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GiH News Roundup: Council of State sides with Sportech in tote betting dispute; gambling participation in Sweden on the decline

GiH News Roundup: Council of State sides with Sportech in tote betting dispute; gambling participation in Sweden on the decline

The Council of State, the Netherlands’ highest administrative court, has found that the initially successful appeal of Betfair against the Netherlands Gaming Authority’s decision of November 2014 to grant the single tote betting license to competitor Sportech Racing should be decided anew. Sportech successfully argued that it should have been able to argue for its interest at the original appeal.[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Holland Casino reports increased profits; Novomatic Netherlands acquires yet another arcade

GiH News Roundup: Holland Casino reports increased profits; Novomatic Netherlands acquires yet another arcade

Holland Casino has released its 2016 annual report. The company’s after-tax income increased 4.7 percent to €74.1m, while the number of unique visitors grew more modestly by 1 percent. Visitors, however, spent 4 percent more per visit compared to 2015. Novomatic Netherlands added its nineteenth gaming arcade to its portfolio through the acquisition of the Five Stars Casino at ‘s[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority takes aim at online gambling ads; Holland Casino strikes continue, festivities canceled

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority takes aim at online gambling ads; Holland Casino strikes continue, festivities canceled

The Netherlands Gaming Authority has been taking explicit aim at websites carrying online gambling advertisements. Holland Casino employees are keeping up their ongoing series of strikes, as a court found on Saturday that strikers must announce labor action ahead of time. Because of the ongoing labor trouble, the operator’s festivities to celebrate its 40th anniversary on May 2 have been[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Novomatic Netherlands buys arcades; AI and problem gambling detection; NMi opens Madrid office

GiH News Roundup: Novomatic Netherlands buys arcades; AI and problem gambling detection; NMi opens Madrid office

Novomatic Netherlands has bought the seven SuperGame arcades owned by Ron and Marcel Traarbach, all of which are located in the Limburg region. The Netherlands Gaming Authority is training municipal inspectors to detect illegal gambling in the food and beverage industry. Can AI spot problem gambling earlier? The answer is “maybe:” However […] every player has a different profile and[Read More…]