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GiH News Roundup: Online gambling dominates Sweden’s market in Q2; Swedish regulator hands out fines for offering bets on underage games

GiH News Roundup: Online gambling dominates Sweden’s market in Q2; Swedish regulator hands out fines for offering bets on underage games

During Q2, online operators generated more than half of total gambling revenue in Sweden’s regulated market.

GiH News Roundup: Swedish regulator fines 8 online operators over underage gambling; bwin to become main sponsor of Valencia FC

GiH News Roundup: Swedish regulator fines 8 online operators over underage gambling; bwin to become main sponsor of Valencia FC

Eight online gambling operators, including Bet365 and GVC Holdings, have been hit with penalty fees totaling SEK41.2m (€3.9m) by Swedish gambling authority Spelinspektionen for offering betting on sporting events involving players under the age of 18.

GiH News Roundup: The Netherlands among global leaders in digitalization; Swedish regulator fines operators over bonus rules violations

GiH News Roundup: The Netherlands among global leaders in digitalization; Swedish regulator fines operators over bonus rules violations

Denmark, Sweden, Finland and the Netherlands scored the highest ratings in the Digital Economy & Society Index 2018 and are among the global leaders in digitalization.

GiH News Roundup: Stars Group and FOX Sports launch US sports betting channel; Genius Sports to become EPL’s global betting data supplier

GiH News Roundup: Stars Group and FOX Sports launch US sports betting channel; Genius Sports to become EPL’s global betting data supplier

The Stars Group Inc. and FOX Sports announced plans to launch FOX Bet, the first-of-its kind national media and sports wagering partnership in the United States.

GiH News Roundup: UKGC launches new strategy to reduce gambling harms; Sweden to consider ban on online casino advertising

GiH News Roundup: UKGC launches new strategy to reduce gambling harms; Sweden to consider ban on online casino advertising

The UK Gambling Commission has launched the new National Strategy to Reduce Gambling Harms, a three-year strategy which will drive and coordinate work to bring a lasting impact on reducing gambling harms.

GiH News Roundup: Svenska Spel leads the way in re-regulated Swedish market; Greek government submits gambling reforms to European Commission

GiH News Roundup: Svenska Spel leads the way in re-regulated Swedish market; Greek government submits gambling reforms to European Commission

State-owned Svenska Spel has remained the largest operator by turnover in the re-regulated Swedish market during the first two months of 2019.

GiH News Roundup: temporary increase in Dutch gambling rate “unnecessary;” Netherlands Gambling Authority confiscates dozens of illegal betting terminals

GiH News Roundup: temporary increase in Dutch gambling rate “unnecessary;” Netherlands Gambling Authority confiscates dozens of illegal betting terminals

The Netherlands Gambling Authority has confiscated dozens of so-called “Cash Centers,” which are suspected to function as illegal betting terminals, across the country.

GiH News Roundup: EGBA urges better enforcement of EU Single Market rules; Swedish regulator fines operators over self-exclusion failings

GiH News Roundup: EGBA urges better enforcement of EU Single Market rules; Swedish regulator fines operators over self-exclusion failings

The European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) urges the incoming European Commission and Parliament to focus on ensuring the Single Market rules are better implemented and enforced to benefit European consumers, particularly in the online environment.

GiH News Roundup: TV ad spend up 14% in Sweden; Spain’s online market showing signs of overheating

GiH News Roundup: TV ad spend up 14% in Sweden; Spain’s online market showing signs of overheating

TV gambling advertising in Sweden reached record numbers in January, growing 14% across local TV channels.

GiH News Roundup: regulated Dutch online market could “easily” generate €1bn+; skill-based gaming fails to make a splash

GiH News Roundup: regulated Dutch online market could “easily” generate €1bn+; skill-based gaming fails to make a splash

Will the Netherlands be an attractive market for online operators? Restrictive regulations and a high tax rate will be offset by a tech-savvy population with a high discretionary spend, says Alun Bowden in EGR Intel.