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GiH News Roundup: German States ratify new Interstate Treaty on Gambling; MGA mulls implementation of unified self-exclusion system

GiH News Roundup: German States ratify new Interstate Treaty on Gambling; MGA mulls implementation of unified self-exclusion system

The Minister-Presidents of Germany’s 16 federal states have ratified the third amended Interstate Treaty on Gambling, paving the way for operators to apply for sports betting licenses in the market, while Schleswig-Holstein will be allowed to run its own, liberal regulatory regime.

GiH News Roundup: Staatsloterij ad wins award for best TV commercial; Belgian regulator mulling sanctions against Betway

GiH News Roundup: Staatsloterij ad wins award for best TV commercial; Belgian regulator mulling sanctions against Betway

A TV ad for Staatsloterij, featuring the dog Frekkel, has won the “Gouden Loeki 2018,” the prize for best Dutch commercial of the year.

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority issued record €1.7m in fines in 2018; Swedish re-regulated market open for business

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority issued record €1.7m in fines in 2018; Swedish re-regulated market open for business

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GiH News Roundup: outgoing Netherlands Gaming Authority chairman: failure to regulate remote gaming an “embarrassment”

GiH News Roundup: outgoing Netherlands Gaming Authority chairman: failure to regulate remote gaming an “embarrassment”

Jan Suyver, outgoing chairman of the Netherlands Gaming Authority, has called the failure to regulate remote gaming in the country “an embarrassment.”

GiH News Roundup: Malta Gaming Authority imposes new license requirements on affiliates; MRG to pursue Dutch license despite fine

GiH News Roundup: Malta Gaming Authority imposes new license requirements on affiliates; MRG to pursue Dutch license despite fine

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has imposed new B2C license requirements on affiliates and marketing firms. “Where the intermediary enters into contractual agreements with players, it is no longer an intermediary but, rather, requires a B2C license,” according to a recent MGA guidance notice.

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority publishes complaint procedure; PPB joins forces with FanDuel in the US; Mr Green rebrands

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority publishes complaint procedure; PPB joins forces with FanDuel in the US; Mr Green rebrands

The Netherlands Gaming Authority has published its complaint procedure concerning third-party complaints of Netherlands-licensed operators. Paddy Power Betfair has confirmed that it will create a new US-facing subsidiary, joining forces with daily fantasy sports operator FanDuel. Online operator Mr Green has rebranded as MRG and announced it has paid €2.8m for a 75% stake in Latvian-licensed operator 11.lv. The Malta[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: entries open for the inaugural Responsibility in Gaming Awards; Malta passes new Gaming Act

GiH News Roundup: entries open for the inaugural Responsibility in Gaming Awards; Malta passes new Gaming Act

The inaugural Responsibility in Gaming Awards is now open for entries. Designed to reward outstanding performance and responsible practice in the Dutch gaming sector, the Awards feature a broad range of categories for operators, service providers, social care organizations, and individuals. Those wishing to enter the Responsibility in Gaming Awards must do so by midnight on 30th May 2018. Despite[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: Malta Gaming Authority to look for new chairman; Marathonbet relaunches in Russia

GiH News Roundup: Malta Gaming Authority to look for new chairman; Marathonbet relaunches in Russia

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) is on the hunt for a new executive chairman after the incumbent Joseph Cuschieri was appointed CEO of the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA). Marathonbet has relaunched it online wagering site in Russia after it temporarily suspended the platform earlier this year. Due to a lack of customer interest, Lotto Baden-Württemberg will end its geobased[Read More…]