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GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority issues fine to Curaҫao and Cyprus-based operators; ZEAL reports 8% increase in Q3 revenue

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority issues fine to Curaҫao and Cyprus-based operators; ZEAL reports 8% increase in Q3 revenue

The Netherlands Gaming Authority has issued a €350,000 fine to Curaҫao-based CyberRock Entertainment N.V. and Cyprus-based Honeydew Trading Limited for operating several Dutch-language online gambling websites.

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: Lower House committee greenlights change in land-based sports betting tax; Belgian top referee suspected of match-fixing

GiH News Roundup: Lower House committee greenlights change in land-based sports betting tax; Belgian top referee suspected of match-fixing

The Permanent Committee for Finance of the Dutch Lower House has given green light to the legislative amendment that would change the tax rate on land-based sports betting from 29% of awarded prize money to 29% of gross gaming revenue (GGR) – on the condition that the government will answer a limited number of questions before the plenary debate and vote.

GiH News Roundup: sanctioned operators to be excluded at remote market opening; Belgium launches criminal investigation over loot boxes

GiH News Roundup: sanctioned operators to be excluded at remote market opening; Belgium launches criminal investigation over loot boxes

Remote operators that have been sanctioned by the Netherlands Gaming Authority for offering unlicensed games of chance to Dutch consumers will be blocked from acquiring a license when the online market opens, Minister Sander Dekker confirmed yesterday.

GiH News Roundup: Dutch regulator to hold public meeting on separating gaming and gambling; LeoVegas launches UK-focused sportsbook

GiH News Roundup: Dutch regulator to hold public meeting on separating gaming and gambling; LeoVegas launches UK-focused sportsbook

The Netherlands Gaming Authority will hold a public meeting on October 15 to discuss the risks associated with the increasing disappearance of the boundaries between gambling and gaming.

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority hits Betsson with €300k fine

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority hits Betsson with €300k fine

The Netherlands Gaming Authority has hit Betsson’s Netherlands-facing subsidiary Corona, operator of the Oranje and Kroon online casino brands, with a €300,000 fine for offering online gaming to customers in the country without a license. Betsson is reportedly locked in internal deliberations and assessments, as the group judges whether to appeal the decision. As a consequence of the Dutch government’s[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Betway to spend €100m on marketing; LeoVegas pushes back agains Italian gambling advertising ban

GiH News Roundup: Betway to spend €100m on marketing; LeoVegas pushes back agains Italian gambling advertising ban

The European Casino Association’s vice-president for diversity and education (and Holland Casino’s director of security), Janny Wierda, discusses the need for gender diversity in the land-based gaming sector. Holland Casino is looking to hire a Manager Partnerships & Events. Betway has announced plans to spend €100m on marketing in 2019, to support its growth into new international markets. Mobile casino[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Spanish online poker GGR reaches historic high; ICE comes to the US; Talpa launches mobile game show

GiH News Roundup: Spanish online poker GGR reaches historic high; ICE comes to the US; Talpa launches mobile game show

Only 7 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. Gross gaming revenue from online poker has reached a historic high of €21.5 million in Q1 2018, according to the latest figures released by the Spanish gaming regulator. Portugal’s sports bettors have[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: JVH gaming acquires Flamingo Casino; Dutch gov’t to collect less gambling tax

GiH News Roundup: JVH gaming acquires Flamingo Casino; Dutch gov’t to collect less gambling tax

Only 21 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. * * * Arcade hall operator JVH gaming and the shareholders of Flamingo Casino, a Dutch gaming operator with 15 casinos and more than 200 employees, have reached an agreement on the[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: committee debate on Dutch lottery reform scheduled for September 13th; Mr Green to expand into Russian-speaking markets

GiH News Roundup: committee debate on Dutch lottery reform scheduled for September 13th; Mr Green to expand into Russian-speaking markets

On September 13, 2018, the Permanent Committee for Justice and Security of the Dutch Lower House will publicly discuss various scenarios which have been proposed to reform the Dutch lottery landscape. Mr Green, now known as MRG, is planning to use newly acquired Latvian brand, 11.lv to expand into Russian-speaking markets, CEO Jesper Kärrbrink has said. LeoVegas has launched a[Read More…]