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GiH News Roundup: new appointments to Holland Casino’s supervisory board: Dutch court: “poker still a game of chance”

GiH News Roundup: new appointments to Holland Casino’s supervisory board: Dutch court: “poker still a game of chance”

Willem Brӧcker, member of Holland Casino’s supervisory board since August this year, has been appointed as the board’s chairman by the Minister of Finance. Brӧcker replaces Aat Schouwenaar whose term concluded. The Appeals Court in Amsterdam has once more confirmed poker’s legal classification as a game of chance. BBC radio show You & Yours took an in-depth look at the[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: the importance of Malta’s gaming industry; William Hill rebuffed by prospective CEO’s; more on spread betting

GiH News Roundup: the importance of Malta’s gaming industry; William Hill rebuffed by prospective CEO’s; more on spread betting

The Malta-based gaming industry generated around €700 million in economic activity in 2015, which translates into around 10% of the Maltese economy. “William Hill has been rebuffed by several candidates approached to become its new chief executive, highlighting the UK bookmaker’s struggle to find a suitable figure willing to accept the challenge of turning around the business,” the Financial Times[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: World Series of Poker to Rotterdam; the Netherlands’ best casino; a cash-filled suitcase; German gaming regulation

GiH News Roundup: World Series of Poker to Rotterdam; the Netherlands’ best casino; a cash-filled suitcase; German gaming regulation

Another major poker tournament will come to the Netherlands next year. In the fall of 2017, Holland Casino Rotterdam will host a World Series of Poker Circuit Event, as part of the build-up to the annual poker world championship tournament: the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas. Currently, the 25th edition of the Master Classics of Poker is underway[Read More…]