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GiH News Roundup: Stockholm is Europe’s betting capital; Stars Group triggers public share offering to fund Sky Bet acquisition

GiH News Roundup: Stockholm is Europe’s betting capital; Stars Group triggers public share offering to fund Sky Bet acquisition

Today, the 7th annual Gaming in Holland Conference & Expo kicks off in Amsterdam! Spanish company Metronia has supplied three separate Holland Casino branches with live bingo games: Amsterdam, Amsterdam West, and Utrecht. Stockholm has emerged as the European betting capital, with more listed iGaming companies than any other stock exchange in Europe. Global online gambling firm Betway is predicting[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: opening of Sweden’s regulated iGaming market remains on track; CMA approves GVC-Ladbrokes Coral takeover

GiH News Roundup: opening of Sweden’s regulated iGaming market remains on track; CMA approves GVC-Ladbrokes Coral takeover

The regulated opening of Sweden’s iGaming market has remained on track for 1 January, 2019 after the statutory standstill period set aside for review of the legislation by the EC and EU member states expired on Wednesday. The multi-billion pound takeover of bookmaker Ladbrokes Coral by rival gambling firm GVC Holdings has been approved by the UK Competition and Markets[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Malta to propose consolidated gambling legislation; Google to ban binary options, CFD and cryptocurrency advertising

GiH News Roundup: Malta to propose consolidated gambling legislation; Google to ban binary options, CFD and cryptocurrency advertising

Parliamentary secretary for Financial Services, Digital Economy & Innovation Silvio Schembri has announced a motion to be presented in the Maltese parliament concerning the introduction of a new Maltese Gambling Bill, which will repeal all the existing gaming legislation, replacing it with a single act of parliament. Rhaul Sood, CEO of eSports betting company Unikrn, has accused the Head of[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: European Ombudsman to gambling operators: “You’re on your own;” Ladbrokes Coral shareholders approve GVC merger

GiH News Roundup: European Ombudsman to gambling operators: “You’re on your own;” Ladbrokes Coral shareholders approve GVC merger

The European Ombudsman has rejected a complaint submitted by the European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) concerning the European Commission’s failure to ensure the regulatory framework for online gambling in certain Member States was in line with EU law. Income Access, Paysafe’s marketing and technology services provider, has released a new survey report, titled State of Play: iGaming’s Affiliate Marketing[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Dutch market entrant Raffld announces prize for first lottery draw; DJ Hardwell discusses creation of namesake slot game

GiH News Roundup: Dutch market entrant Raffld announces prize for first lottery draw; DJ Hardwell discusses creation of namesake slot game

ZEAL-owned “experience lottery” Raffld, which is imminently expected to go live in the Netherlands, announced that among the very first prizes it will hand out is a “mind-blowing” trip to Iceland. Holland Casino just published a new issue of its Favorites Magazine. Game developer and Novomatic subsidiary StakeLogic interviewed DJ Hardwell about the creation of his namesake slot game. Affiliate[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Postcode Loterij to contribute €357m to good causes in 2018; MPs consult with Netherlands Gaming Authority

GiH News Roundup: Postcode Loterij to contribute €357m to good causes in 2018; MPs consult with Netherlands Gaming Authority

In 2018, the Nationale Postcode Loterij will contribute €357m to good causes and charities, the organization announced yesterday during its annual Goed Geld Gala. Yesterday, the board of the Netherlands Gaming Authority discussed its priorities, powers, and competences, as well as the pending remote gaming bill, with a select number of Lower House MPs. The new Chambers Global 2018 ranks[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: MGA seeks to safeguard its reputation by preparing crackdown on Mafia-connected businesses; Clarion to tackle sexism

GiH News Roundup: MGA seeks to safeguard its reputation by preparing crackdown on Mafia-connected businesses; Clarion to tackle sexism

The Malta Gaming Authority is set to launch an investigation into all of its Italian online licensees as it attempts to root out connections between the island and illegal, Mafia-connected betting shops in Italy. The project is reportedly the first stage in a concerted crackdown on Italian gambling businesses based in Malta. Following widespread criticism, Clarion, organizers of ICE Totally[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority releases “Supervisory Agenda 2018-2019;” Tennis Integrity Unit bans nine players

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority releases “Supervisory Agenda 2018-2019;” Tennis Integrity Unit bans nine players

The Netherlands Gaming Authority’s top priority in the coming years is to prevent minors from engaging in gambling, according to the regulator’s “Supervisory Agenda 2018-2019.” Cyprus has resubmitted its proposed new regulatory framework for gambling after the European Commission and Malta opposed its original draft. The Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) has said that it banned nine professional players for either[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Dutch regulator announces public consultation on game evaluation framework; GVC and Ladbrokes Coral in merger talks

GiH News Roundup: Dutch regulator announces public consultation on game evaluation framework; GVC and Ladbrokes Coral in merger talks

The Netherlands Gaming Authority has announced the start of a public consultation on its evaluation framework that determines whether a specific game qualifies as a game of chance. Holland Casino employs so-called “millennial hosts” in order to be more attractive to a younger audience. GVC and Ladbrokes Coral Group have today (Thursday) revealed that they have held “detailed discussions” over[Read More…]