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GiH News Roundup: KSA chairman: consultation on remote licensing process to open before summer; Swedish regulator issues three new licenses

GiH News Roundup: KSA chairman: consultation on remote licensing process to open before summer; Swedish regulator issues three new licenses

On Friday, René Jansen, Chairman of the Netherlands Gambling Authority, announced that – provided the Senate adopts the Remote Gaming Bill – a public consultation on the regulator’s licensing process for online operators can be expected to open before the summer.

GiH News Roundup: ZEAL shareholders approve Lotto24 takeover; Swedish-licensed operators sent marketing messages to self-excluded players

GiH News Roundup: ZEAL shareholders approve Lotto24 takeover; Swedish-licensed operators sent marketing messages to self-excluded players

ZEAL Network’s shareholders have voted to approve its takeover offer of Lotto24.

GiH News Roundup: ZEAL rejects Lottoland offer; Swedish gambling participation holds steady; UK sees “gamblification” of watching football

GiH News Roundup: ZEAL rejects Lottoland offer; Swedish gambling participation holds steady; UK sees “gamblification” of watching football

ZEAL Network has rejected a non-binding Lottoland offer for the purchase of its core German business assets.

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority issued record €1.7m in fines in 2018; Swedish re-regulated market open for business

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority issued record €1.7m in fines in 2018; Swedish re-regulated market open for business

Industry watcher Meneer Casino has taken a peek in its crystal ball and came up with these five predictions for 2019.

GiH News Roundup: former heads of Dutch illegal gambling operator given prison sentences; Curaçao to increase online gambling oversight

GiH News Roundup: former heads of Dutch illegal gambling operator given prison sentences; Curaçao to increase online gambling oversight

The three former heads of Bubble Group, an Eindhoven-based illegal online operator, have been given prison sentences of up to two years, after being convicted of illegal gambling, money laundering, tax evasion, and participation in a criminal organization.

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority fines William Hill €300,000; Ministry responds to Senate questions on Remote Gaming Bill

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority fines William Hill €300,000; Ministry responds to Senate questions on Remote Gaming Bill

The Netherlands Gaming Authority has hit William Hill with a €300,000 fine for offering online gambling in the country without a license.

GiH News Roundup: Slovakia’s online market to open in July 2019; Swedish regulator to rebrand when liberalized market opens on January 1

GiH News Roundup: Slovakia’s online market to open in July 2019; Swedish regulator to rebrand when liberalized market opens on January 1

Slovakia’s online gambling market will open in July 2019. The decision by the parliament of the Slovak Republic leaves the Netherlands even more of an outlier in the EU.

GiH News Roundup: Holland Casino Nijmegen “best casino of the Netherlands;” Svenska Spel welcomes new level playing field in Sweden

GiH News Roundup: Holland Casino Nijmegen “best casino of the Netherlands;” Svenska Spel welcomes new level playing field in Sweden

Holland Casino Nijmegen has won OneTime’s 2018 Best Casino of the Netherlands Award.

GiH News Roundup: Sweden issues first licenses; UK Gambling Commission fines operators

GiH News Roundup: Sweden issues first licenses; UK Gambling Commission fines operators

Sweden has issued its first 16 licenses for the re-regulated market that is to launch on January 1. State-owned Svenska Spel and ATG are both on the list, as are international giants Bet365 and Bwin, and Swedish operators Unibet, LeoVegas and Betsson.

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.