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GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gambling Authority fines Kindred Group; Holland Casino Nijmegen considers future relocation

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gambling Authority fines Kindred Group; Holland Casino Nijmegen considers future relocation

Kindred Group has today been issued a penalty of €470,000 by the Netherlands Gambling Authority (KSA) for accepting bets from Dutch customers.

GiH News Roundup: ComeOn launches German brand; UK Labour Party vows to overhaul gambling regulation

GiH News Roundup: ComeOn launches German brand; UK Labour Party vows to overhaul gambling regulation

Cherry AB subsidiary ComeOn has announced the launch of a new German market orientated brand named Blitzino.com.

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority publishes complaint procedure; PPB joins forces with FanDuel in the US; Mr Green rebrands

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority publishes complaint procedure; PPB joins forces with FanDuel in the US; Mr Green rebrands

The Netherlands Gaming Authority has published its complaint procedure concerning third-party complaints of Netherlands-licensed operators. Paddy Power Betfair has confirmed that it will create a new US-facing subsidiary, joining forces with daily fantasy sports operator FanDuel. Online operator Mr Green has rebranded as MRG and announced it has paid €2.8m for a 75% stake in Latvian-licensed operator 11.lv. The Malta[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Ministry intends to answer Senate questions on remote gaming bill “before the summer;” PPB confirms FanDuel interest

GiH News Roundup: Ministry intends to answer Senate questions on remote gaming bill “before the summer;” PPB confirms FanDuel interest

The Ministry of Justice and Security said it intends to answer the latest round of written Senate questions on the remote gaming and casino reform bills “before the summer.” Answering these questions would potentially clear the last hurdle before the plenary debate and final vote on the bills in the Dutch Upper House. Chairman Frits Huffnagel of trade association VAN[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: presentation on Dutch market at Betting on Football Conference; popular online casino calls it quits in UK

GiH News Roundup: presentation on Dutch market at Betting on Football Conference; popular online casino calls it quits in UK

On Tuesday, March 20, Justin Franssen and Willem van Oort will hold a presentation on the Dutch market at the Betting on Football Conference at Stamford Bridge, London. Members of the Gaming in Holland community are offered a 25% saving on the full ticket price. Simply enter the promotional code GIHBOF2018 when registering. Postcode Loterij founder Boudewijn Poelmann has been[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Dutch gov’t, Lower House to address match-fixing; William Hill posts 6% net revenue increase in trading update

GiH News Roundup: Dutch gov’t, Lower House to address match-fixing; William Hill posts 6% net revenue increase in trading update

The Dutch Lower House sees match-fixing as one of the major threats to the integrity of sports and is considering different ways to address this issue. The Minister for Legal Protection, Sander Dekker, has responded to questions from MP Madeleine van Toorenburg (CDA) regarding so-called “children’s’ casinos,” i.e., arcade halls offering games of skill with which players can win small[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority opens public consultation on enforcement agenda; FanDuel appears in financial difficulties

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority opens public consultation on enforcement agenda; FanDuel appears in financial difficulties

The Netherlands Gaming Authority has opened a public consultation on its Enforcement Agenda 2018-2019. The Netherlands Gaming Authority is looking to hire a senior legal counsel and a compliance officer. Gambling industry watchdog The Senet Group has launched a major responsible gambling campaign to coincide with the launch of a national Responsible Gambling Week in the UK. The latest financial[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: NetEnt announces strong growth; FanDuel-DraftKings merger canceled; lotteries suffering from revenue decline

GiH News Roundup: NetEnt announces strong growth; FanDuel-DraftKings merger canceled; lotteries suffering from revenue decline

NetEnt has announced double-digit growth in revenues and operating profit for the first half of 2017. The proposed FanDuel-DraftKings merger is now officially dead: Early Thursday afternoon, FanDuel CEO Nigel Eccles issued a statement saying he believed it was “in the best interest of our shareholders, customers, employees and partners to terminate the merger agreement and move forward as an[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: MGA proposes overhaul of regulatory framework; Ireland to raise minimum gambling age; FanDuel-DraftKings merger in doubt

GiH News Roundup: MGA proposes overhaul of regulatory framework; Ireland to raise minimum gambling age; FanDuel-DraftKings merger in doubt

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) published a White Paper proposing major reforms to Malta’s Gaming Legal Framework. Holland Casino Eindhoven has launched its very own promotional city map. The Irish government has approved legislation which would raise the raise the minimum age to participate in and enter gambling venues from 16 to 18. The World Regulatory Briefing London – Responsible[Read More…]