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GUESTBLOG: ‘Lotteries in Holland To Merge’ – the Reasons & the Possible Alternatives

GUESTBLOG: ‘Lotteries in Holland To Merge’ – the Reasons & the Possible Alternatives

Amsterdam, January 16th, 2014. By Frank Bijman A possible  merger between “The Lotto” en “The Dutch State Lottery” is nothing new. Over the last 15 years both parties have talked to each other more than once. As we could read in the press the reason this time is an economic one, and the opening of the online gaming market. But[Read More…]

ENGLISH VERSION: Guestblog: the Gaming in Holland Roundtable from December 12th

ENGLISH VERSION: Guestblog: the Gaming in Holland Roundtable from December 12th

by: Editorial team Gaming in Holland, Joost van Kleef & Martin van Geest CANALIZATION, NOT CANNIBALIZATION The first of a series of Gaming in Holland Round Tables was held December 12th 2013. The goal of these get-togethers is to inform professionals in the Dutch gaming sector about the latest developments, to exchange knowledge and to facilitate a positive and constructive dialogue.[Read More…]

NEDERLANDSE VERSIE: Gastblog: de Round Table Gaming in Holland van 12 December j.l.

NEDERLANDSE VERSIE: Gastblog: de Round Table Gaming in Holland van 12 December j.l.

Door: Editorial team Gaming in Holland, Joost van Kleef & Martin van Geest KANALISATIE, GEEN KANNIBALISATIE Op 12 december 2013 organiseerde Gaming in Holland de eerste van een serie Round Table-bijeenkomsten. Doel van deze bijeenkomsten is het informeren van professionals in de Nederlandse gamingbranche, het uitwisselen van kennis en het op gang brengen van een positieve en constructieve dialoog. De[Read More…]

Guestblog by Frank Bijman – Former CCO of De Lotto: Existing lotteries, powerful but unprepared contender for online activities – and: the ending of all existing lottery licenses at the end of 2014

Guestblog by Frank Bijman – Former CCO of De Lotto: Existing lotteries, powerful but unprepared contender for online activities – and: the ending of all existing lottery licenses at the end of 2014

Opening the market for online games is of course is not unique in Europe. A number of countries besides the Netherlands already phased with the situation of an opening market for the online games. The question is whether how the existing Dutch lottery organizations will react. by Frank Bijman, former CCO of De Lotto That depends on the Lotteries themselves.[Read More…]

Guestblog: Player protection through advanced technology – the way forward?

Guestblog: Player protection through advanced technology – the way forward?

Proactive harm minimization, a must have requirement for any gambling company today. by Mark Knighton, Chief Sales Officer at Playscan AB, an independent subsidiary of the Swedish State owned lottery Svenska Spel, which has been an actively developing and licensing proactive Responsible Gambling Solutions within regulated gaming markets since 2007. Proactive harm minimization, problematic gambling, behavioral tracking, informed player choice,[Read More…]

Guestblog by KRIJCO, the first landbased business in Holland to announce an online- partnership

Guestblog by KRIJCO, the first landbased business in Holland to announce an online- partnership

Krijco Casino enters Dutch online market with TAIN.