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Belgium – EL urges Council of the EU to exclude mention of online gambling and betting services from Digital Services Act

Ahead of a meeting in the Council of the EU where the Digital Services Act (DSA) was discussed, the European Lotteries association has urged the EU Member States’ representatives to exclude the explicit mention of online gambling and betting services in the context of freedom of establishment and freedom to provide services within the EU:…

Belgium – Frost re-elected as President of EUROMAT

Assembled members of the European Gaming and Amusement Federation (EUROMAT) unanimously backed Jason Frost as President at the association’s Annual General Meeting, held, held virtually on June 30. Mr. Frost will now serve another two-year term. EUROMAT members similarly endorsed the re-election of Uwe Christiansen as Vice President and the re-election of Sanne Muijser (Secretary…

UK – Bacta joins UKHospitality association

Bacta, the trade association for the amusement machine industry, has joined UKHospitality, the body representing the broad hospitality sector – covering everything from bars, hotels, coffee shops, contract catering, nightclubs, visitor attractions, escape rooms, bowling alleys, independent and large multi-national sites. Bacta CEO John White said: “We have been extremely impressed by the excellent work…

UK – Novomatic joins Euromat as its latest corporate member

Novomatic UK has joined Euromat as its latest corporate member. Novomatic UK becomes Euromat’s fifth corporate member alongside its 12 association members covering 9 markets in Europe. Euromat President Jason Frost said: “I am really pleased to be welcoming one of our industry’s biggest names, in operating and manufacturing, as our latest corporate member. It…

Germany – DAW board spokesman discusses challenges of implementing State Gambling Treaty

Georg Stecker, spokesman for the board of directors of the German Automatenwirtschaft eV (DAW), discussed the challenges of implementing the State Treaty on Gaming in 2021 from the provider’s point of view at a panel of top-class members together with representatives of other gaming offerings. He was joined by Jürgen Häfner (Managing Director Lotto Rhineland-Palatinate…

US – AGEM Index shows 1.1 per cent gain in June

The AGEM Index increased by 4.53 points in June 2020 to 407.41 points, a 1.1 per cent gain from May 2020. Six of the 13 AGEM Index companies reported stock price increases amid ongoing uncertainty about the global economy and the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The stock price for Aristocrat Leisure Limited (ALL) decreased…

Latin America – ALAJA appoints Andrés Rosman as Executive Director

The Latin American gaming association (ALAJA) has appointed Andrés Sebastián Rosman as its new Executive Director. A spokesperson at ALAJA said: “Continuing with the process of reorganisation and relaunch of ALAJA, we are pleased to inform you that as of May 1, 2019, Andrés Rosman has been appointed as Executive Director of the Association. Andrés…

US – AGEM Index shows marked improvement from March to April

The AGEM Index increased by 63.52 points in April 2020 to 376.04 points, a 20.3 per cent gain from March 2020. Eleven of the 13 AGEM Index companies reported significant stock price increases as global markets began to rebound from the shocks due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The stock price for Aristocrat Leisure Limited increased…

Spain – Spanish gaming associations express support and optimism

Nine gaming associations in Spain have issued a joint statement in support of the nation as it battles the COVID-19 pandemic. The organisations offered their support for government initiatives aimed at curbing the spread of COVID-19 and reassured workers in the industry that it will be business as usual as soon as possible. The associations…