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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: Slovakia close to opening online market; European regulators see gambling in video gaming as foremost challenge

GiH News Roundup: Slovakia close to opening online market; European regulators see gambling in video gaming as foremost challenge

Slovakia’s parliament approved the Gambling Act drafted by the Ministry of Finance, which would open the country’s online gaming market to private operators.

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: Netherlands Gaming Authority issues fine to Curaҫao and Cyprus-based operators; ZEAL reports 8% increase in Q3 revenue

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority issues fine to Curaҫao and Cyprus-based operators; ZEAL reports 8% increase in Q3 revenue

The Netherlands Gaming Authority has issued a €350,000 fine to Curaҫao-based CyberRock Entertainment N.V. and Cyprus-based Honeydew Trading Limited for operating several Dutch-language online gambling websites.

GiH News Roundup: ComeOn launches German brand; UK Labour Party vows to overhaul gambling regulation

GiH News Roundup: ComeOn launches German brand; UK Labour Party vows to overhaul gambling regulation

Cherry AB subsidiary ComeOn has announced the launch of a new German market orientated brand named Blitzino.com.

GiH News Roundup: Senate registrar clarifies procedure regarding Remote Gaming Bill; Postcode Lottery announces winner Green Challenge 2018

GiH News Roundup: Senate registrar clarifies procedure regarding Remote Gaming Bill; Postcode Lottery announces winner Green Challenge 2018

Last week, we reported that the Permanent Committee for Justice and Security of the Dutch Senate had moved to finalize its report on the Remote Gaming Bill on October 16, thus ending the written procedure and clearing the way for an up or down vote during a subsequent plenary session.

GiH News Roundup: Ministry of Justice releases presentations on secondary legislation; UK gov’t delays £2 maximum FOBT stakes

GiH News Roundup: Ministry of Justice releases presentations on secondary legislation; UK gov’t delays £2 maximum FOBT stakes

Only 1 day 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 Ministry of Justice and Security has released the presentations on consumer protection, the prevention of gambling addiction, and the prevention of gambling-related crime, which were delivered during the May 31 public[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: UK online market grows 3.7% YoY; Slovakia to open online casino market; Svenska Spel signs esports sponsorship deal

GiH News Roundup: UK online market grows 3.7% YoY; Slovakia to open online casino market; Svenska Spel signs esports sponsorship deal

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 UK online gambling sector grew 3.7% to £4.9bn – 35% of the UK’s total gambling market – between April 2016 and March 2017, according to new figures released by the Gambling[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: UK gaming industry profitability “could be reduced by 66%;” Italy’s government plans to reduce number of gaming machines

GiH News Roundup: UK gaming industry profitability “could be reduced by 66%;” Italy’s government plans to reduce number of gaming machines

The UK gaming industry could face an extra annual tax burden of £200m on top of the devastating impact of the FOBT’s on UK bookies’ profits if the remote tax is raised to 20% from 15%, analysts have warned. Sector profitability could be reduced by 66% at the EBITDA level, Paul Leyland of Regulus Partners said. Even so, shares of[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: parliamentary questions on Caribbean-based gambling; UK Competition and Markets Authority targets online promotions

GiH News Roundup: parliamentary questions on Caribbean-based gambling; UK Competition and Markets Authority targets online promotions

Dutch MP Ronald van Raak (SP) tabled a long list of written questions on the Netherlands’ responsibility for the offshore gambling industry on the Caribbean islands of Aruba, Curaçao, and Sint Maarten. The next Slot Academy training course takes place 10-12 April in Leiden, The Netherlands. Download the course agenda here. The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) found that[Read More…]