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The world of online gambling and sports betting is always changing. So stay informed! On this page, we bring you current news about bookmakers and online gambling in Europe.

Glitter and Glamour: Your VIP Casino Experience!

25 Mar 2024

In the glittering world of casinos, the VIP-experience brings an unparalleled exclusive touch. It’s not just a game. It’s an adventure beyond the ordinary gambling experience, where luxury and personal attention are central. These unique experiences, available in the most prestigious casinos in cities such as Monaco and Las Vegas, take the concept of hospitality […]

Who Do the Bookies Think Will Win UEFA Euro 2024?

15 Mar 2024

As UEFA Euro 2024 edges ever closer, excitement among fans and pundits is reaching a fever pitch. The tournament is set to be held in Germany, and the hosts will face off against Scotland in the curtain raiser on June 10th in Munich. Over the month that follows, Europe’s finest will battle it out for […]

Why Online Casinos Are Increasingly Using iDEAL Payments

06 Feb 2024

Online casinos have rapidly evolved into a popular form of entertainment. With the rise of the internet, these virtual gambling houses have become more accessible to a wide audience. An essential aspect of this online experience is the way payments are processed. IDEAL, a payment method rooted in the Netherlands, has become one of the […]

The 5 Biggest Events on Bookmakers’ Calendars for 2024

12 Dec 2023

2024 will be one of the biggest years in recent times for major sporting events, with things like the 2023 Summer Olympics in Paris, the UEFA Euro Championship football tournament in Germany, the annual Kentucky Derby horse race in the US, plus many others. Land-based and online bookmakers will have the work cut out for […]

Online betting in the Netherlands in 2022: A year in review

30 Dec 2022

Online betting in the Netherlands was legalised in October 2021. The market has developed significantly since then, leading to memorable ups and downs throughout.   New licences Since October 2021, bookmakers have made strong efforts to comply with the rules of the Dutch gambling authority (Kansspelautoriteit). Many bookmakers succeeded and lots of new licences were granted. […]

6 Tips for Finding Safe and Reliable Bookmakers

24 Nov 2022

Sports betting has always been incredibly popular. With the upcoming World Cup, it is almost certain that more people will flood bookies. For many, a sport match becomes even more exciting when they have a stake in it. Another reason for sports betting’s popularity is that there are quite a few excellent prizes that you […]

Bookmakers to bet on the World Cup in Europe’s legal betting jurisdictions

17 Nov 2022

The FIFA World Cup is about to start. In just a couple of days the worldwide awaited event will begin. Various teams from around the globe are gathering in Qatar for the big tournament and everyone has their favorite teams lined up, even the bookmakers. Want to find out more about jurisdictions in Europe for […]

Oranje Casino and Kroon Casino back in the Netherlands

17 Oct 2022

Several times, both Oranje Casino and Kroon Casino returned to the Netherlands. Online casino launches are scheduled for October 17 and 24, 2022. Betsson Group plans to launch Oranje Casino on October 17. Kroon casino is expected to be applied again a week later, on October 24. Both casinos offered gambling from 2014 to 2018 […]

Does gambling advertising cause unplanned gambles?

31 Aug 2022

There is turmoil across Western Europe regarding advertising and sponsorship by the gambling industry. In the Netherlands, it seems clear that after 1 January 2025, there will be minimal opportunities for licensees to advertise or sponsor sports clubs. Substantial changes are also expected with the amendment of the Gamble Act in Great Britain. A sponsorship ban […]

Chaotic start with opening Dutch gambling market

16 Oct 2021

It made the world press: the opening of the Dutch gambling market and that not only concerned the postponement of the moment that the online operators could go live with a license. There was also a lack of clarity about enforcing the law and what that meant for the large companies that had hitherto also […]