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“F’ck money. Make memories:” Lottovate Netherlands launches Raffld

“F’ck money. Make memories:” Lottovate Netherlands launches Raffld

For the first time in almost thirty years, the Dutch lottery market welcomes a new market entrant: Raffld. This new charity lottery revolves around winning “experiences” (traveling and attending events) rather than monetary prizes. Raffld officially launched today. A lottery for millennials “Raffld has been specifically designed to accommodate the wishes of 22-36-year-olds,” Peter-Paul de Goeij, Managing Director at Raffld,[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Lottovate appoints new GM; launch of Poland’s monopoly casino site delayed until H2; Plus500 announces larger growth

GiH News Roundup: Lottovate appoints new GM; launch of Poland’s monopoly casino site delayed until H2; Plus500 announces larger growth

Lottery innovator ZEAL has restructured its senior management team, with former CTO Susan Standiford taking over as general manager for ZEAL’s social lotto brand, Lottovate, which is currently scheduled to launch in the Netherlands in Q1. On behalf of EGR Intel, GiH founder Willem van Oort offers three predictions for 2018. The launch of Poland’s monopoly online casino will be[Read More…]

REPORT The future of the Dutch lottery landscape

REPORT The future of the Dutch lottery landscape

On Tuesday afternoon, over eighty guests attended a discussion on the future of the Dutch lottery landscape at the premises of GiH partner LeaseWeb. The afternoon’s program consisted of three separate sessions: Roelant Reizevoort and Peter-Paul de Goeij, managing directors of new market entrants Fair Share Nederland and Lottovate, respectively, discussed their firms’ plans for the (near) future. Responsible gaming[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming CEO, MP point to similarities between loot boxes and gambling; construction of HC Venlo has started

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming CEO, MP point to similarities between loot boxes and gambling; construction of HC Venlo has started

MP Michiel van Nispen (SP) has officially asked the Minister of Public Security to consider whether video game loot boxes should be considered a form of gambling. Netherlands Gaming Authority CEO Marja Appelman said (starting at 8:20) during a televised consumer program that there are important similarities between loot boxes and actual gambling. Loot boxes trigger the brain in ways[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: former Lotto CEO Tjeerd Veenstra to discuss future of Dutch lotteries at GiH session; Sweden’s unregulated market up 11%

GiH News Roundup: former Lotto CEO Tjeerd Veenstra to discuss future of Dutch lotteries at GiH session; Sweden’s unregulated market up 11%

Join Gaming and Holland and former Lotto CEO Tjeerd Veenstra for an afternoon session on the future of the Dutch lottery landscape. Additionally, GiH’s lottery session will be the last networking event of the year for the Dutch gaming industry. Even if your main focus is on a different sector, you are more than welcome to attend. Register today, as[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority has “never tolerated” online gambling; Holland Casino to stay in Groningen

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority has “never tolerated” online gambling; Holland Casino to stay in Groningen

“The Netherlands Gaming Authority has never tolerated illegal online gambling,” the regulator’s CEO Marja Appelman emphatically stressed in a recent interview. While it certainly appears that the Gaming Authority has previously tolerated operators that promised to follow certain regulatory guidelines, the regulator officially claims it has merely assigned these operators a low enforcement priority. The validity of this distinction will[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Lottovate to go live in the Netherlands; Netherlands Gaming Authority joins anti-match-fixing intelligence system

GiH News Roundup: Lottovate to go live in the Netherlands; Netherlands Gaming Authority joins anti-match-fixing intelligence system

Lottovate, a wholly owned subsidiary of ZEAL, is planning to launch a new lottery in the Netherlands later this year: Lottovate is now planning to introduce an innovative social lottery for Dutch consumers by Q3 2017. This new lottery product will be mobile-first and will aim to connect customers to social communities and good causes. By combining jackpots and social[Read More…]