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GiH News Roundup: Dutch gambling sector grows faster than overall economy; Danske Spil introduces mandatory deposit limits

GiH News Roundup: Dutch gambling sector grows faster than overall economy; Danske Spil introduces mandatory deposit limits

Since 2015, the Dutch gambling sector has grown slightly faster (9%) than the overall economy (7.7%). In 2018, Dutch consumers spent €2.5b on gambling-related products and services.

GiH News Roundup: Swiss casinos apply for online licenses; Novomatic sees profits slip despite 10% revenue increase

GiH News Roundup: Swiss casinos apply for online licenses; Novomatic sees profits slip despite 10% revenue increase

The Swiss Federal Gaming Board (ESBK) had received four online casino license applications from the operators of land-based venues Grand Casino Baden, Grand Casino Davos, Grand Casino Lucerne and Casino Zurichsee.

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority appoints new chair and publishes decision to fine Betsson

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority appoints new chair and publishes decision to fine Betsson

The Netherlands Gaming Authority announced the appointment, as of October 1, of René Jansen as the regulator’s new chairman of the board.

GiH News Roundup: bad weekend for betting operators; Spanish legislators want to divert gaming tax to support gambling addiction therapies

GiH News Roundup: bad weekend for betting operators; Spanish legislators want to divert gaming tax to support gambling addiction therapies

Spain’s opposition party, the Partido Popular, has called for some of the country’s gambling tax take to be diverted towards supporting gambling addiction diagnosis and therapies. Gambling firms could use GPS to target vulnerable customers with offers, experts warn. UK betting operator Bet365 said Saturday was “one of the worst days in our history,” losing eight figures over the three[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: Sweden to propose an online gambling tax rate of 18% of GGR; join us for the 2nd Annual Live Gaming Summit

GiH News Roundup: Sweden to propose an online gambling tax rate of 18% of GGR; join us for the 2nd Annual Live Gaming Summit

Additional details of the proposed future Swedish online gambling regulation, including a tax rate of 18% of GGR, have now been revealed. It’s better live! Join us for the 2nd Annual Live Gaming Summit @Casino Barcelona on 26 April, 2018: Since its modest and pioneering start ten years ago, live casino gaming has become a key income generator for the[Read More…]