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GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority unable to take action against ancient lottery; EGBA challenges Norwegian payment blocking

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority unable to take action against ancient lottery; EGBA challenges Norwegian payment blocking

A Dutch lottery, Lotisico, which has been founded in 1902 as an insurance company, has been failing to meet its obligations. The Netherlands Gaming Authority, however, is unable to take action as the regulator’s mandate does not cover lotteries that were founded before 1905. Actor Leonardo DiCaprio will be a speaker at the “Goed Geld Gala” of the Nationale Postcode[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority investigates Postcode Loterij; Italian online betting revenue up 60%

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority investigates Postcode Loterij; Italian online betting revenue up 60%

The Netherlands Gaming Authority has announced it will investigate whether Dutch lottery operator De National Postcode Loterij violated the law by sending advertising mail resembling payment reminders. Advertising for gambling products may be neither misleading, nor “aggressive,” the Dutch Gambling Act states. A prize offered by the Dutch State Lottery for a trip to Seoul during the upcoming Olympics, appears[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: CEOs of KSA and UKGC seek to protect minors from gambling; Italy to open bidding process for online licenses

GiH News Roundup: CEOs of KSA and UKGC seek to protect minors from gambling; Italy to open bidding process for online licenses

The CEOs of the Netherlands Gaming Authority, Marja Appelman, and the UK Gambling Commission, Sarah Harrison, discussed the need to protect minors from gambling, as well as the importance of international cooperation. Dutch lottery operator Nationale Postcode Loterij has drawn the ire of a number of consumers by sending out advertising materials resembling payment reminders. Italian legislators have launched a[Read More…]