On Wednesday, the Dutch Lower House held a plenary debate on gambling policy.
During the debate ten motions were tabled that – if adopted – could have an impact on future gambling regulation. The House will vote on these motions on Tuesday.
While there is some potential for chaos, the motions that are most likely to adopted are fairly moderate and in line with regulatory developments in other regulated markets.
The program of the Gaming in Holland Breakfast Briefing on December 17 has been extended until noon and now includes a RegTech workshop on self-testing and ID verification.
Warren Russell, Founder & CEO of W2, AVyourself and Co-Founder of the Age Verification Providers Association (AVPA) will be among the speakers on the Customer ID panel.
Europe’s online gambling market grew 11% – from €20 billion gross gaming revenue (GGR) in 2017 to €22.2 billion GGR in 2018 – according to market data published by the European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA).
The Minister for the Interior in the German state of Hesse has claimed no operator has filed an application for a federal sports betting license, warning that companies will face immediate action if they continue to operate without certification.
Norway’s gambling regulator Lotteritilsynet has confirmed that amendments to the country’s ban on payments to unlicensed operators will come into effect on 1 January, 2020.
STS has obtained a license from the UK Gambling Commission, which will make it the first Polish bookmaker to operate in the UK market.