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GiH News Roundup: Swiss casinos apply for online licenses; Novomatic sees profits slip despite 10% revenue increase

GiH News Roundup: Swiss casinos apply for online licenses; Novomatic sees profits slip despite 10% revenue increase

The Swiss Federal Gaming Board (ESBK) had received four online casino license applications from the operators of land-based venues Grand Casino Baden, Grand Casino Davos, Grand Casino Lucerne and Casino Zurichsee.

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority CEO Marja Appelman steps down; Gaming Authority hits operator bet-at-home with €410,000 fine

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority CEO Marja Appelman steps down; Gaming Authority hits operator bet-at-home with €410,000 fine

Netherlands Gaming Authority CEO Marja Appelman will step down from her position as of August 1, 2018. The Board of Directors of the Gaming Authority will henceforth take over the duties of the CEO. In her farewell interview, Appelman once more stresses the need for a quick enactment of the Remote Gaming Bill. The Netherlands Gaming Authority has fined online[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: politicians prefer grandstanding to protecting consumers, ignore urgent need for Dutch online gaming regulation

GiH News Roundup: politicians prefer grandstanding to protecting consumers, ignore urgent need for Dutch online gaming regulation

Only 15 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. Gustaf Hoffstedt, Secretary General of the Swedish Trade Association for Online Gambling, will speak at day 1 of the upcoming Gaming in Holland Conference, discussing, from a consumers’ protection perspective, the urgent[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Ministry announces information session on secondary remote gaming legislation; Novomatic surpasses €2.5bn in annual sales

GiH News Roundup: Ministry announces information session on secondary remote gaming legislation; Novomatic surpasses €2.5bn in annual sales

SAVE THE DATE: on Thursday, May 31, 9:30 to 12:30, the Ministry of Security and Justice will organize an information session on the secondary legislation that is to accompany the Dutch remote gaming bill. Special attention will be given to technical and operational requirements. Official invitations will be sent out around May 10. The information session at the Ministry of[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Senate Committee asks gov’t to provide timetable for answering Senate questions on remote gaming and casino reform bills

GiH News Roundup: Senate Committee asks gov’t to provide timetable for answering Senate questions on remote gaming and casino reform bills

The Permanent Committee for Justice and Security of the Dutch Senate have asked the government to indicate when it will be able to respond to questions submitted by the Upper House regarding the remote gaming bill and casino reform bill. The Committee also said it will be expecting an answer before March 30. UK betting operator and technology supplier Sportech[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: 3 possible cases of match-fixing in the Netherlands in 2017; council approves plans for new casino in Apeldoorn

GiH News Roundup: 3 possible cases of match-fixing in the Netherlands in 2017; council approves plans for new casino in Apeldoorn

KPMG has published its full eSummit Report, which provides an in-depth account of KPMG’s SIGMA 17 eGaming event. The 95 page report features a detailed summary of all the sessions from the day, including an overview of the Dutch online gaming market (pp. 33-37). GiH will attend this afternoon’s Annual Gaming Industry Event that is being organized by the International[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Dutch Postcode Lottery extends partnership with Natuurmonumenten; Stars Group approved for cross-border liquidity sharing

GiH News Roundup: Dutch Postcode Lottery extends partnership with Natuurmonumenten; Stars Group approved for cross-border liquidity sharing

Dutch lottery operator Nationale Postcode Loterij has extended its cooperation with Vereniging Natuurmonumenten, an environmental protection society, for another five years. Under the agreement, Vereniging Natuurmonumenten will receive ca. €13.5m annually. The Stars Group is the first operator to be approved for cross-border poker liquidity sharing by the French regulator. After two years of patiently waiting, Novomatic AG’s acquisition of[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority issues sixth lottery license; Novomatic Netherlands expects server-supported gaming

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority issues sixth lottery license; Novomatic Netherlands expects server-supported gaming

The Netherlands Gaming Authority has issued a new lottery license, the country’s sixth, to Fair Share Nederland BV. “We aim to be an addition to the existing market, both with regard to our games and the good causes we will support. We are there for all good causes in the Netherlands,” general manager Roelant Reizevoort said. Renovation of Holland Casino[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: record fine for 888; burnt-down Holland Casino Groningen did not possess sprinklers; Grand Casino Brussels being shopped

GiH News Roundup: record fine for 888; burnt-down Holland Casino Groningen did not possess sprinklers; Grand Casino Brussels being shopped

888, one of Britain’s biggest online gambling firms, is to pay a record penalty package of over £7.8million as a result of serious failings in its handling of vulnerable customers, the UK Gambling Commission announced today. Surprisingly, the Holland Casino branch in Groningen that burnt down early last Sunday morning, did not possess any sprinklers that could have mitigated the[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Holland Casino sponsors Dutch bobsleigh team; US Supreme Court to consider challenge of federal sports betting ban

GiH News Roundup: Holland Casino sponsors Dutch bobsleigh team; US Supreme Court to consider challenge of federal sports betting ban

Holland Casino is the new sponsor of the Dutch bobsleigh team that currently trying to qualify for the Winter Olympics. Portugal’s National Association of Online Gamblers (ANAon) announced that it would be presenting parliament with a petition bearing the signatures of 4,600 gamblers who want their government to lessen the tax burden imposed on locally licensed online operators. One operator[Read More…]