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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…]

GiH News Roundup: WSOP Rotterdam tournament schedule announced; Spanish online sports betting up 273% since regulation

GiH News Roundup: WSOP Rotterdam tournament schedule announced; Spanish online sports betting up 273% since regulation

The full schedule for next month’s World Series of Poker tournament in Holland Casino Rotterdam has been announced. Since online gaming was regulated in Spain five years ago, the country’s online sports betting sector has grown 273% and has paid out €35m in prizes. Live gaming provider Evolution Gaming saw its revenue grow 56% y-o-y in Q2 2017. The UK[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Betsson sends Head of Regulatory Affairs to GiH Conference; PokerStars opens second office to handle non-poker business

GiH News Roundup: Betsson sends Head of Regulatory Affairs to GiH Conference; PokerStars opens second office to handle non-poker business

Betsson’s Head of Regulatory Affairs, Corinne Valletta, will attend the upcoming Gaming in Holland Conference & Expo to hear about the newly tightened enforcement policy of the Netherlands Gaming Authority. PokerStars has opened a second Isle of Man office to handle its growing online casino and sports betting businesses. Problem gamblers display gender-distinct behavioral indicators in their reactions to gambling-related[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: a look behind the scenes at Holland Casino; NetEnt disappoints investors; Evolution Gaming posts 67% profit increase

GiH News Roundup: a look behind the scenes at Holland Casino; NetEnt disappoints investors; Evolution Gaming posts 67% profit increase

Tonight at 21:30, Dutch TV channel SBS6 will broadcast the first episode of “Holland Casino: de kaarten op tafel,” a documentary series about national casino chain Holland Casino. Show jumper Elmar van Hoorn suffered from gambling addiction for six years. Even though game developer NetEnt reported significant growth in Q1, the company still managed to disappoint investors. The company is[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: NYX signs deal with Nederlandse Loterij; Gaming Authority issues cease and desist orders against Novamedia brands

GiH News Roundup: NYX signs deal with Nederlandse Loterij; Gaming Authority issues cease and desist orders against Novamedia brands

NYX Gaming Group has signed a new long-term partnership with Nederlandse Loterij. The Netherlands Gaming Authority has issued cease and desist orders against Novamedia-owned lottery operators Postcode Loterij, Vriendenloterij, and BankGiro Loterij for failing to fulfill their legal obligation to mention both place and date of their draws in their promotional materials. Although the use of artificial intelligence could potentially[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: trust in UK gambling industry at all-time low; Postcode Lottery biggest gambling product in Sweden

GiH News Roundup: trust in UK gambling industry at all-time low; Postcode Lottery biggest gambling product in Sweden

Trust in the British gambling industry is at an all-time low among consumers, according to new figures (p. 32) from the Gambling Commission. A representative survey of 2,000 UK adults found just 34% agreed that gambling is “conducted fairly and can be trusted.” Slot halls, lotteries and on-course tote betting will be exempt from strict new anti-money laundering (AML) requirements,[Read More…]