Articles by: Jeroen Laemers

GiH News Roundup: Spain announces Europe’s “strictest” gambling advertising measures; WHO and UNICEF highlight online gambling as risk to children’s well-being

GiH News Roundup: Spain announces Europe’s “strictest” gambling advertising measures; WHO and UNICEF highlight online gambling as risk to children’s well-being

Spain’s new gambling advertising restrictions will be the EU’s most far-reaching, Minister of Consumer Affairs Alberto Garzón said during the announcement of the country’s new Royal Decree on Gambling Advertising.

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gambling Authority to hold information sessions on CRUKS; EGBA criticizes German online gambling proposals

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gambling Authority to hold information sessions on CRUKS; EGBA criticizes German online gambling proposals

This March, the Netherlands Gambling Authority will host four information sessions for land-based operators on CRUKS, the Dutch exclusion register.

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gambling Authority issues fines for illegal gaming machines; LeoVegas reports Q4 growth

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gambling Authority issues fines for illegal gaming machines; LeoVegas reports Q4 growth

The Netherlands Gambling Authority has fined two unlicensed operators of land-based gaming machines.

GiH News Roundup: KSA chairman reiterates call for responsibility; Betsson acquires GiG’s B2C vertical while hampered by tough conditions in the Netherlands

GiH News Roundup: KSA chairman reiterates call for responsibility; Betsson acquires GiG’s B2C vertical while hampered by tough conditions in the Netherlands

Chairman of the Netherlands Gambling Authority René Jansen once again called for responsibility from the gaming sector in order to safeguard the industry’s reputation and to prevent the introduction of additional restrictions in the future.

GiH News Roundup: Authorities raid illegal gambling establishments; Malta’s iGaming sector hurt by rising prices and crumbling infrastructure

GiH News Roundup: Authorities raid illegal gambling establishments; Malta’s iGaming sector hurt by rising prices and crumbling infrastructure

Local authorities in the municipality of Arnhem raided several illegal gambling establishments.

GiH News Roundup: Decision makers attend GiH Lunch @ICE 2020; Spanish government announces gambling advertising restrictions

GiH News Roundup: Decision makers attend GiH Lunch @ICE 2020; Spanish government announces gambling advertising restrictions

The GiH Lunch at @ICE 2020 was a great success with all (future) Dutch gaming industry decision makers attending.

Kalff, Katz & Franssen - Attorneys at Law

Impressions in verse: Dr Jörg Hofmann’s perspective on Dutch gambling

On Friday, the 16th Kalff Katz & Franssen/IMGL Annual Gaming Industry Event took place at the Groote Industrieele Club in Amsterdam. We already covered the keynote speech of Netherlands Gambling Authority Chairman René Jansen, in which he called on future licensed gambling operators to show “active responsibility.” For a brief video impression of the event, see below. Unexpected poetics Showing[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gambling Authority Chairman calls on industry to demonstrate responsibility; LeoVegas announces cost-cutting measures

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gambling Authority Chairman calls on industry to demonstrate responsibility; LeoVegas announces cost-cutting measures

Speaking at the 19th Kalff Katz & Franssen/IMGL Annual Gaming Industry Event, Netherlands Gambling Authority chairman René Jansen called on operators to demonstrate “responsibility” when the regulated Dutch online market opens.

Netherlands Gambling Authority chairman calls for “responsibility” from future licensed online operators at Kalff Katz & Franssen/IMGL industry event

Netherlands Gambling Authority chairman calls for “responsibility” from future licensed online operators at Kalff Katz & Franssen/IMGL industry event

Speaking at the 2020 Kalff Katz & Franssen Annual Industry Event, Netherlands Gambling Authority chairman René Jansen called on operators to demonstrate “responsibility” when the regulated Dutch online market opens. “Taking responsibility goes beyond being compliant with legislation,” Jansen stated.

GiH News Roundup: Holland Casino to close smoking areas; Europe’s online gambling market shows double-digit growth

GiH News Roundup: Holland Casino to close smoking areas; Europe’s online gambling market shows double-digit growth

Due to recent court ruling, Holland Casino will be forced to close its smoking areas on April 1, 2020. The complete smoking ban is likely to negatively impact the operator’s revenues.