Gambling consultancy firm Regulus Partners expects the regulated Dutch online market to offer a combination of opportunity and strict regulation, the firm’s latest analysis shows:

We therefore expect the Netherlands to be relatively open from a product perspective, workable from a tax perspective, with attractive underlying scale and growth drivers (heavy user channelling, mass market adoption). However, current market share could be shaken up aggressively while the cost of compliance failure is likely to be very high. […]

[P]ain and opportunity are therefore relatively evenly matched in an approach that might increasingly become a blueprint for pragmatic compromise.

Read the full analysis here.

Tomorrow at 15:00 CET, Speel Verantwoord’s Peter-Paul de Goeij will participate in a free EGR Webinar on identity proofing.

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