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GiH News Roundup: Lottovate appoints new GM; launch of Poland’s monopoly casino site delayed until H2; Plus500 announces larger growth

GiH News Roundup: Lottovate appoints new GM; launch of Poland’s monopoly casino site delayed until H2; Plus500 announces larger growth

Lottery innovator ZEAL has restructured its senior management team, with former CTO Susan Standiford taking over as general manager for ZEAL’s social lotto brand, Lottovate, which is currently scheduled to launch in the Netherlands in Q1. On behalf of EGR Intel, GiH founder Willem van Oort offers three predictions for 2018. The launch of Poland’s monopoly online casino will be[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority continues with gaming hall inspections; Belgian police officers commit ID theft to gamble

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority continues with gaming hall inspections; Belgian police officers commit ID theft to gamble

On Thursday, the Netherlands Gaming Authority inspected eighteen gaming machine halls to check their compliance with statutory duty of care provisions. On Friday, the regulator inspected twelve more. Dutch poker player Fedor Holz has won the Partypoker LIVE Grand Prix Austria High Roller event. Dozens of police officers in the Belgian city of Antwerp used law enforcement information systems to[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: NYX signs deal with Nederlandse Loterij; Gaming Authority issues cease and desist orders against Novamedia brands

GiH News Roundup: NYX signs deal with Nederlandse Loterij; Gaming Authority issues cease and desist orders against Novamedia brands

NYX Gaming Group has signed a new long-term partnership with Nederlandse Loterij. The Netherlands Gaming Authority has issued cease and desist orders against Novamedia-owned lottery operators Postcode Loterij, Vriendenloterij, and BankGiro Loterij for failing to fulfill their legal obligation to mention both place and date of their draws in their promotional materials. Although the use of artificial intelligence could potentially[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Holland Casino gets go-ahead to transform itself into a limited liability company; Poland exodus continues

GiH News Roundup: Holland Casino gets go-ahead to transform itself into a limited liability company; Poland exodus continues

Labor union FNV has lost its court case seeking to prevent Holland Casino from transforming itself from a foundation to a limited liability company. Live gaming software provider Medialive presented the first virtual reality live casino at an Italian trade show. The exodus from the Polish iGaming market continues, with Mr Green and Betfair being the latest operators to announce[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Amaya posts record revenue; Irish casinos not obligated to pay out winnings; another withdrawal from Polish market

GiH News Roundup: Amaya posts record revenue; Irish casinos not obligated to pay out winnings; another withdrawal from Polish market

Amaya Gaming has posted record results for FY 2016. Total revenue came in at $1.15 billion, an increase of 8% on the $1.07 billion posted in the previous year. While online poker remained the company’s top earner, its casino and sports betting verticals are contributing an increasing share to revenues. As the company is moving away from its poker roots,[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: technology against match-fixing; a good week for EveryMatrix; Playtech completes share buyback program

GiH News Roundup: technology against match-fixing; a good week for EveryMatrix; Playtech completes share buyback program

When it comes to tackling betting-related corruption, the role of technology is becoming increasingly important. Steven Burton, Director of Integrity, Governance & Sports Partnerships at Genius Sports, discusses the key developing technology trends in sport integrity and governance. Tracking customers’ movements indoors could potentially increase revenues, for instance for casino and slot machine arcade operators. Playtech has completed its previously[Read More…]