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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: FanDuel’s founders sue Paddy Power Betfair; US sports bettors eager to switch to legal offerings

GiH News Roundup: FanDuel’s founders sue Paddy Power Betfair; US sports bettors eager to switch to legal offerings

Holland Casino is looking to hire a Business Controller. Henri Krijnen, co-founder of arcade hall operator Krijco, which was sold to JVH gaming in 2015, and esteemed member of trade association VAN Kansspelen passed away. Four of FanDuel’s founders have launched legal action in a Scottish civil court after claiming that the daily fantasy sports operator was undervalued when it[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Belgian Gambling Commission sanctions Ladbrokes; UKGC to conduct new research on gambling-related harm

GiH News Roundup: Belgian Gambling Commission sanctions Ladbrokes; UKGC to conduct new research on gambling-related harm

The Belgian Gambling Commission sanctioned Ladbrokes by ordering the firm to close all its local betting offices for one day, as the operator was caught offering unlicensed virtual sports betting products to its Belgian customers. The Italian parliament has given final approval to outlaw gambling advertising. Italy’s gambling regulator AAMS has a new head after Benedetto Mineo was appointed to[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Responsibility in Gaming Awards shortlist announced; Italian gov’t proposes complete ban on gambling advertising

GiH News Roundup: Responsibility in Gaming Awards shortlist announced; Italian gov’t proposes complete ban on gambling advertising

Only 4 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 shortlist for the inaugural Responsibility in Gaming Awards has been announced. Find out who the winners will be at the exclusive awards dinner taking place next week at the Gaming in[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Finnish operator Paf introduces fixed annual loss limit; Swedish operators resisting calls for horseracing levy

GiH News Roundup: Finnish operator Paf introduces fixed annual loss limit; Swedish operators resisting calls for horseracing levy

Only 5 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 Council of State declined to issue a provisional ruling against plans to build a leisure complex, including a casino and movie theater, in the municipality of Waalwijk. Finnish operator Paf has[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: “JVH gaming worth €500-750m;” Swedish regulator plans roll-out of national self-exclusion scheme

GiH News Roundup: “JVH gaming worth €500-750m;” Swedish regulator plans roll-out of national self-exclusion scheme

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 investments of private equity fund Waterland in casino operator JVH gaming & entertainment have been paying off: both revenue and profitability have been growing strongly over the last few years. According[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: KSA: “more oversight needed,” as Dutch punter commits suicide over gambling debts; Bet365 said to relocate to Malta

GiH News Roundup: KSA: “more oversight needed,” as Dutch punter commits suicide over gambling debts; Bet365 said to relocate to Malta

Bet365, one of the world’s leading online gambling groups, has reportedly finalized plans to relocate its operations to Malta from Gibraltar as soon as the UK exits the European Union next year. Other gaming companies are expected to follow suit. A 26-year-old man committed suicide in the Netherlands over online gambling debts. The remote gaming bill that is pending in[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: US Supreme Court opens door to legalized sports betting; Holland Casino Amsterdam West to open June 11

GiH News Roundup: US Supreme Court opens door to legalized sports betting; Holland Casino Amsterdam West to open June 11

On Monday, the US Supreme Court overturned PASPA, a 1992 law that prevented most states from legalizing sports betting. As a result, each state will be free to decide whether to regulate sports betting on its own. The suit was brought by the state of New Jersey. Other states, including Pennsylvania, Delaware, Connecticut, Iowa, Mississippi, New York, and West Virginia,[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Holland Casino sponsors Dutch bobsleigh team; US Supreme Court to consider challenge of federal sports betting ban

GiH News Roundup: Holland Casino sponsors Dutch bobsleigh team; US Supreme Court to consider challenge of federal sports betting ban

Holland Casino is the new sponsor of the Dutch bobsleigh team that currently trying to qualify for the Winter Olympics. Portugal’s National Association of Online Gamblers (ANAon) announced that it would be presenting parliament with a petition bearing the signatures of 4,600 gamblers who want their government to lessen the tax burden imposed on locally licensed online operators. One operator[Read More…]