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GiH News Roundup: JVH gaming acquires Flamingo Casino; Dutch gov’t to collect less gambling tax

GiH News Roundup: JVH gaming acquires Flamingo Casino; Dutch gov’t to collect less gambling tax

Only 21 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. * * * Arcade hall operator JVH gaming and the shareholders of Flamingo Casino, a Dutch gaming operator with 15 casinos and more than 200 employees, have reached an agreement on the[Read More…]

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: 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: 4 out of 10 loot boxes violate Dutch Gambling Act; Danish online market accounts for over half of all gambling revenue

GiH News Roundup: 4 out of 10 loot boxes violate Dutch Gambling Act; Danish online market accounts for over half of all gambling revenue

Four out of ten video games containing loot boxes that were investigated by the Netherlands Gaming Authority contravene the Dutch Gambling Act. Game publishers who remain in violation of the Gambling Act after June 20, 2018, may face enforcement action by the Dutch regulator. Denmark’s licensed online gambling operators now account for over half of all market revenue, according to[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Vote for the Live inaugural Gaming Awards; Netherlands Gaming Authority assists in raids in The Hague

GiH News Roundup: Vote for the Live inaugural Gaming Awards; Netherlands Gaming Authority assists in raids in The Hague

On April 26, as part of the second annual Live Gaming Summit, the best performing live gaming operators of the past year will be presented with the inaugural Live Gaming Awards. Winners will be determined by a public poll. All gaming and betting industry professionals are invited to cast their votes here. The Netherlands Gaming Authority assisted in a series[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority opens public consultation on gaming machine guidance document; Playtech to acquire Snaitech

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority opens public consultation on gaming machine guidance document; Playtech to acquire Snaitech

The Netherlands Gaming Authority has opened a public consultation on a guidance document explaining relevant rules and regulations surrounding gaming machines to Dutch municipalities. The Netherlands Gaming Authority has officially approved several new gaming machines for the Dutch market. Partypoker LIVE will use Marcel Luske’s International Poker Rules, seeing them break away from the traditional standard set by the Tournament[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority releases latest guidelines to determine what is to be considered a game of chance

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority releases latest guidelines to determine what is to be considered a game of chance

The Netherlands Gaming Authority has published its latest guidelines to determine whether a particular product or service should, legally speaking, be considered a game of chance. The Netherlands Gaming Authority, industry representatives, and mental health professionals met to discuss the best way to educate players on the risks associated with gambling. Gran Casino Nuland will be the main shirt sponsor[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority releases annual report; Dutch gov’t informs Lower House of match-fixing strategy

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority releases annual report; Dutch gov’t informs Lower House of match-fixing strategy

The Netherlands Gaming Authority has released its 2017 annual report. Chairman Jan Suyver notes that the regulator currently has only limited powers to fight illegal online gambling and calls on the Dutch government and legislature to make haste with enacting the remote gaming bill. The Dutch government has officially informed the Lower House regarding its latest efforts and proposals to[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority board members reappointed; VAN Kansspelen updates problem gambling awareness training courses

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority board members reappointed; VAN Kansspelen updates problem gambling awareness training courses

Jan Suyver and Henk Kesler have been reappointed as chairman of the board and member of the board of the Netherlands Gaming Authority for a period of six months. Trade association VAN Kansspelen and GGZ Nederland, an organization of mental health and addiction care providers in the Netherlands, have updated the problem gambling awareness training courses offered to amusement arcade[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: presentation on Dutch market at Betting on Football Conference; popular online casino calls it quits in UK

GiH News Roundup: presentation on Dutch market at Betting on Football Conference; popular online casino calls it quits in UK

On Tuesday, March 20, Justin Franssen and Willem van Oort will hold a presentation on the Dutch market at the Betting on Football Conference at Stamford Bridge, London. Members of the Gaming in Holland community are offered a 25% saving on the full ticket price. Simply enter the promotional code GIHBOF2018 when registering. Postcode Loterij founder Boudewijn Poelmann has been[Read More…]