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GiH News Roundup: Holland Casino posts 12% increase in H1 revenue; Malta Gaming Authority establishes new sports integrity unit

GiH News Roundup: Holland Casino posts 12% increase in H1 revenue; Malta Gaming Authority establishes new sports integrity unit

Holland Casino posted a 12% revenue increase in H1 2019 compared to the same period in the previous year.

GiH News Roundup: German online casino advertising up despite near-countrywide ban; China pressures Philippines to shutter online gambling sites

GiH News Roundup: German online casino advertising up despite near-countrywide ban; China pressures Philippines to shutter online gambling sites

Gambling advertising spending is at a five-year peak in Germany, despite many of the promoted products being viewed as illegal by the local government.

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: Swiss casinos apply for online licenses; Novomatic sees profits slip despite 10% revenue increase

GiH News Roundup: Swiss casinos apply for online licenses; Novomatic sees profits slip despite 10% revenue increase

The Swiss Federal Gaming Board (ESBK) had received four online casino license applications from the operators of land-based venues Grand Casino Baden, Grand Casino Davos, Grand Casino Lucerne and Casino Zurichsee.

GiH News Roundup: majority of German population believes that online gambling should be regulated; majority of Swedish problem gamblers are women

GiH News Roundup: majority of German population believes that online gambling should be regulated; majority of Swedish problem gamblers are women

A clear majority of the German population believes that online gambling should be regulated rather than prohibited, a new survey shows.

GiH News Roundup: temporary increase in Dutch gambling rate “unnecessary;” Netherlands Gambling Authority confiscates dozens of illegal betting terminals

GiH News Roundup: temporary increase in Dutch gambling rate “unnecessary;” Netherlands Gambling Authority confiscates dozens of illegal betting terminals

The Netherlands Gambling Authority has confiscated dozens of so-called “Cash Centers,” which are suspected to function as illegal betting terminals, across the country.

GiH News Roundup: German States ratify new Interstate Treaty on Gambling; MGA mulls implementation of unified self-exclusion system

GiH News Roundup: German States ratify new Interstate Treaty on Gambling; MGA mulls implementation of unified self-exclusion system

The Minister-Presidents of Germany’s 16 federal states have ratified the third amended Interstate Treaty on Gambling, paving the way for operators to apply for sports betting licenses in the market, while Schleswig-Holstein will be allowed to run its own, liberal regulatory regime.

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority issued record €1.7m in fines in 2018; Swedish re-regulated market open for business

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority issued record €1.7m in fines in 2018; Swedish re-regulated market open for business

Industry watcher Meneer Casino has taken a peek in its crystal ball and came up with these five predictions for 2019.

GiH News Roundup: former heads of Dutch illegal gambling operator given prison sentences; Curaçao to increase online gambling oversight

GiH News Roundup: former heads of Dutch illegal gambling operator given prison sentences; Curaçao to increase online gambling oversight

The three former heads of Bubble Group, an Eindhoven-based illegal online operator, have been given prison sentences of up to two years, after being convicted of illegal gambling, money laundering, tax evasion, and participation in a criminal organization.

GiH News Roundup: Responsibility in Gaming Awards shortlist announced; Italian gov’t proposes complete ban on gambling advertising

GiH News Roundup: Responsibility in Gaming Awards shortlist announced; Italian gov’t proposes complete ban on gambling advertising

Only 4 days to go before the 7th annual Gaming in Holland Conference & Expo kicks off in Amsterdam! Register today or check out the event’s agenda here. The shortlist for the inaugural Responsibility in Gaming Awards has been announced. Find out who the winners will be at the exclusive awards dinner taking place next week at the Gaming in[Read More…]