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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…]