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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: 8th annual Gaming in Holland Conference concludes; KSA publishes form for prospective licensees to express their interest in acquiring a remote license

GiH News Roundup: 8th annual Gaming in Holland Conference concludes; KSA publishes form for prospective licensees to express their interest in acquiring a remote license

On Wednesday and Thursday, another successful edition of the annual Gaming in Holland Conference took place in Amsterdam.

GiH News Roundup: Rank Group looking to acquire Stride Gaming for £115m; Belgian online advertising restrictions to come into force on Saturday

GiH News Roundup: Rank Group looking to acquire Stride Gaming for £115m; Belgian online advertising restrictions to come into force on Saturday

Rank Group confirmed it is in “advanced talks” to acquire UK online bingo and social gaming operator Stride Gaming for £114.5m.

GiH News Roundup: KSA chairman elected to board of trustees of Gaming Regulators European Forum; Swedish trade association calls for “lowering of marketing volume”

GiH News Roundup: KSA chairman elected to board of trustees of Gaming Regulators European Forum; Swedish trade association calls for “lowering of marketing volume”

Chairman of the Netherlands Gambling Authority René Jansen has been appointed Vice Chairman of the Gaming Regulators European Forum (GREF).

GiH News Roundup: TV ad spend up 14% in Sweden; Spain’s online market showing signs of overheating

GiH News Roundup: TV ad spend up 14% in Sweden; Spain’s online market showing signs of overheating

TV gambling advertising in Sweden reached record numbers in January, growing 14% across local TV channels.

GiH News Roundup: GVC 2018 performance above expectations; French police arrests four professional tennis players on match-fixing charges

GiH News Roundup: GVC 2018 performance above expectations; French police arrests four professional tennis players on match-fixing charges

After almost two decades the online sector’s share of global gambling is around 10%-11%.

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: Spanish gov’t has no plans for “absolute prohibition” of gambling advertising; Sweden appoints match-fixing coordinator

GiH News Roundup: Spanish gov’t has no plans for “absolute prohibition” of gambling advertising; Sweden appoints match-fixing coordinator

On Wednesday, Spanish Finance Minister María Jesús Montero announced that the government would release specifics on its “ambitious and useful” online gambling ad restrictions in the near future.

GiH News Roundup: Belgian match-fixing scandal illustrates need for quick enactment of Remote Gaming Bill; Playtech to sell 20M GVC shares

GiH News Roundup: Belgian match-fixing scandal illustrates need for quick enactment of Remote Gaming Bill; Playtech to sell 20M GVC shares

Only 12 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. Two people were arrested in the Netherlands in relation to the recent tennis match-fixing scandal centered on Belgium. The match-fixing case was initially brought to light by an investigation of the Belgian[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Dutch remote market “expected to open” in January 2019; Dutch regulator releases report on gambling risks

GiH News Roundup: Dutch remote market “expected to open” in January 2019; Dutch regulator releases report on gambling risks

Henk Kesler, chairman of the board of the Netherlands Gaming Authority, reportedly said at the ESSA conference “Integrity in sports betting: what’s at stake?” that the Dutch remote market will open on 1 January 2019. Furthermore, new legislation, currently under consideration by the Dutch Senate, will increase the regulator’s ability to fight match-fixing. The Netherlands Gaming Authority published a report[Read More…]