Articles by: Gaming in Holland

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – 79 Operators Express Interest in Dutch Online Gambling License …and More!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – 79 Operators Express Interest in Dutch Online Gambling License …and More!

Global Gaming Loses Swedish Remote License over AML and Social Responsibility Failings Spelinspektionen, Sweden’s gambling inspectorate has revoked the license of Stockholm-listed Global Gaming AB subsidiary SafeEnt with immediate effect over repeated anti-money laundering, social responsibility and bonus failings. SafeEnt operates the Ninja Casino and Spellandet.com brands. Spelinspektionen said that SafeEnt “appears to lack a basic understanding” of Sweden’s new online gambling[Read More…]

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Looking Back at the 2019 Gaming in Holland Conference …and More!

Looking Back at the 2019 Gaming in Holland Conference Another successful edition of the annual Gaming in Holland Conference concluded last week in Amsterdam. In a packed venue, expert speakers presented on a wide range of topics: from future regulation to responsible gaming; from business innovation to match-fixing. Regulated online market expected to open on January 1, 2021 The regulated[Read More…]

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Join us at the GiH Conference to Gain Instant Market Insights with the Gaming in Holland Monitor …and More!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Join us at the GiH Conference to Gain Instant Market Insights with the Gaming in Holland Monitor …and More!

Update + Q&A with the Ministry of Justice and Security at the GiH Conference Mr Dennis van Breemen, who is responsible for overseeing gambling policy reform at the Ministry of Justice and Security, will give a presentation on the new remote gaming regulations at the upcoming Gaming in Holland Conference, after which he will be available to answer audience questions.[Read More…]

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Dutch Government Calls off Holland Casino Privatization …and More!

KSA Chairman to Deliver Presentation “Looking forward to KOA” at GiH Conference René Jansen, Chairman of the Netherlands Gambling Authority (KSA), will deliver a presentation at the upcoming Gaming in Holland Conference, titled “Looking forward to KOA.” Mr Jansen will address the topics of licensing criteria, operator reliability, and the regulator’s preparations for a successful implementation of the Dutch Remote[Read More…]

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Dutch Gambling Taxes “Completely Arbitrary” …and More!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Dutch Gambling Taxes “Completely Arbitrary” …and More!

GiH Conference to Feature Charity Auction to Benefit Handicapped Sports On June 5, as part of the Gaming in Holland Awards Dinner, we will host a charity auction to benefit our partner Fonds Gehandicaptensport, a charitable fund for handicapped sports. Whether it’s amateur sports or Paralympics athletes, Fonds Gehandicaptensport supports them all! As we come together to celebrate excellence in[Read More…]

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Betsson Steps up Preparations for Dutch Market Opening …and More!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Betsson Steps up Preparations for Dutch Market Opening …and More!

The Gaming in Holland Monitor: Brand Positioning in the Dutch market The Gaming in Holland Monitor, developed in cooperation with Sherloq Market Research & Insights, is the largest and most comprehensive brand monitor about online gambling in the Netherlands. It enables participating operators to track the development of the Dutch gambling market and the position of their brand within a[Read More…]

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – UK Gambling Commission Launches New National Strategy to Reduce Gambling Harms …and More!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – UK Gambling Commission Launches New National Strategy to Reduce Gambling Harms …and More!

“Traditional KYC increasingly unfit for purpose” For over two decades, traditional KYC (Know Your Customer) has been the bedrock of compliance in the gambling sector. But the old methods are increasingly unfit for purpose, says Peter Murray, Director of Alexem Services Ltd: “The system is broken, we need to fix it and what’s more there are solutions available to   enable[Read More…]

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Betsson Announces Rebranding of Kroon and Oranje Casino  …and More!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Betsson Announces Rebranding of Kroon and Oranje Casino …and More!

Gaming in Holland Awards Returns to Recognize the Best of the Best! The Dutch industry’s only dedicated awards program is returning to recognize the operators and suppliers that have excelled in the areas of innovation, responsible gaming and commercial success in the past year. In a change from last year, the 2019 awards feature just three major categories: Responsible Gaming Initiative[Read More…]

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Netherlands Gambling Authority Issues €450k Fine to Gibraltar-based Onisac Ltd …and More!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Netherlands Gambling Authority Issues €450k Fine to Gibraltar-based Onisac Ltd …and More!

Svenska Spel to Cease All Online Casino Advertising In an effort to curb problem gambling, Sweden’s state-owned gambling operator Svenska Spel has pledged to stop advertising its online casino offering for the rest of 2019, CEO Patrik Hofbauer confirmed. The decision was made by Svenska Spel’s executive team following “intensive internal discussions.” Pointing to recent Swedish public health statistics, Hofbauer[Read More…]

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Netherlands Gambling Authority Issues €310k Fine to Malta-based Casumo Services Ltd …and More!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Netherlands Gambling Authority Issues €310k Fine to Malta-based Casumo Services Ltd …and More!

Dutch Anti-Fraud Agency Seizes €30m as part of Illegal Gambling and Money Laundering Investigation Following a series of raids in the village of Usquert in Groningen province, the Dutch Fiscal Information and Investigation Service (FIOD) has seized €30m worth of money and real estate as part of an investigation into illegal gambling and money laundering. According to regional broadcaster RTV Noord, the[Read More…]