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GiH News Roundup: German online sports betting market facing tough restrictions; Veikkaus ramps up player protection controls

GiH News Roundup: German online sports betting market facing tough restrictions; Veikkaus ramps up player protection controls

The German state of Hesse is gearing up to begin the process to award the country’s sports betting licenses, with analysts warning that operators could see up to 70% of revenue disappear as a result of the restrictive operating model.

GiH News Roundup: 125 expressions of interest for Dutch remote gambling license; Spaniards see gambling as socially acceptable pastime

GiH News Roundup: 125 expressions of interest for Dutch remote gambling license; Spaniards see gambling as socially acceptable pastime

No fewer than 125 companies have formally expressed their interest to the Netherlands Gambling Authority in acquiring a remote gaming license once the Dutch online market officially opens.

GiH News Roundup: Dutch gov’t calls off Holland Casino privatization; Danish online market grows as land-based sector loses out

GiH News Roundup: Dutch gov’t calls off Holland Casino privatization; Danish online market grows as land-based sector loses out

After a majority of Dutch Senators indicated in February that they would not support the privatization of Holland Casino as currently envisioned, Minister Sander Dekker for Legal Protection has now decided to withdraw the Casino Reform Bill.

GiH News Roundup: new speed skating competition to be based on sports betting; Nederlandse Loterij faces cyberattack

GiH News Roundup: new speed skating competition to be based on sports betting; Nederlandse Loterij faces cyberattack

The proposed new speed skating competition “Icederby,” a mix of short track and long track ice speed skating, will be dependent on sports betting income, says Frank Kolsteeg, director of Icederby Europe.

GiH News Roundup: subdistrict court denies compensation to State Lottery participant; Holland Casino Groningen to reopen in November

GiH News Roundup: subdistrict court denies compensation to State Lottery participant; Holland Casino Groningen to reopen in November

The Dutch State Lottery will not have to repay a punter who felt misled by the operator’s advertising, a subdistrict court in the city of Roermond ruled earlier this week. The player was unable to prove that his participation in the lottery was influenced by the misleading ads, the court said. The Groningen branch of Holland Casino, which was destroyed[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority asks fellow regulators for assistance; Merkur Sportwetten to enter the Belgian market

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority asks fellow regulators for assistance; Merkur Sportwetten to enter the Belgian market

In a letter to fellow European regulators, the Netherlands Gaming Authority has asked for assistance in enforcing the current prohibition on online gaming in the Netherlands. The request is based on the Cooperation Arrangement between the the regulatory authorities of the EEA Member States concerning online gambling services, Brussels 27 November 2015. Gauselmann’s Merkur Sportwetten will take a 50% share[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Spanish regulator announces third online licensing round; Denmark’s online casino market sets new records

GiH News Roundup: Spanish regulator announces third online licensing round; Denmark’s online casino market sets new records

While other markets are still on hold, Spain’s Direction General de Ordenación del Juego (DGOJ) regulatory body formally announced it would soon begin accepting new applications for online gambling operators interested in entering the country’s regulated market. As soon as the official call for tender will be published in Spain’s Official Gazette, a one-year window will open in which operators[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Sweden’s unregulated online market up 13%; Finnish gambling monopoly to offer virtual sports; Ceasars looking to expand

GiH News Roundup: Sweden’s unregulated online market up 13%; Finnish gambling monopoly to offer virtual sports; Ceasars looking to expand

Sweden’s unregulated online gambling market recorded a 13% year-on-year increase in revenues last quarter, according to the country’s gambling regulator. Inspired Entertainment will supply a range of virtual sports products to Veikkaus land-based sports betting locations and the agency’s website Swedish online betting operator Cherry AB has temporarily deferred its plan for a Nasdaq Stockholm listing as it finalizes its[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: possible tube strikes during ICE; big data helps prevent gambling addiction; live gaming on the rise

GiH News Roundup: possible tube strikes during ICE; big data helps prevent gambling addiction; live gaming on the rise

Visitors to ICE 2017 may have to deal with tube strikes. Holland Casino is looking to hire a senior spokesperson / communications adviser. Veikkaus, one of the leading money gaming companies in Europe is using big data analytics to create a 360-degree view of customers, which, among other things, helps to identify those customers who show signs of gambling addiction.[Read More…]