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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: UK gaming industry profitability “could be reduced by 66%;” Italy’s government plans to reduce number of gaming machines

GiH News Roundup: UK gaming industry profitability “could be reduced by 66%;” Italy’s government plans to reduce number of gaming machines

The UK gaming industry could face an extra annual tax burden of £200m on top of the devastating impact of the FOBT’s on UK bookies’ profits if the remote tax is raised to 20% from 15%, analysts have warned. Sector profitability could be reduced by 66% at the EBITDA level, Paul Leyland of Regulus Partners said. Even so, shares of[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Ministry intends to answer Senate questions on remote gaming bill “before the summer;” PPB confirms FanDuel interest

GiH News Roundup: Ministry intends to answer Senate questions on remote gaming bill “before the summer;” PPB confirms FanDuel interest

The Ministry of Justice and Security said it intends to answer the latest round of written Senate questions on the remote gaming and casino reform bills “before the summer.” Answering these questions would potentially clear the last hurdle before the plenary debate and final vote on the bills in the Dutch Upper House. Chairman Frits Huffnagel of trade association VAN[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: subdistrict court denies compensation to State Lottery participant; Holland Casino Groningen to reopen in November

GiH News Roundup: subdistrict court denies compensation to State Lottery participant; Holland Casino Groningen to reopen in November

The Dutch State Lottery will not have to repay a punter who felt misled by the operator’s advertising, a subdistrict court in the city of Roermond ruled earlier this week. The player was unable to prove that his participation in the lottery was influenced by the misleading ads, the court said. The Groningen branch of Holland Casino, which was destroyed[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: CEO of Nederlandse Loterij calls for quick enactment of remote gaming bill: politicians should “start moving”

GiH News Roundup: CEO of Nederlandse Loterij calls for quick enactment of remote gaming bill: politicians should “start moving”

Yesterday, the Council of State, the Netherlands’ highest administrative court, upheld De Lotto’s current monopolies on sports betting and instant lotteries. The operator’s monopoly on numbers lotteries, however, is to be reconsidered by the Netherlands Gaming Authority. Niels Onkenhout, CEO of Nederlandse Loterij (which owns the Lotto brand) largely welcomed the ruling of the Council of State. Although Onkenhout expressed[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…]

GiH News Roundup: European Ombudsman to gambling operators: “You’re on your own;” Ladbrokes Coral shareholders approve GVC merger

GiH News Roundup: European Ombudsman to gambling operators: “You’re on your own;” Ladbrokes Coral shareholders approve GVC merger

The European Ombudsman has rejected a complaint submitted by the European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) concerning the European Commission’s failure to ensure the regulatory framework for online gambling in certain Member States was in line with EU law. Income Access, Paysafe’s marketing and technology services provider, has released a new survey report, titled State of Play: iGaming’s Affiliate Marketing[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Sportech to supply digital platforms to Parx Racing; Paddy Power Betfair reports 2017 revenue increase

GiH News Roundup: Sportech to supply digital platforms to Parx Racing; Paddy Power Betfair reports 2017 revenue increase

Sportech Racing and Digital has agreed to provide new digital platforms for web and mobile betting on horse racing to Parx Racing at its racecourse in Pennsylvania, US, and associated off-track betting locations. Paddy Power Betfair has cited growth within its sports betting division as one of the main reasons behind an increase in revenue in 2017. Scientific Games has[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: ECA elects new board; ICE organizers face criticism over sexism; Swedish operators ramp up marketing spend

GiH News Roundup: ECA elects new board; ICE organizers face criticism over sexism; Swedish operators ramp up marketing spend

The European Casino Association (ECA) has elected a new board. ECA’s members elected Janny Wierda, Corporate Vice President Security and Responsible Gaming at Holland Casino, as one of the new board members. Clarion Events, the organizers of ICE Totally Gaming, faced widespread criticism over the use of promotional girls by exhibitors and rampant sexism at last week’s conference. Swedish operators[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: parliamentary questions on Caribbean-based gambling; UK Competition and Markets Authority targets online promotions

GiH News Roundup: parliamentary questions on Caribbean-based gambling; UK Competition and Markets Authority targets online promotions

Dutch MP Ronald van Raak (SP) tabled a long list of written questions on the Netherlands’ responsibility for the offshore gambling industry on the Caribbean islands of Aruba, Curaçao, and Sint Maarten. The next Slot Academy training course takes place 10-12 April in Leiden, The Netherlands. Download the course agenda here. The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) found that[Read More…]