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GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority asks fellow regulators for assistance; Merkur Sportwetten to enter the Belgian market

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority asks fellow regulators for assistance; Merkur Sportwetten to enter the Belgian market

In a letter to fellow European regulators, the Netherlands Gaming Authority has asked for assistance in enforcing the current prohibition on online gaming in the Netherlands. The request is based on the Cooperation Arrangement between the the regulatory authorities of the EEA Member States concerning online gambling services, Brussels 27 November 2015. Gauselmann’s Merkur Sportwetten will take a 50% share[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Gauselmann reports growth; tennis player receives death threats from disappointed punter; online industry “too lazy”

GiH News Roundup: Gauselmann reports growth; tennis player receives death threats from disappointed punter; online industry “too lazy”

There are only a few days left to apply for one of the several open positions at the Netherlands Gaming Authority. German gaming business Gauselmann, active in the Netherlands under the brand Merkur, saw its turnover increase in 2016 by 14.2% to €2.53bn. Dutch tennis player Richel Hoogenkamp received death threats from a disappointed gambler who lost $1500 betting on[Read More…]