiH News Roundup: Betway to spend €100m on marketing; LeoVegas pushes back agains Italian gambling advertising ban

The European Casino Association’s vice-president for diversity and education (and Holland Casino’s director of security), Janny Wierda, discusses the need for gender diversity in the land-based gaming sector. Holland Casino is looking to hire a Manager Partnerships & Events. Betway has announced plans to spend €100m on marketing in 2019, to support its growth into new international markets. Mobile casino[Read More…]

Stars Group to acquire Sky Betting for $4.7bn; first rulings on claims for damages against Staatsloterij expected this spring

Stars Group to acquire Sky Betting for $4.7bn; first rulings on claims for damages against Staatsloterij expected this spring

Poker giant Stars Group Inc agreed to buy Sky Betting & Gaming in a deal valued at $4.7 billion, moving deeper into sports betting to create the biggest publicly listed online gambling company. Several different parties are independently bringing civil action for damages against the Dutch State Lottery for misleading advertising practices. The first court ruling are expected this spring.[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Nederlandse Loterij contributes €45m to Dutch sports; professional gambler looking to buy Belgian pro soccer team

GiH News Roundup: Nederlandse Loterij contributes €45m to Dutch sports; professional gambler looking to buy Belgian pro soccer team

Nederlandse Loterij will contribute €45m to Dutch sports this year. Holland Casino is looking to hire a HR professional for its Eindhoven branch. A professional gambler is looking to buy a professional Belgian soccer team. League officials said they would have no objections. Live dealer online casino technology provider Evolution Gaming reported a 30% year-on-year improvement in its Q1 revenues.[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: gender equality in iGaming industry remains elusive; Evolution Gaming opens new production hub in Georgia

GiH News Roundup: gender equality in iGaming industry remains elusive; Evolution Gaming opens new production hub in Georgia

The vast majority of UK iGaming companies have not disclosed their male to female ratios regarding employment and pay, indicating that the industry is far from diverse. One of the exceptions was Kindred Group, which – while doing better than the UK average – recognized it still needed to improve. Evolution Gaming has opened a new live casino production hub[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Postcode Loterij to contribute €357m to good causes in 2018; MPs consult with Netherlands Gaming Authority

GiH News Roundup: Postcode Loterij to contribute €357m to good causes in 2018; MPs consult with Netherlands Gaming Authority

In 2018, the Nationale Postcode Loterij will contribute €357m to good causes and charities, the organization announced yesterday during its annual Goed Geld Gala. Yesterday, the board of the Netherlands Gaming Authority discussed its priorities, powers, and competences, as well as the pending remote gaming bill, with a select number of Lower House MPs. The new Chambers Global 2018 ranks[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: parliamentary questions on Caribbean-based gambling; UK Competition and Markets Authority targets online promotions

GiH News Roundup: parliamentary questions on Caribbean-based gambling; UK Competition and Markets Authority targets online promotions

Dutch MP Ronald van Raak (SP) tabled a long list of written questions on the Netherlands’ responsibility for the offshore gambling industry on the Caribbean islands of Aruba, Curaçao, and Sint Maarten. The next Slot Academy training course takes place 10-12 April in Leiden, The Netherlands. Download the course agenda here. The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) found that[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: EiG 2018 comes to Amsterdam; LeoVegas acquires Royal Panda for €120m; Sander Dekker to be responsible for gambling policy

GiH News Roundup: EiG 2018 comes to Amsterdam; LeoVegas acquires Royal Panda for €120m; Sander Dekker to be responsible for gambling policy

Next year, the iGaming Super Show, EiG and Amsterdam Affiliate Conference come together as iGB Live!, a consolidated three brand event. The first edition of iGB Live! will take place 17 – 20 July 2018 at The Amsterdam RAI. Minister (without portfolio) for Public Security Sander Dekker (VVD) will also be responsible for gambling policy, while Ferdinand Grapperhaus (CDA) will[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority inspects local casinos; Danish regulator plans clampdown on affiliate websites

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority inspects local casinos; Danish regulator plans clampdown on affiliate websites

As part of a wider national investigation, the Netherlands Gaming Authority inspected eighteen local gaming machine halls to check their compliance with statutory duty of care provisions. The Danish Gambling Authority (Spillemyndigheden) revealed this week it is planning to block a number of non-compliant affiliate websites in coming months. Stockholm-listed online gambling operator Kindred Group is phasing out its UK-facing[Read More…]