Articles by: Gaming in Holland

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – GiH webinar | Creating a compliant tech infrastructure …and more!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – GiH webinar | Creating a compliant tech infrastructure …and more!

  Nederlandse Online Gambling Associatie (NOGA) and Swedish counterpart BOS sign cooperation agreement The Netherlands Online Gambling Association (NOGA) and the Swedish Trade Association for Online Gambling (BOS) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to promote further cooperation between the two trade associations. Specifically, BOS and NOGA agreed to work more closely together in jointly promoting market channelization and responsible[Read More…]

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Netherlands Gambling Authority opens consultation on responsible gaming policy rule …and more!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Netherlands Gambling Authority opens consultation on responsible gaming policy rule …and more!

VIDEO | Looking back at the 2020 GiH Conference: Responsible advertising & best practices  In case you missed the recent Gaming in Holland Conference, we have made available two more video recordings of noteworthy sessions.    In a thought-provoking session that was explicitly referenced by Netherlands Gambling Authority chairman in a recently published personal blog post, international gambling consultant Mauro de Fabritiis discussed responsible advertising from an Italian and pan-European perspective. Watch[Read More…]

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Ministry of Justice announces entry into force of Remote Gaming Act on March 1, 2021 as political wrangling continues …and more!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Ministry of Justice announces entry into force of Remote Gaming Act on March 1, 2021 as political wrangling continues …and more!

22 Sept. Gaming in Holland Conference live stream now available for international visitors For international visitors who are unable to travel to Amsterdam on September 22, we offer a full conference live stream, covering all speakers and topics, for half the regular conference fee. Remote participants will still be able to ask questions of our speakers through the Slido online[Read More…]

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Regulators meet in Amsterdam & essential IMGL Masterclass: Do NOT miss the 2020 GiH Conference!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Regulators meet in Amsterdam & essential IMGL Masterclass: Do NOT miss the 2020 GiH Conference!

Gaming in Holland to host free sessions at the SBC Digital Summit, 8-11 September Gaming in Holland is pleased to announce that we will be present at the SBC Digital Summit. Registration for this virtual event is free. On Thursday, September 9, at 14:00, we will host the session “Preparing for the Dutch Remote Gaming Act: Timeline, regulations & market[Read More…]

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Confirmed: 2020 Gaming in Holland Conference to take place in September …and more!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Confirmed: 2020 Gaming in Holland Conference to take place in September …and more!

Netherlands Gambling Authority issues 14 warnings over Covid-19 advertising The Netherlands Gambling Authority has issued 14 warnings in relation to Covid-19-themed marketing from online gambling operators. The regulator took action after discovering marketing campaigns featuring terms like “corona-free gambling” to promote illegal online gaming sites. After discovering the advertisements, the Gambling Authority threatened to impose penalty payments, after which all[Read More…]

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – TOTO concludes sponsorship agreements with Dutch top league football clubs …and more!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – TOTO concludes sponsorship agreements with Dutch top league football clubs …and more!

Janshen-Hahnraths Group to focus on land-based and online casino activities Janshen-Hahnraths Group, owner of the Fair Play Casino amusement arcade chain, has divested its business unit responsible for operating gaming machines in the catering industry. The business unit Janshen-Hahnraths Exploitatie BV has been transferred to RW Horeca Exploitatie BV. As reason for the divestment, the Janshen-Hahnraths group cited its strategic[Read More…]

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Dutch sports betting monopolist TOTO agrees betting partnerships with 5 domestic premier league clubs …and more!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Dutch sports betting monopolist TOTO agrees betting partnerships with 5 domestic premier league clubs …and more!

Netherlands Gambling Authority rolls out market vision for future Dutch gaming market The Netherlands Gambling Authority has published its view on the future structure of the regulated Dutch gambling market. In its vision document, the Dutch regulator argues for the gradual abolishment of all current monopolies and state participations. This includes the (partial) lottery, land-based casino, and land-based betting monopolies.[Read More…]

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Dutch government releases report on future lottery system …and more!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Dutch government releases report on future lottery system …and more!

Dutch land-based GGR grew 4.7% in 2018, Netherlands Gambling Authority reports Gross gaming revenue (GGR) of licensed Dutch land-based gambling operators increased to €2.63bn in 2018, up 4.7% compared to the previous year, figures released by the Netherlands Gambling Authority show. Lotteries (47%) are the largest vertical, followed by slot machines (41.5%), casino table games (10%), and sports betting (1.5%).[Read More…]

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Council of State backs online operators’ objections to totalizator licensing procedure …and more!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Council of State backs online operators’ objections to totalizator licensing procedure …and more!

Dutch casinos to reopen today We are very happy to note that, after being closed for almost four months due to the Covid-19 lockdown, Dutch land-based casinos will finally be allowed to reopen today. Both Holland Casino and land-based amusement arcades have implemented extensive protocols to guarantee the safety of both visitors and employees. Of course, Gaming in Holland is[Read More…]

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Dutch Remote Gaming Act may face delay of several months …and more!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Dutch Remote Gaming Act may face delay of several months …and more!

Netherlands Gambling Authority issues technical requirements on CRUKS national exclusion register The Netherlands Gambling Authority has published the technical requirements for connecting to the Dutch national exclusion register CRUKS. From July 13, a test version of CRUKS will be available for land-based operators, so that they may work on integrating the exclusion register before it becomes mandatory for all licensees.[Read More…]