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GiH News Roundup: lucky Holland Casino visitor wins €1.4m; Danish regulator launches initiative to educate the public on gambling in video games

GiH News Roundup: lucky Holland Casino visitor wins €1.4m; Danish regulator launches initiative to educate the public on gambling in video games

A lucky punter won the Mega Millions Jackpot worth €1,381,724.60 at Holland Casino Breda.

GiH News Roundup: join us TOMORROW for business drinks in Amsterdam; illegal betting terminals “omnipresent” in Dutch shopping streets

GiH News Roundup: join us TOMORROW for business drinks in Amsterdam; illegal betting terminals “omnipresent” in Dutch shopping streets

Illegal sports betting terminals are omnipresent in Dutch shopping streets, says the former owner of a Turkish teahouse.

GiH News Roundup: UK online market grows 3.7% YoY; Slovakia to open online casino market; Svenska Spel signs esports sponsorship deal

GiH News Roundup: UK online market grows 3.7% YoY; Slovakia to open online casino market; Svenska Spel signs esports sponsorship deal

Only 19 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 UK online gambling sector grew 3.7% to £4.9bn – 35% of the UK’s total gambling market – between April 2016 and March 2017, according to new figures released by the Gambling[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: first specialized problem gambling clinic in the Netherlands; GVC completes Ladbrokes Coral takeover

GiH News Roundup: first specialized problem gambling clinic in the Netherlands; GVC completes Ladbrokes Coral takeover

The first specialized clinic in the Netherlands to treat gambling and gaming addiction has opened is doors. Holland Casino has picked SailPoint to deliver an end-to-end identity governance solution to automatically and securely deliver access to its workforce. GVC has finally completed its takeover of Ladbrokes Coral. 888 has applied for a gaming license in Malta due to Brexit uncertainties[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Holland Casino Groningen eyeing two new locations; UKGC weighs in on loot boxes; Portugal proposes new regulation

GiH News Roundup: Holland Casino Groningen eyeing two new locations; UKGC weighs in on loot boxes; Portugal proposes new regulation

Holland Casino Groningen has narrowed its search for a new location down to two options. Despite troublesome regulation, Western Europe, including the Netherlands, is a major earner for the Kindred Group, EGR Intel reports: Belgium, France and the Netherlands are all major components of its revenue mix. All three have proved to be fiercely protectionist in the past and with[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Sportech board seeking corporate sale; Italy mulls higher betting taxes; MGA chairman pledges commitment to blockchain

GiH News Roundup: Sportech board seeking corporate sale; Italy mulls higher betting taxes; MGA chairman pledges commitment to blockchain

Betting systems provider Sportech Plc, holder of the Dutch tote betting license, has announced that it is seeking a corporate sale of its entire enterprise. Italy’s sports betting operators could face higher taxes on both land-based and online operations. According to preliminary proposals, land-based betting taxes would be raised one point, from 18% to 19%, while online betting tax would[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: record fine for 888; burnt-down Holland Casino Groningen did not possess sprinklers; Grand Casino Brussels being shopped

GiH News Roundup: record fine for 888; burnt-down Holland Casino Groningen did not possess sprinklers; Grand Casino Brussels being shopped

888, one of Britain’s biggest online gambling firms, is to pay a record penalty package of over £7.8million as a result of serious failings in its handling of vulnerable customers, the UK Gambling Commission announced today. Surprisingly, the Holland Casino branch in Groningen that burnt down early last Sunday morning, did not possess any sprinklers that could have mitigated the[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Holland Casino makes “final offer;” 2.8m sign up for special lottery draw; Norwegian payment blocking appears ineffectual

GiH News Roundup: Holland Casino makes “final offer;” 2.8m sign up for special lottery draw; Norwegian payment blocking appears ineffectual

Holland Casino has reportedly made a “final offer” containing “significant concessions” in an effort to conclude a new collective bargaining agreement. Over 2.8 million people have signed up for tomorrow’s special draw of the Dutch State Lottery, which has been organized to compensate past participants for the operator’s misleading advertising practices. Participants in the special draw must waive their claims[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Holland Casino turned away 50 potential money launderers; UK publisher launches political betting website

GiH News Roundup: Holland Casino turned away 50 potential money launderers; UK publisher launches political betting website

Last year, Holland Casino banned fifty visitors from its premises on suspicion of money laundering, a stark increase compared to 2014 when “only” 21 visitors received such a ban. Bettingpro.com-owner Caledonian Publishing has launched a new political betting website, BetOnPolitics.co.uk, as the firm looks to capitalize on next month’s UK General Election. Online poker operator PartyPoker has announced that it[Read More…]