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GiH News Roundup: Gauselmann reports growth; tennis player receives death threats from disappointed punter; online industry “too lazy”

GiH News Roundup: Gauselmann reports growth; tennis player receives death threats from disappointed punter; online industry “too lazy”

There are only a few days left to apply for one of the several open positions at the Netherlands Gaming Authority. German gaming business Gauselmann, active in the Netherlands under the brand Merkur, saw its turnover increase in 2016 by 14.2% to €2.53bn. Dutch tennis player Richel Hoogenkamp received death threats from a disappointed gambler who lost $1500 betting on[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: new Netherlands-facing social casino site; Tinder-style betting; EU inaction; 6 social gaming personas

GiH News Roundup: new Netherlands-facing social casino site; Tinder-style betting; EU inaction; 6 social gaming personas

German gambling firm Gauselmann AG has launched a Netherlands-facing social casino website: merkur24.nl. The social casino is also accessible through an iOS and Android-compatible app. Seven industry associations, including the European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) and the Deutsche Sportwettenverband have lodged a complaint with European Ombudsman Emily O’Reilly against the European Commission for not adequately tackling state betting monopolies[Read More…]