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GiH News Roundup: Norwegian regulator toughens stance on payment blocking, Swedish govt warns online operators to restrict advertising

GiH News Roundup: Norwegian regulator toughens stance on payment blocking, Swedish govt warns online operators to restrict advertising

“We will definitely apply for a license if the Remote Gaming Bill will be adopted tomorrow by the Senate,” says Jan Schiffelers, CEO of the Jahnsen-Hahnraths Group.

GiH News Roundup: France’s online market grows across all verticals; Norway’s new gambling restrictions “pure symbolism”

GiH News Roundup: France’s online market grows across all verticals; Norway’s new gambling restrictions “pure symbolism”

France’s regulated online gambling market grew across all verticals in the first quarter of 2018 as active player ranks surged by one-quarter. Having earlier declared gambling a state monopoly, Moldova is now handing control over gambling and lotteries to two European companies under a public-private partnership. Industry stakeholders call Norway’s new gambling rules, which were introduced yesterday, “pure symbolism.” Yggdrasil[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: MGA seeks to safeguard its reputation by preparing crackdown on Mafia-connected businesses; Clarion to tackle sexism

GiH News Roundup: MGA seeks to safeguard its reputation by preparing crackdown on Mafia-connected businesses; Clarion to tackle sexism

The Malta Gaming Authority is set to launch an investigation into all of its Italian online licensees as it attempts to root out connections between the island and illegal, Mafia-connected betting shops in Italy. The project is reportedly the first stage in a concerted crackdown on Italian gambling businesses based in Malta. Following widespread criticism, Clarion, organizers of ICE Totally[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Holland Casino receives permission to roll out new game; the Stars Group could raise up to $2.5bn to fund acquisitions

GiH News Roundup: Holland Casino receives permission to roll out new game; the Stars Group could raise up to $2.5bn to fund acquisitions

The Netherlands Gaming Authority decided last week that the casino dice game barbut, which was earlier rolled out on a trial basis in Holland Casino Venlo, may be offered in all other Holland Casino branches as well, Holland Casino Eindhoven is looking to hire an Assistant Manager Security & Responsible Gaming. PokerStars owner Stars Group could raise up to $2.50[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Holland Casino makes “final offer;” 2.8m sign up for special lottery draw; Norwegian payment blocking appears ineffectual

GiH News Roundup: Holland Casino makes “final offer;” 2.8m sign up for special lottery draw; Norwegian payment blocking appears ineffectual

Holland Casino has reportedly made a “final offer” containing “significant concessions” in an effort to conclude a new collective bargaining agreement. Over 2.8 million people have signed up for tomorrow’s special draw of the Dutch State Lottery, which has been organized to compensate past participants for the operator’s misleading advertising practices. Participants in the special draw must waive their claims[Read More…]