Post Tagged with: "novomatic"

GiH News Roundup: ninth strike at Holland Casino; Dutch State Lottery faces yet another lawsuit; Europe’s biggest sports betting bar opens

GiH News Roundup: ninth strike at Holland Casino; Dutch State Lottery faces yet another lawsuit; Europe’s biggest sports betting bar opens

On Sunday afternoon, employees at Holland Casino Venlo went on strike. It was the ninth strike since the middle of April. Yet another class action claim foundation has started proceedings against the Dutch State Lottery. The settlement that was offered to lottery players, on account of the operator’s misleading advertising practices, should have been far more generous, according to the[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: future of Holland Casino to be decided by Supreme Court; AG of CJEU finds limits on sanctioning foreign operators

GiH News Roundup: future of Holland Casino to be decided by Supreme Court; AG of CJEU finds limits on sanctioning foreign operators

The works council of Holland Casino has filed a final appeal against the recent Appeal Court’s decision that the state-owned casino operator is allowed to transform itself from a non-profit foundation into a limited liability company. The appeal will be judged by the Supreme Court of the Netherlands. Advocate-General Maciej Szpunar of the Court of Justice of the EU issued[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Dutch court ends account preservation order against Staatsloterij; deadline for Senate questions extended

GiH News Roundup: Dutch court ends account preservation order against Staatsloterij; deadline for Senate questions extended

On Friday, a Dutch court ended the account preservation order which class action claimant Loterijverlies had obtained against the Staatsloterij (now part of Nederlandse Loterij). The order caused €121m in assets to be temporarily frozen. Loterijverlies is claiming compensation on behalf of thousands of lottery players for misleading advertising practices by the Dutch lottery operator. The permanent committee for Security[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: charity lotteries designated as “intangible cultural heritage;” casinos in beach resort of Scheveningen will have to move

GiH News Roundup: charity lotteries designated as “intangible cultural heritage;” casinos in beach resort of Scheveningen will have to move

Charity lotteries have now been designated Dutch “intangible cultural heritage.” The city council of The Hague has approved the coming of a Legoland to the beach resort of Scheveningen, with the result that two local casinos now will have to move. Controversially, one of these two casinos has been designated to be relocated to a poor neighborhood. Tuesday’s winner of[Read More…]