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GiH News Roundup: ZEAL announces takeover bid for Lotto24; Playtech official doesn’t expect Dutch market regulation in foreseeable future

GiH News Roundup: ZEAL announces takeover bid for Lotto24; Playtech official doesn’t expect Dutch market regulation in foreseeable future

Lottery innovator ZEAL Network SE, owner of Dutch charity lottery Raffld, today announced an all-share voluntary takeover offer for Germany’s largest private digital lottery broker, Lotto24 AG.

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: ZEAL COO to step down; Playtech investor could press for sale of the company; Kindred agrees deal with Scientific Games

GiH News Roundup: ZEAL COO to step down; Playtech investor could press for sale of the company; Kindred agrees deal with Scientific Games

Lottery innovator ZEAL announced that Susan Standiford, who oversaw launches into both Norway and the Netherlands, will step down from her position of Chief Operating Officer.

GiH News Roundup: Join GiH for the Responsibility in Gaming Awards Dinner; MGA, industry body publish guidance documents for GDPR

GiH News Roundup: Join GiH for the Responsibility in Gaming Awards Dinner; MGA, industry body publish guidance documents for GDPR

Join Gaming in Holland for the Responsibility in Gaming Awards Dinner on June 19 in Amsterdam. The Malta Gaming Authority has published a guidance document on the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which comes into force on 25 May 2018. The Remote Gambling Association (RGA) also published its guidance for mandatory General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) policies. Stars Group[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: ZEAL’s “experience lottery” Raffld will soon launch early access version; UKGC recommends £30/£2 FOBT stake limits

GiH News Roundup: ZEAL’s “experience lottery” Raffld will soon launch early access version; UKGC recommends £30/£2 FOBT stake limits

ZEAL’s Dutch-licensed “experience lottery” Raffld will go live with an early access version “in a couple of weeks.” The UK Gambling Commission is recommending that the stake levels on FOBT gaming machines be cut to £2 for slots-based games and £30 for non-slots games such as roulette. A small number of online player accounts with the UK National Lottery have[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Disney acquires Endemol Shine; Scandinavian governments targeting gambling advertising; Kindred to explore “mixed reality”

GiH News Roundup: Disney acquires Endemol Shine; Scandinavian governments targeting gambling advertising; Kindred to explore “mixed reality”

Disney has acquired the Endemol Shine Group and Sky plc as part of larger deal to acquire 21st Century Fox. Both Endemol Shine and Sky have interests in the gaming sector, which – considering Disney’s attitude to gambling – they are now likely to divest from. Nederlandse Loterij is looking to hire a CRM Acquisition Marketeer. The Dutch municipality of[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: trust in UK gambling industry at all-time low; Postcode Lottery biggest gambling product in Sweden

GiH News Roundup: trust in UK gambling industry at all-time low; Postcode Lottery biggest gambling product in Sweden

Trust in the British gambling industry is at an all-time low among consumers, according to new figures (p. 32) from the Gambling Commission. A representative survey of 2,000 UK adults found just 34% agreed that gambling is “conducted fairly and can be trusted.” Slot halls, lotteries and on-course tote betting will be exempt from strict new anti-money laundering (AML) requirements,[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: ICE 2017 highlights; healthy growth for Spain’s online market; Swedish punters prefer international operators

GiH News Roundup: ICE 2017 highlights; healthy growth for Spain’s online market; Swedish punters prefer international operators

Marja Appelman, CEO of the Netherlands Gaming Authority, spoke at the International Casino Conference in London on February 6. “We will enforce legislation in a strict manner,” Appelman said. Check out these ICE 2017 highlights – day two here. Swedish-facing international online gambling operators continued to outpace domestic operators’ revenue growth in 2016. Figures released this week by Spanish gaming[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: former CEO of Sheriff Gaming sues Dutch government; ZEAL joins EGBA; William Hill announces lower-than-expected profits

GiH News Roundup: former CEO of Sheriff Gaming sues Dutch government; ZEAL joins EGBA; William Hill announces lower-than-expected profits

Stijn Flapper of 3D online slots developer Sheriff Gaming and parent company Bubble Group is suing the Dutch government for €75m, the former CEO revealed yesterday in an interview with Het Financieele Dagblad. As you may recall, Flapper was arrested in 2013 on suspicion of illegal gambling, money laundering, and tax evasion. Last October, the District Court in Den Bosch[Read More…]