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GiH News Roundup: Senate schedules vote on Remote Gaming Bill; Raffld to temporarily suspend operations

GiH News Roundup: Senate schedules vote on Remote Gaming Bill; Raffld to temporarily suspend operations

This Tuesday, February 19, the Dutch Senate will vote on the Remote Gaming Bill, starting at 13:35 CET.

Dutch Senate to vote on Remote Gaming Bill on Tuesday, February 19

Dutch Senate to vote on Remote Gaming Bill on Tuesday, February 19

The Dutch Senate just concluded its second day of deliberations on the Remote Gaming Bill and Casino Reform Bill. Passage of the Remote Gaming Bill now seems fairly certain.

GiH News Roundup: equine influenza outbreak shuts down British horse racing; Polish operator announces launch in eleven EU jurisdictions

GiH News Roundup: equine influenza outbreak shuts down British horse racing; Polish operator announces launch in eleven EU jurisdictions

Ahead of tomorrow’s decisive debate on the Remote Gaming Bill in the Dutch Senate, Minister for Legal Protection Sander Dekker proposes a blackout period for online operators who “actively” seek to attract Dutch customers

Minister Dekker: “Blackout period for remote operators who actively attract Dutch customers”

Minister Dekker: “Blackout period for remote operators who actively attract Dutch customers”

Minister for Legal Protection Sander Dekker said in a letter to the Dutch Senate that he intends to introduce a blackout or “cooling down” period for online operators who actively sought to attract Dutch customers ahead of the official opening of the Dutch online market.

GiH News Roundup: Dutch Senate to continue gambling reform debate on Tuesday, February 12; UK Gambling Commission announces new rules

GiH News Roundup: Dutch Senate to continue gambling reform debate on Tuesday, February 12; UK Gambling Commission announces new rules

The Dutch Senate is currently scheduled to continue its debate on the Remote Gaming Bill and Casino Reform Bill on Tuesday, February 12, 14:05-15:45 CET.

Dutch senate debates Remote Gaming Bill and Casino Reform Bill – part 2

Dutch senate debates Remote Gaming Bill and Casino Reform Bill – part 2

The second term of the senate debate just concluded with a rather unexpected demand for additional written answers to three questions, which the Minister for Legal Protection Sander Dekker promised to provide by Friday at the latest.

Dutch senate debates Remote Gaming Bill and Casino Reform Bill – part 1

Dutch senate debates Remote Gaming Bill and Casino Reform Bill – part 1

The first term of the senate debate just concluded.

The second term, during which Minister for Legal Protection Sander Dekker will respond to the questions and objections raised during the first term, will kick off later today at 19:45 CET.

GiH News Roundup: KSA chairman: consultation on remote licensing process to open before summer; Swedish regulator issues three new licenses

GiH News Roundup: KSA chairman: consultation on remote licensing process to open before summer; Swedish regulator issues three new licenses

On Friday, René Jansen, Chairman of the Netherlands Gambling Authority, announced that – provided the Senate adopts the Remote Gaming Bill – a public consultation on the regulator’s licensing process for online operators can be expected to open before the summer.

Kalff, Katz & Franssen - Attorneys at Law

Netherlands Gambling Authority chairman: public consultation on remote licensing process to open before summer

On Friday February 1, the fifteenth edition of the Annual Gaming Industry Event, organized by gaming lawyer Justin Franssen and his team at Kalff Katz & Franssen and co-hosted with the International Masters of Gaming Law (IMGL), took place at the Koninklijke Industrieele Groote Club in Amsterdam.

GiH News Roundup: Dutch Senate debate on gambling bills could last well into the night; Netherlands Gaming Authority board member steps down

GiH News Roundup: Dutch Senate debate on gambling bills could last well into the night; Netherlands Gaming Authority board member steps down

Next week’s debate in the Dutch Senate on the Remote Gaming Bill and Casino Reform Bill is currently scheduled to run from 13:50 until 17:25 and again from 19:45 until 23:55 – for a total duration of almost eight hours.