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GiH webinar report & poll results: Complying with CRUKS: Getting ready for the Dutch national exclusion register

GiH webinar report & poll results: Complying with CRUKS: Getting ready for the Dutch national exclusion register

We would like to thank our panelists and all attendees for joining us during last week’s webinar on the Dutch national player exclsuion register (CRUKS).

Ministry of Justice: Customer database purge expected of previously unlicensed online operators

On Thursday, the Dutch Ministry of Justice and Security published its responses to written questions submitted by the Lower House Permanent Committe for Security and Justice on the secondary legislation that is to accompany the Remote Gaming Act.

GiH webinar report, poll results & audience Q&A: Preparing for the regulated Dutch online market

GiH webinar report, poll results & audience Q&A: Preparing for the regulated Dutch online market

Looking back at the Gaming in Holland webinar “Next steps: The what & when of preparing for the regulated Dutch online market.”

Dutch industry stakeholders: publication of new remote gaming decree “big step in the right direction,” as gov’t clarifies cooling-off period length

Dutch industry stakeholders: publication of new remote gaming decree “big step in the right direction,” as gov’t clarifies cooling-off period length

Responding to the publication of the draft General Administrative Order (AMvB) on remote gambling regulation earlier this week, Dutch online trade association “Speel Verantwoord” (SSV) said that it felt “encouraged” that the document had finally been sent to both the Lower House and Senate for parliamentary consultation.

Dutch government publishes updated provisional remote gaming regulations

Dutch government publishes updated provisional remote gaming regulations

The Dutch Ministry of Justice and Security has published a draft General Administrative Order (AMvB) containing further details regarding the practical implementation of the country’s Remote Gaming Act.

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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…]

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.

Dutch Lower House adopts motion banning pre-watershed gambling advertising

Dutch Lower House adopts motion banning pre-watershed gambling advertising

The Dutch Lower House has adopted a motion calling for a ban on broadcasted advertising ads between 06:00 and 21:00. Lottery advertising and simple mentions of sponsorships during broadcasts will be exempt from this rule.

KSA Chairman: “We won’t accept situations that merely look good on paper”

KSA Chairman: “We won’t accept situations that merely look good on paper”

“We won’t accept situations that merely look good on paper. We will be assessing your actual policies and making sure they are implemented in practice,” Netherlands Gambling Authority René Jansen told prospective remote operators during the 2019 Gaming in Holland Breakfast Briefing.

Dutch MPs table motions on gambling policy

Dutch MPs table motions on gambling policy

On Wedensday, the Dutch Lower House held a plenary debate on the General Consultation on gambling policy that took place on November 27. During the debate ten motions were tabled that – if adopted – could have an impact on future gambling regulation. The House will vote on these motions on Tuesday.