Articles by: Gaming in Holland

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Dutch Gov’t Extends Cooling-Off Period …and More!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Dutch Gov’t Extends Cooling-Off Period …and More!

Save the Date: 2020 Gaming in Holland Conference The 2020 Gaming in Holland Conference has been scheduled to take place on June 18 at historical Nyenrode Castle, home of Nyenrode Business University. Conveniently located between Amsterdam and Utrecht, Nyenode Castle offers a relaxing and inspirational environment to discuss the latest regulatory and business developments, just six months before remote licensing[Read More…]

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Netherlands Gambling Authority Opens Public Consultation on National Problem Gambling Office …and More!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Netherlands Gambling Authority Opens Public Consultation on National Problem Gambling Office …and More!

Study: Dutch Online Gambling Advertising Ban Has Little to No Impact on Regular and Heavy Players Former University of Amsterdam Economics student Marcel Wieting has won the Netherlands Gambling Authority’s 2019 Thesis Award with his master’s thesis Advertising in illegal markets. Evidence from online gambling in the Netherlands. Wieting found that a ban on the advertising of online gambling services[Read More…]

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Netherlands Gambling Authority to Hold Information Sessions on CRUKS …and More!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Netherlands Gambling Authority to Hold Information Sessions on CRUKS …and More!

EGBA Recommends Improvements to German Draft State Gambling Treaty The European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) has announced several recommendations for improvements to Germanys proposed online gambling regulations. While the new draft State Treaty on Gambling Regulation will be an important step forward, significant restrictions with regard to product offering, multi-product operations, and marketing remain. EGBA secretary general Maarten Haijer[Read More…]

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Betsson Acquires GiG’s B2C Operations as Netherlands Woes Continue …and More!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Betsson Acquires GiG’s B2C Operations as Netherlands Woes Continue …and More!

Register Now: Gaming in Germany Conference to Address Regulation, Compliance, and Business Opportunities On March 5, the prime ministers of Germany’s sixteen federal states will meet to approve the new State Treaty on Gambling Regulation. The updated treaty will regulate both online sports betting and online casino games and is currently expected to come into force on July 1, 2021.[Read More…]

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Decision Makers Attend GiH Lunch @ICE 2020 …and More!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Decision Makers Attend GiH Lunch @ICE 2020 …and More!

German Sports Betting Association Calls for Revision of Draft State Gambling Treaty The German Sports Betting Association (Deutscher Sportwettenverband – DSWV) has urged the federal states to revise the draft State Treaty on Gaming Regulation (GlüNeuRStV). Under the proposed regulations, the licensed market may not be sufficiently attractive to be able to successfully compete with black market offerings, DSWV President[Read More…]

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Netherlands Gambling Authority Chairman Calls on Industry to Demonstrate Responsibility …and More!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Netherlands Gambling Authority Chairman Calls on Industry to Demonstrate Responsibility …and More!

Netherlands Gambling Authority Warns Consumers over Facebook Lotteries The Netherlands Gambling Authority has issued a warning over so-called “dipping” lottery games on Facebook. Most dipping lotteries are offered in closed Facebook groups. Participants can usually enter a draw for only a few euros, but as these lotteries are wholly unregulated, it is unclear whether the advertised prizes and announced winners[Read More…]

Gaming in Holland Newsletter- German States Agree on New Gambling Treaty …and More!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter- German States Agree on New Gambling Treaty …and More!

Limited Places Available for Next Week’s GiH Lunch @ICE 2020 We still have a limited number of places available for the Gaming in Holland Lunch on Wednesday February 5 at ICE 2020 in London. Operators interested in acquiring a Dutch remote gaming license, as well as tech providers are expressly invited. Remember: the license application period is expected to open[Read More…]

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Operators Invited to Join Us for the Gaming in Holland Lunch @ICE 2020 …and More!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Operators Invited to Join Us for the Gaming in Holland Lunch @ICE 2020 …and More!

UK Gambling Becoming the “New Tobacco?” The UK, Europe’s biggest and most important gambling market, is becoming increasingly hostile to the regulated gambling industry. For instance, Claire Murdoch, head of mental health for the country’s National Health Service (NHS) recently wrote a scalding letter to the chief executives of five major gambling companies stating that incentives offered by companies to[Read More…]

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Dutch Regulatory Changes Negatively Impact Kindred Group’s Q4 Profits …and More!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Dutch Regulatory Changes Negatively Impact Kindred Group’s Q4 Profits …and More!

Don’t Miss the Holland Party at ICE 2020! As customary, Eurocoin Gaming will organize yet another one of its famous Holland Parties at the upcoming ICE 2020 trade show in London. The Holland Party 2020 will take place on Wednesday, February 5 at the TOP 1 Forever Restaurant, starting at 18:00. For more information on the event and instructions on[Read More…]

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Online Gambling Advertising Restrictions Looming in Spain, Sweden, Belgium, and Greece …and More!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Online Gambling Advertising Restrictions Looming in Spain, Sweden, Belgium, and Greece …and More!

Predicting 2020: CRUKS, Holland Casino, and Counterproductive Consumer Protection Measures It is the time of year for forecasting the gambling sector’s fortunes in the twelve months to come. As always, it’s a fun game. We’ll see an increased focus on the US among European operators. India will be the next grey market destination, and Malta will wane as a gambling[Read More…]