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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…]

GiH News Roundup: CEO of Nederlandse Loterij calls for quick enactment of remote gaming bill: politicians should “start moving”

GiH News Roundup: CEO of Nederlandse Loterij calls for quick enactment of remote gaming bill: politicians should “start moving”

Yesterday, the Council of State, the Netherlands’ highest administrative court, upheld De Lotto’s current monopolies on sports betting and instant lotteries. The operator’s monopoly on numbers lotteries, however, is to be reconsidered by the Netherlands Gaming Authority. Niels Onkenhout, CEO of Nederlandse Loterij (which owns the Lotto brand) largely welcomed the ruling of the Council of State. Although Onkenhout expressed[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Nederlandse Loterij contributes €45m to Dutch sports; professional gambler looking to buy Belgian pro soccer team

GiH News Roundup: Nederlandse Loterij contributes €45m to Dutch sports; professional gambler looking to buy Belgian pro soccer team

Nederlandse Loterij will contribute €45m to Dutch sports this year. Holland Casino is looking to hire a HR professional for its Eindhoven branch. A professional gambler is looking to buy a professional Belgian soccer team. League officials said they would have no objections. Live dealer online casino technology provider Evolution Gaming reported a 30% year-on-year improvement in its Q1 revenues.[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: KSA reports on Probity Screening Act meeting; new study on risks and benefits of remote gambling

GiH News Roundup: KSA reports on Probity Screening Act meeting; new study on risks and benefits of remote gambling

Dutch trade association VAN Kansspelen, in cooperation with the Netherlands Gaming Authority, held a public membership meeting to discuss the Public Administration (Probity Screening) Act (Wet Bibob). “It was an excellent and informative meeting on a complicated subject,” Sanne Muijser, General Secretary of VAN Kansspelen, said. “We are very pleased with the cooperation offered by the Netherlands Gaming Authority and[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: another successful GiH lunch @ICE; LeoVegas to expand into Germany; Mr Green launches revolutionary live casino product

GiH News Roundup: another successful GiH lunch @ICE; LeoVegas to expand into Germany; Mr Green launches revolutionary live casino product

Yesterday afternoon, another successful GiH Lunch took place at ICE 2018. We were very happy to see that so many key players and stakeholders in the Dutch gaming industry made an appearance. We hope to see you next year – or maybe sooner! At midnight, the highly anticipated DJ Hardwell party to celebrate the launch of StakeLogic’s latest online slot[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority will not oversee cryptocurrency trading; LeoVegas extends its UK presence

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority will not oversee cryptocurrency trading; LeoVegas extends its UK presence

Investing in cryptocurrencies is, legally speaking, not a game of chance, the Netherlands Gaming Authority said. Belgian Magazine De Tijd published a profile of professional poker player Kenny Hallaert. In 2017, the Belgian National Lottery posted an 8% revenue increase compared to the previous year. Digital sales increased by a third. Multilotto has launched a new lottery game based on[Read More…]