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GiH News Roundup: 43% of Dutch consumers oppose legalizing online gambling; Dutch experts discuss online gambling on radio show

GiH News Roundup: 43% of Dutch consumers oppose legalizing online gambling; Dutch experts discuss online gambling on radio show

According to a recent opinion poll, 34% of respondents in the Netherlands are in favor of legalizing online gambling, 43% are opposed, while 23% don’t know.

GiH News Roundup: Staatsloterij searching for winner of unclaimed prize; more Cherry board members suspected of insider trading

GiH News Roundup: Staatsloterij searching for winner of unclaimed prize; more Cherry board members suspected of insider trading

The Dutch State Lottery is looking for the winner of a prize of €100,000 that has so far remained unclaimed.

GiH News Roundup: Spanish online poker GGR reaches historic high; ICE comes to the US; Talpa launches mobile game show

GiH News Roundup: Spanish online poker GGR reaches historic high; ICE comes to the US; Talpa launches mobile game show

Only 7 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. Gross gaming revenue from online poker has reached a historic high of €21.5 million in Q1 2018, according to the latest figures released by the Spanish gaming regulator. Portugal’s sports bettors have[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: entries open for the inaugural Responsibility in Gaming Awards; Malta passes new Gaming Act

GiH News Roundup: entries open for the inaugural Responsibility in Gaming Awards; Malta passes new Gaming Act

The inaugural Responsibility in Gaming Awards is now open for entries. Designed to reward outstanding performance and responsible practice in the Dutch gaming sector, the Awards feature a broad range of categories for operators, service providers, social care organizations, and individuals. Those wishing to enter the Responsibility in Gaming Awards must do so by midnight on 30th May 2018. Despite[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: JVH again among best managed companies; Portugal’s online market posts record revenue; Betsson scales back UK operations

GiH News Roundup: JVH again among best managed companies; Portugal’s online market posts record revenue; Betsson scales back UK operations

For the second year in a row, JVH gaming & entertainment, owner of Jack’s Casino amusement arcades, has been named one of the Netherlands’s best managed companies by Deloitte. Portugal’s regulated online gambling market enjoyed record-high revenue in the final quarter of 2017, thanks to a surge in online sports betting. Online bookmakers must make more affordability checks before upgrading[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Holland Casino Groningen eyeing two new locations; UKGC weighs in on loot boxes; Portugal proposes new regulation

GiH News Roundup: Holland Casino Groningen eyeing two new locations; UKGC weighs in on loot boxes; Portugal proposes new regulation

Holland Casino Groningen has narrowed its search for a new location down to two options. Despite troublesome regulation, Western Europe, including the Netherlands, is a major earner for the Kindred Group, EGR Intel reports: Belgium, France and the Netherlands are all major components of its revenue mix. All three have proved to be fiercely protectionist in the past and with[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: EiG 2018 comes to Amsterdam; LeoVegas acquires Royal Panda for €120m; Sander Dekker to be responsible for gambling policy

GiH News Roundup: EiG 2018 comes to Amsterdam; LeoVegas acquires Royal Panda for €120m; Sander Dekker to be responsible for gambling policy

Next year, the iGaming Super Show, EiG and Amsterdam Affiliate Conference come together as iGB Live!, a consolidated three brand event. The first edition of iGB Live! will take place 17 – 20 July 2018 at The Amsterdam RAI. Minister (without portfolio) for Public Security Sander Dekker (VVD) will also be responsible for gambling policy, while Ferdinand Grapperhaus (CDA) will[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: operators’ financial performances compared; the challenge of customer channeling; 888 cuts “large number” of affiliates

GiH News Roundup: operators’ financial performances compared; the challenge of customer channeling; 888 cuts “large number” of affiliates

The fall edition of the Online Gaming Quarterly has just been released and includes a closer look at affiliates, the general Q3/2017 business climate, and comparative financial analyses of industry members’ performance during Q2 and H1 2017. EGBA, the European Gaming and Betting Association, has been taking a closer look at how to successfully channel customers to a regulated offering.[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Portugal issues 8th online license; PokerStars parent reports soaring casino revenues; Metal Casino targets hard rock fans

GiH News Roundup: Portugal issues 8th online license; PokerStars parent reports soaring casino revenues; Metal Casino targets hard rock fans

Portugal has announced the issuance of its eighth online gambling license to Estoril Sol to offer online sports betting services. The operator was already in possession of a Portuguese online casino license. PokerStars parent company The Stars Group reported a 7.9% constant currency rise in Q2 revenues to $303.5m, with soaring casino revenues overcoming a significant decline in poker revenues.[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Holland Casino sponsors Dutch bobsleigh team; US Supreme Court to consider challenge of federal sports betting ban

GiH News Roundup: Holland Casino sponsors Dutch bobsleigh team; US Supreme Court to consider challenge of federal sports betting ban

Holland Casino is the new sponsor of the Dutch bobsleigh team that currently trying to qualify for the Winter Olympics. Portugal’s National Association of Online Gamblers (ANAon) announced that it would be presenting parliament with a petition bearing the signatures of 4,600 gamblers who want their government to lessen the tax burden imposed on locally licensed online operators. One operator[Read More…]