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GiH News Roundup: Dutch punters betting significantly more than during previous World Cup; Senate Committee to address Ministry letter

GiH News Roundup: Dutch punters betting significantly more than during previous World Cup; Senate Committee to address Ministry letter

Tomorrow, the Permanent Committee for Justice and Security of the Dutch Senate will briefly address the letter sent by Minister Sander Dekker for Legal Protection clarifying the proposed establishment requirement, as well as other parts of the coalition agreement that concern remote gaming. Compared to the previous World Cup, Dutch punters are betting considerably more – both with licensed operator[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Finnish operator Paf introduces fixed annual loss limit; Swedish operators resisting calls for horseracing levy

GiH News Roundup: Finnish operator Paf introduces fixed annual loss limit; Swedish operators resisting calls for horseracing levy

Only 5 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. The Council of State declined to issue a provisional ruling against plans to build a leisure complex, including a casino and movie theater, in the municipality of Waalwijk. Finnish operator Paf has[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Looking back at the GiH lottery session; Netherlands Gaming Authority issues another fine; EC might drop infringement cases

GiH News Roundup: Looking back at the GiH lottery session; Netherlands Gaming Authority issues another fine; EC might drop infringement cases

On Tuesday, over eighty guests attended a discussion on the future of the Dutch lottery landscape at the premises of GiH partner LeaseWeb. The discussion centered on new market entrants and product launches, responsible gaming, and the regulatory direction of the future Dutch lottery regime. Read our full report here. The Netherlands Gaming Authority has issued a €217,000 fine to[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Scientific Games acquires NYX Gaming Group; Stars Group expects higher revenue; Kindred funds problem gambling app

GiH News Roundup: Scientific Games acquires NYX Gaming Group; Stars Group expects higher revenue; Kindred funds problem gambling app

US gaming technology giant Scientific Games Corporation has acquired Canadian online gambling technology provider NYX Gaming Group for US$630m (11x run-rate EBITDA). Netherlands-based operator GamePoint has now been blacklisted by the Belgian Gambling Commission. The Stars Group, parent company of online poker giant PokerStars, has increased its annual revenue guidance following what it sees as a “very positive consumer response”[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Betsson asks EC to re-open infringement proceedings against the Netherlands; Dutch gambling law compliant with EU law?

GiH News Roundup: Betsson asks EC to re-open infringement proceedings against the Netherlands; Dutch gambling law compliant with EU law?

Betsson has asked the European Commission to re-open infringement proceedings against the Netherlands. Ulrik Bengtsson, CEO and President, Betsson AB: Betsson view the ongoing confusion in the Dutch market as unacceptable. We have therefore submitted an official complaint to the European Commission. The current law in the Netherlands is not in line with EU law and we have therefore asked[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: looking Back at the KKF/IMGL Annual Gaming Industry Event; Appeals Court sides with Holland Casino; tube strike called off

GiH News Roundup: looking Back at the KKF/IMGL Annual Gaming Industry Event; Appeals Court sides with Holland Casino; tube strike called off

Last Friday, Kalff Katz & Franssen and the International Masters of Gaming Law (IMGL) co-hosted their Annual Gaming Industry Event. Check out our video footage of the event here. The Enterprise Division of the Appeals Court in Amsterdam has sided with the board of Holland Casino against the organization’s Works Council, allowing the casino operator to be transformed from a[Read More…]