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GiH News Roundup: CJEU prohibits offline activities requirement for online operators; higher minimum age for Rotterdam casino visitors?

GiH News Roundup: CJEU prohibits offline activities requirement for online operators; higher minimum age for Rotterdam casino visitors?

The European Court of Justice (CJEU) has ruled that the Hungarian requirement to have an offline casino in order to be allowed to offer online casino games is in clear violation of EU law. The ruling also prohibits enforcement by the Hungarian authorities based on its current gambling legislation which is not in line with the EU freedom to provide[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: GVC CEO promises that Ladbrokes deal will deliver for shareholders; Arsenal to partner with cryptocurrency

GiH News Roundup: GVC CEO promises that Ladbrokes deal will deliver for shareholders; Arsenal to partner with cryptocurrency

The weekly broadcast of the draw of Dutch lottery De Lotto is staged, the operator confirmed. GVC Holdings’ multi-billion pound deal for Ladbrokes Coral will deliver similar shareholder returns to previous acquisitions and avoid the type of product development slowdowns that have hurt other major mergers, according to CEO Kenny Alexander. Hungary’s state-owned gambling monopoly is increasingly reliant on sports[Read More…]

New Limits on Operator Penalties? – by Dr Alan Littler, Kalff Katz & Franssen Attorneys at Law, Amsterdam

New Limits on Operator Penalties? – by Dr Alan Littler, Kalff Katz & Franssen Attorneys at Law, Amsterdam

Both the remote gaming bill and casino reform bill live to fight another day. Following the general election for the House of Representatives on 15 March 2017 there was the danger that the bills would be declared controversial by the Senate, and parked until the new cabinet effectively takes up government. Whilst the two bills were amongst those on a[Read More…]