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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: Evolution Gaming to acquire Ezugi; Holland Casino hosts 27th edition of Master Classics of Poker

GiH News Roundup: Evolution Gaming to acquire Ezugi; Holland Casino hosts 27th edition of Master Classics of Poker

Live casino provider Evolution Gaming has entered into an agreement to acquire the business of Ezugi, a live dealer gaming provider, in an all cash deal with an initial consideration of $12 million.

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.

GiH News Roundup: Holland Casino releases artist impression of Groningen branch; UKGC warns operator of “gathering storm”

GiH News Roundup: Holland Casino releases artist impression of Groningen branch; UKGC warns operator of “gathering storm”

Holland Casino has shared an artist impression of its temporary Groningen branch that is scheduled to open in two months time.

GiH News Roundup: grand opening of Holland Casino Amsterdam West; MRG joins EGBA; 888 shares fall after slump in UK performance

GiH News Roundup: grand opening of Holland Casino Amsterdam West; MRG joins EGBA; 888 shares fall after slump in UK performance

Holland Casino officially opened its newest branch in Amsterdam West.

GiH News Roundup: Playtech sells Plus500 stake; UK Gambling Commission repeats warning to operators regarding advertising rules

GiH News Roundup: Playtech sells Plus500 stake; UK Gambling Commission repeats warning to operators regarding advertising rules

Playtech has sold its stake in online trading platform Plus500 for ca. $227.5m.

GiH News Roundup: judicial battles for scarce arcade hall licenses expected to heat up; UK problem gambling rates remain flat

GiH News Roundup: judicial battles for scarce arcade hall licenses expected to heat up; UK problem gambling rates remain flat

Following its opening earlier this week, Meneer Casino has published photographs of the completely renovated Holland Casino Valkenburg.

GiH News Roundup: Dutch regulator to hold public meeting on separating gaming and gambling; LeoVegas launches UK-focused sportsbook

GiH News Roundup: Dutch regulator to hold public meeting on separating gaming and gambling; LeoVegas launches UK-focused sportsbook

The Netherlands Gaming Authority will hold a public meeting on October 15 to discuss the risks associated with the increasing disappearance of the boundaries between gambling and gaming.

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: UK betting firms to face “relentless escalation” in financial penalties; Italy’s gambling ad ban scheduled for 2019

GiH News Roundup: UK betting firms to face “relentless escalation” in financial penalties; Italy’s gambling ad ban scheduled for 2019

The Stars Group has raised $622 million in a public offering of common shares to help fund its $4.7 billion purchase of Sky Betting & Gaming. Games provider Pragmatic Play has acquired Novomatic’s live casino solutions firm Extreme Live Gaming for an undisclosed amount. Gaming Realms has agreed a deal to sell a 70% stake in most of its UK[Read More…]