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GiH News Roundup: Minister Dekker answers questions on illegal betting terminals; Sweden’s iGaming market dominated by ATG and Svenska Spel

GiH News Roundup: Minister Dekker answers questions on illegal betting terminals; Sweden’s iGaming market dominated by ATG and Svenska Spel

Minister for Legal Protection Sander Dekker has responded to parliamentary questions on illegal betting terminals tabled by MP Stieneke van der Graaf (CU).

GiH News Roundup: Dutch Court upholds cease and desist order against Malta-based affiliate business; Swedish regulator warns licensees

GiH News Roundup: Dutch Court upholds cease and desist order against Malta-based affiliate business; Swedish regulator warns licensees

The District Court of The Hague has confirmed the legitimacy of a cease and desist order from the Netherlands Gambling Authority against Malta-based affiliate business Content Publishing Ltd.

GiH News Roundup: Dutch Senate to continue gambling reform debate on Tuesday, February 12; UK Gambling Commission announces new rules

GiH News Roundup: Dutch Senate to continue gambling reform debate on Tuesday, February 12; UK Gambling Commission announces new rules

The Dutch Senate is currently scheduled to continue its debate on the Remote Gaming Bill and Casino Reform Bill on Tuesday, February 12, 14:05-15:45 CET.

GiH News Roundup: Paddy Power Betfair and The Stars Group held merger tasks; Belgian regulator starts sanction procedures against Betway

GiH News Roundup: Paddy Power Betfair and The Stars Group held merger tasks; Belgian regulator starts sanction procedures against Betway

The governances of Paddy Power Betfair (PPB) and The Stars Group Inc held mutual talks in late 2018, discussing a ground-breaking merger. The discussions are reportedly no longer taking place.

GiH News Roundup: Holland Casino Groningen opens temporary venue; William Hill to appeal KSA fine

GiH News Roundup: Holland Casino Groningen opens temporary venue; William Hill to appeal KSA fine

Holland Casino Groningen, which suffered a devastating fire in 2017, will today open its temporary replacement venue.

GiH News Roundup: Swedish monopolists losing market share to international operators; UKGC chief urges operators to be more responsible

GiH News Roundup: Swedish monopolists losing market share to international operators; UKGC chief urges operators to be more responsible

Sweden’s gambling market posted modest growth in the first nine months of 2018 as locally licensed operators continued to lose market share to international operators.

GiH News Roundup: KSA seizes illegal gambling machines; LeoVegas points to relation between tax rate and channelization

GiH News Roundup: KSA seizes illegal gambling machines; LeoVegas points to relation between tax rate and channelization

The Netherlands Gaming Authority, in cooperation with local authorities, seized eight illegal gambling machines in The Hague.

GiH News Roundup: Belgian Gambling Commission sanctions Ladbrokes; UKGC to conduct new research on gambling-related harm

GiH News Roundup: Belgian Gambling Commission sanctions Ladbrokes; UKGC to conduct new research on gambling-related harm

The Belgian Gambling Commission sanctioned Ladbrokes by ordering the firm to close all its local betting offices for one day, as the operator was caught offering unlicensed virtual sports betting products to its Belgian customers. The Italian parliament has given final approval to outlaw gambling advertising. Italy’s gambling regulator AAMS has a new head after Benedetto Mineo was appointed to[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Stockholm is Europe’s betting capital; Stars Group triggers public share offering to fund Sky Bet acquisition

GiH News Roundup: Stockholm is Europe’s betting capital; Stars Group triggers public share offering to fund Sky Bet acquisition

Today, the 7th annual Gaming in Holland Conference & Expo kicks off in Amsterdam! Spanish company Metronia has supplied three separate Holland Casino branches with live bingo games: Amsterdam, Amsterdam West, and Utrecht. Stockholm has emerged as the European betting capital, with more listed iGaming companies than any other stock exchange in Europe. Global online gambling firm Betway is predicting[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…]