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GiH News Roundup: Spanish gov’t has no plans for “absolute prohibition” of gambling advertising; Sweden appoints match-fixing coordinator

GiH News Roundup: Spanish gov’t has no plans for “absolute prohibition” of gambling advertising; Sweden appoints match-fixing coordinator

On Wednesday, Spanish Finance Minister María Jesús Montero announced that the government would release specifics on its “ambitious and useful” online gambling ad restrictions in the near future.

GiH News Roundup: Dutch Senate Committee continues to debate gambling reform; Spain likely to introduce severe advertising restrictions

GiH News Roundup: Dutch Senate Committee continues to debate gambling reform; Spain likely to introduce severe advertising restrictions

Tomorrow, the Permanent Committee for Justice and Security of the Dutch Senate will continue its deliberations on both the Remote Gaming and Casino Reform Bills.

GiH News Roundup: WSOP returns to Rotterdam; Swedish regulator receives 22 license applications on first day of submissions

GiH News Roundup: WSOP returns to Rotterdam; Swedish regulator receives 22 license applications on first day of submissions

The 2018-19 World Series of Poker International Circuit will visit Holland Casino Rotterdam from August 31 through September 8, 2018. The Dutch state has withdrawn its appeal in cassation against an earlier decision by the Appeals Court in The Hague with regard to the specific height of the tax adjustments that were imposed on a Dutch online poker player. The[Read More…]

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: Finnish operator Paf introduces fixed annual loss limit; Swedish operators resisting calls for horseracing levy

GiH News Roundup: Finnish operator Paf introduces fixed annual loss limit; Swedish operators resisting calls for horseracing levy

Only 5 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. The Council of State declined to issue a provisional ruling against plans to build a leisure complex, including a casino and movie theater, in the municipality of Waalwijk. Finnish operator Paf has[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Swedish parliament passes new gambling bill; Netherlands Gaming Authority to focus on betting operators during World Cup

GiH News Roundup: Swedish parliament passes new gambling bill; Netherlands Gaming Authority to focus on betting operators during World Cup

Only 8 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. The Netherlands Gaming Authority said it will pay special attention to the actions of unlicensed online betting operators, in particular those not excluding minors, ahead and during the upcoming FIFA World Cup.[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Ministry of Justice answers questions on video game loot boxes; Sweden set to vote on gambling reform bill this week

GiH News Roundup: Ministry of Justice answers questions on video game loot boxes; Sweden set to vote on gambling reform bill this week

Only 14 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. Minister for legal protection Sander Dekker has answered parliamentary questions tabled by MP Stieneke van der Graaf (CU) on loot boxes in video games. A Swedish parliamentary committee has given its stamp[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: “JVH gaming worth €500-750m;” Swedish regulator plans roll-out of national self-exclusion scheme

GiH News Roundup: “JVH gaming worth €500-750m;” Swedish regulator plans roll-out of national self-exclusion scheme

Only 19 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. The investments of private equity fund Waterland in casino operator JVH gaming & entertainment have been paying off: both revenue and profitability have been growing strongly over the last few years. According[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: consultation on secondary legislation “unlikely to move forward” ahead of Senate vote; Blackstone Group acquires Cirsa

GiH News Roundup: consultation on secondary legislation “unlikely to move forward” ahead of Senate vote; Blackstone Group acquires Cirsa

Kindred Group believes that consultation on the secondary legislation accompanying the Dutch remote gaming bill is unlikely to move forward ahead of a vote on the primary bill in the Senate. Spanish gaming giant Cirsa Gaming Corp has been acquired by private equity funds managed by The Blackstone Group. CEO of the Netherlands Gaming Authority Marja Appelman will deliver one[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: 4 out of 10 loot boxes violate Dutch Gambling Act; Danish online market accounts for over half of all gambling revenue

GiH News Roundup: 4 out of 10 loot boxes violate Dutch Gambling Act; Danish online market accounts for over half of all gambling revenue

Four out of ten video games containing loot boxes that were investigated by the Netherlands Gaming Authority contravene the Dutch Gambling Act. Game publishers who remain in violation of the Gambling Act after June 20, 2018, may face enforcement action by the Dutch regulator. Denmark’s licensed online gambling operators now account for over half of all market revenue, according to[Read More…]