Post Tagged with: "stars group"

GiH News Roundup: Ministry of Justice responds to Senate questions on Remote Gaming and Casino Reform Bills

GiH News Roundup: Ministry of Justice responds to Senate questions on Remote Gaming and Casino Reform Bills

Minister for Legal Protection Sander Dekker has finally responded to the Senate’s second round of written question on the Remote Gaming Bill. Dekker also responded to the Senate’s questions on the Casino Reform Bill. Additionally, the minister informed the Lower House how the government intends to give effect to a number of motions regarding his bill that were adopted by[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: Join GiH for the Responsibility in Gaming Awards Dinner; MGA, industry body publish guidance documents for GDPR

GiH News Roundup: Join GiH for the Responsibility in Gaming Awards Dinner; MGA, industry body publish guidance documents for GDPR

Join Gaming in Holland for the Responsibility in Gaming Awards Dinner on June 19 in Amsterdam. The Malta Gaming Authority has published a guidance document on the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which comes into force on 25 May 2018. The Remote Gambling Association (RGA) also published its guidance for mandatory General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) policies. Stars Group[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Senate Committee asks gov’t to provide timetable for answering Senate questions on remote gaming and casino reform bills

GiH News Roundup: Senate Committee asks gov’t to provide timetable for answering Senate questions on remote gaming and casino reform bills

The Permanent Committee for Justice and Security of the Dutch Senate have asked the government to indicate when it will be able to respond to questions submitted by the Upper House regarding the remote gaming bill and casino reform bill. The Committee also said it will be expecting an answer before March 30. UK betting operator and technology supplier Sportech[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: minors participated in games offered by Nederlandse Loterij; Fair Play Rotterdam “best casino of the Netherlands 2017”

GiH News Roundup: minors participated in games offered by Nederlandse Loterij; Fair Play Rotterdam “best casino of the Netherlands 2017”

Minors have participated in the games of chance offered by state-owned Nederlandse Loterij, the Netherlands Gaming Authority found. Nederlandse Loterij admitted to incomplete oversight and promised to take additional measures in order to prevent recurrence. Fair Play Rotterdam has won the “Best Casino of the Netherlands 2017” award. The annual award is given out by Dutch casino community OneTime.nl. “We[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Scientific Games acquires NYX Gaming Group; Stars Group expects higher revenue; Kindred funds problem gambling app

GiH News Roundup: Scientific Games acquires NYX Gaming Group; Stars Group expects higher revenue; Kindred funds problem gambling app

US gaming technology giant Scientific Games Corporation has acquired Canadian online gambling technology provider NYX Gaming Group for US$630m (11x run-rate EBITDA). Netherlands-based operator GamePoint has now been blacklisted by the Belgian Gambling Commission. The Stars Group, parent company of online poker giant PokerStars, has increased its annual revenue guidance following what it sees as a “very positive consumer response”[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…]