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GiH News Roundup: French gov’t to start privatization of national lottery operator; 888 to challenge German ban on online casinos

GiH News Roundup: French gov’t to start privatization of national lottery operator; 888 to challenge German ban on online casinos

The French Government will begin privatizing the country’s national lottery provider by selling an estimated 50% share in Francaise des Jeux (FDJ), according to reports in a local journal. UK-listed online gambling operator 888 Holdings says it will file a constitutional appeal to a German Federal Administrative Court ruling barring online casino operators from dealing with German customers. A Swiss[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: Scientific Games wins extension of Italian scratchcard concession; Catena Media announces its “largest acquisition” ever

GiH News Roundup: Scientific Games wins extension of Italian scratchcard concession; Catena Media announces its “largest acquisition” ever

Gaming technology supplier Scientific Games has announced the creation of a new joint venture, Lotterie Nazionali S.r.l., which has accepted a nine-year contract extension for the Italian Scratch and Win concession. Française des Jeux has launched a scratchcard that will contribute to the funding of ELA, an association of parents and patients against leukodystrophy. Maltese affiliate network Catena Media have[Read More…]