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GiH News Roundup: German online sports betting market facing tough restrictions; Veikkaus ramps up player protection controls

GiH News Roundup: German online sports betting market facing tough restrictions; Veikkaus ramps up player protection controls

The German state of Hesse is gearing up to begin the process to award the country’s sports betting licenses, with analysts warning that operators could see up to 70% of revenue disappear as a result of the restrictive operating model.

GiH News Roundup: Council of State orders review of Nederlandse Loterij monopolies; Netherlands Gambling Authority publishes annual report

GiH News Roundup: Council of State orders review of Nederlandse Loterij monopolies; Netherlands Gambling Authority publishes annual report

Thanks to a ruling by the Council of State, the Netherlands’ highest administrative court, the Netherlands Gambling Commission has to explain why having only single licenses for operating the State Lottery and De Lotto does not violate EU law.

GiH News Roundup: Dutch Senate Committee continues to debate gambling reform; Spain likely to introduce severe advertising restrictions

GiH News Roundup: Dutch Senate Committee continues to debate gambling reform; Spain likely to introduce severe advertising restrictions

Tomorrow, the Permanent Committee for Justice and Security of the Dutch Senate will continue its deliberations on both the Remote Gaming and Casino Reform Bills.

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: William Hill to become AFC Ajax’s new shirt sponsor? Third operator launches lottery betting product with Lottoland

GiH News Roundup: William Hill to become AFC Ajax’s new shirt sponsor? Third operator launches lottery betting product with Lottoland

There have been persistent rumors that bookmaker William Hill has already reached a deal with AFC Ajax to become the football club’s main shirt sponsor starting in 2019 – if the Dutch Senate manages to approve the remote gaming bill before then. Dutch poker legend Marcel Luske was eliminated in 23rd place at the World Series of Poker Main Event.[Read More…]