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GiH News Roundup: ZEAL’s “experience lottery” Raffld will soon launch early access version; UKGC recommends £30/£2 FOBT stake limits

GiH News Roundup: ZEAL’s “experience lottery” Raffld will soon launch early access version; UKGC recommends £30/£2 FOBT stake limits

ZEAL’s Dutch-licensed “experience lottery” Raffld will go live with an early access version “in a couple of weeks.” The UK Gambling Commission is recommending that the stake levels on FOBT gaming machines be cut to £2 for slots-based games and £30 for non-slots games such as roulette. A small number of online player accounts with the UK National Lottery have[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: regulator and ministries take step toward possible privatization of Dutch State Lottery; Fortuna goes private

GiH News Roundup: regulator and ministries take step toward possible privatization of Dutch State Lottery; Fortuna goes private

The Netherlands Gaming Authority, in consultation with the Ministries of Justice and Finance, has decided to abolish several provisions that currently determine the minimum extent of the Dutch State Lottery’s mandatory remittance to the state’s coffers, in order to allow greater financial flexibility ahead of the operator’s possible privatization. The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) is pushing back against local media[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: land-based gaming in the Netherlands up 3.8% in 2016; Netherlands Gaming Authority evaluation findings published

GiH News Roundup: land-based gaming in the Netherlands up 3.8% in 2016; Netherlands Gaming Authority evaluation findings published

Land-based gambling in the Netherlands (including lotteries) grew 3.8% in 2016. GGR increased to €2.47bn, up from €2.34bn in the previous year, according to the Netherlands Gaming Authority’s Market scan land–based gambling 2016. Researchers from several universities participated in a government-commissioned evaluation of the Netherlands Gaming Authority. Yesterday, the results were published and sent to the Lower House. According to[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: strikes continue at Holland Casino; Loterijverlies loses another court case; ESSA elects new chairperson

GiH News Roundup: strikes continue at Holland Casino; Loterijverlies loses another court case; ESSA elects new chairperson

Last night, Holland Casino employees in Utrecht went on strike; for the twelfth time since April. Today, employees in the Holland Casino branches in Breda, Rotterdam, Utrecht, and Scheveningen will go on strike as well. Class action claim foundation Loterijverlies has lost its court case in which it sought to prevent the Dutch State Lottery from offering a free draw[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority issues record fine; Holland Casino privatization moves forward; punters’ rights defended

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority issues record fine; Holland Casino privatization moves forward; punters’ rights defended

The Netherlands Gaming Authority has hit an illegal betting shop in Rotterdam, the Netherlands’ second city, with a fine of more than €370,000. The shop owners were fined €123,750 for operating fifteen illegal gambling terminals, as well as another €250,000 for falsely pretending to carry a Gaming Authority license. The fine is the highest ever handed out to a land-based[Read More…]