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GiH News Roundup: Ireland to review betting tax increase; Playtech founder sells off remaining stake; Codere faces bleak outlook

GiH News Roundup: Ireland to review betting tax increase; Playtech founder sells off remaining stake; Codere faces bleak outlook

Irish Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe has confirmed a decision to review plans to double the country’s betting tax, after warnings from Irish Bookmakers Association (IBA) that the move would lead to significant job losses.

GiH News Roundup: France’s online market grows across all verticals; Norway’s new gambling restrictions “pure symbolism”

GiH News Roundup: France’s online market grows across all verticals; Norway’s new gambling restrictions “pure symbolism”

France’s regulated online gambling market grew across all verticals in the first quarter of 2018 as active player ranks surged by one-quarter. Having earlier declared gambling a state monopoly, Moldova is now handing control over gambling and lotteries to two European companies under a public-private partnership. Industry stakeholders call Norway’s new gambling rules, which were introduced yesterday, “pure symbolism.” Yggdrasil[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: MGA proposes overhaul of regulatory framework; Ireland to raise minimum gambling age; FanDuel-DraftKings merger in doubt

GiH News Roundup: MGA proposes overhaul of regulatory framework; Ireland to raise minimum gambling age; FanDuel-DraftKings merger in doubt

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) published a White Paper proposing major reforms to Malta’s Gaming Legal Framework. Holland Casino Eindhoven has launched its very own promotional city map. The Irish government has approved legislation which would raise the raise the minimum age to participate in and enter gambling venues from 16 to 18. The World Regulatory Briefing London – Responsible[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Amaya posts record revenue; Irish casinos not obligated to pay out winnings; another withdrawal from Polish market

GiH News Roundup: Amaya posts record revenue; Irish casinos not obligated to pay out winnings; another withdrawal from Polish market

Amaya Gaming has posted record results for FY 2016. Total revenue came in at $1.15 billion, an increase of 8% on the $1.07 billion posted in the previous year. While online poker remained the company’s top earner, its casino and sports betting verticals are contributing an increasing share to revenues. As the company is moving away from its poker roots,[Read More…]