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GiH News Roundup: land-based gaming in the Netherlands up 3.8% in 2016; Netherlands Gaming Authority evaluation findings published

GiH News Roundup: land-based gaming in the Netherlands up 3.8% in 2016; Netherlands Gaming Authority evaluation findings published

Land-based gambling in the Netherlands (including lotteries) grew 3.8% in 2016. GGR increased to €2.47bn, up from €2.34bn in the previous year, according to the Netherlands Gaming Authority’s Market scan land–based gambling 2016. Researchers from several universities participated in a government-commissioned evaluation of the Netherlands Gaming Authority. Yesterday, the results were published and sent to the Lower House. According to[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: firm deadline to temporary tax increase? Bet365’s full-year revenues break £2bn barrier; Stars Group banned in Slovakia

GiH News Roundup: firm deadline to temporary tax increase? Bet365’s full-year revenues break £2bn barrier; Stars Group banned in Slovakia

During a meeting of the Permanent Committee for Finance of the Dutch Lower House, MP Edgar Mulder (PVV) reiterated his position that the proposed temporary gaming tax rate increase should automatically end after one year. According to current proposals, the ending date of the tax increase will be dependent on the adoption of the remote gaming bill by the Dutch[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: fresh round of consolidation looming; Planetwin365 tops Bet365 in Italy; eSports betting operator receives Maltese license

GiH News Roundup: fresh round of consolidation looming; Planetwin365 tops Bet365 in Italy; eSports betting operator receives Maltese license

A “flurry of M&A deals is expected after the outcome of a UK regulatory review due this month,” the Financial Times writes. Companies reportedly drawing up plans include GVC, Ladbrokes Coral, William Hill, Paddy Power Betfair, The Stars Group (formerly Amaya), 888 Holdings, Rank Group, and Jackpotjoy. SKS365 Group’s Planetwin365 brand captured 14.9% of Italy’s online sports betting market in[Read More…]