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GiH News Roundup: Denmark and the Czech Republic record online growth; gaming brands launch successful World Cup advertising campaigns

GiH News Roundup: Denmark and the Czech Republic record online growth; gaming brands launch successful World Cup advertising campaigns

Denmark’s regulated gambling market revenue grew nearly 9% in the first quarter of 2018, largely on the strength of its online casino licensees. In 2017, the Czech Republic’s regulated online gambling market shot up 56% year-on-year to CZK8.3b, representing slightly more than one-fifth of the overall market. Gambling brands have provided some of the most popular and effective UK advertising[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Swedish parliament passes new gambling bill; Netherlands Gaming Authority to focus on betting operators during World Cup

GiH News Roundup: Swedish parliament passes new gambling bill; Netherlands Gaming Authority to focus on betting operators during World Cup

Only 8 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 Netherlands Gaming Authority said it will pay special attention to the actions of unlicensed online betting operators, in particular those not excluding minors, ahead and during the upcoming FIFA World Cup.[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: 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: Join GiH for the Responsibility in Gaming Awards Dinner; MGA, industry body publish guidance documents for GDPR

GiH News Roundup: Join GiH for the Responsibility in Gaming Awards Dinner; MGA, industry body publish guidance documents for GDPR

Join Gaming in Holland for the Responsibility in Gaming Awards Dinner on June 19 in Amsterdam. The Malta Gaming Authority has published a guidance document on the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which comes into force on 25 May 2018. The Remote Gambling Association (RGA) also published its guidance for mandatory General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) policies. Stars Group[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Sportech sells its Dutch tote betting business to RBP Luxembourg for €3.25m; Denmark proposes limits on sign-up bonuses

GiH News Roundup: Sportech sells its Dutch tote betting business to RBP Luxembourg for €3.25m; Denmark proposes limits on sign-up bonuses

Sports betting company Sportech has announced the intended sale of its Netherlands-based business Sportech Racing BV to RBP Luxembourg for a fee of €3.25m. The transaction is expected to close in H2 2018. The Dutch government has finally responded to three policy recommendations which were proposed by the Netherlands Gaming Authority in March 2017 on the topics of 1) gaming[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Postcode Loterij cautioned by Advertising Code Committee; Sweden unveils new gambling regulation

GiH News Roundup: Postcode Loterij cautioned by Advertising Code Committee; Sweden unveils new gambling regulation

The Dutch Advertising Code Committee has cautioned lottery operator Postcode Loterij for mailing direct marketing materials resembling payment reminders to consumers. The Swedish government has unveiled its new gambling regulation, which is scheduled to enter into force January 1, 2019. The Spanish online gambling and betting market is poised to hit $1.22B by 2023. The UK’s House of Commons’ Public[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: UKGC proposes stricter advertising rules; Portugal could join shared poker liquidity pool in Q2

GiH News Roundup: UKGC proposes stricter advertising rules; Portugal could join shared poker liquidity pool in Q2

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has opened a public consultation on proposed changes to regulations relating to marketing and advertising, unfair terms, and complaints and disputes. According to the UKGC’s proposals, UK gambling operators could face stiff financial penalties for breaching advertising rules. Scientific Games has said that it expects to post a 7% year-on-year increase in revenue for the[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: minors participated in games offered by Nederlandse Loterij; Fair Play Rotterdam “best casino of the Netherlands 2017”

GiH News Roundup: minors participated in games offered by Nederlandse Loterij; Fair Play Rotterdam “best casino of the Netherlands 2017”

Minors have participated in the games of chance offered by state-owned Nederlandse Loterij, the Netherlands Gaming Authority found. Nederlandse Loterij admitted to incomplete oversight and promised to take additional measures in order to prevent recurrence. Fair Play Rotterdam has won the “Best Casino of the Netherlands 2017” award. The annual award is given out by Dutch casino community OneTime.nl. “We[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: John de Mol to launch online platform for broadcasting amateur soccer; Lower House votes for temporary gaming tax increase

GiH News Roundup: John de Mol to launch online platform for broadcasting amateur soccer; Lower House votes for temporary gaming tax increase

Media entrepreneur John de Mol’s Talpa Network and the Royal Dutch Football Association (KNVB) will launch an online platform, VoetbalTV, for broadcasting amateur soccer matches. Yesterday, the Dutch Lower House voted to approve a temporary gaming tax rate increase of 1.1%, increasing the Dutch gambling tax rate to 30.1%. The temporary increase is expected to last until 1 January 2019,[Read More…]