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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.

Strong political support for gambling policy modernization as rearguard battles continue to be fought

Strong political support for gambling policy modernization as rearguard battles continue to be fought

On November 27, a General Consultation on gambling policy took place in the Dutch Lower House. Members of the Permanent Committee for Justice and Security questioned Minister for Legal Protection Sander Dekker on gambling policy, including the implementation of the Remote Gaming Act.

Are you an operator looking to apply for a Dutch remote gaming license? Then don’t miss the upcoming Gaming in Holland Breakfast Briefing!

Are you an operator looking to apply for a Dutch remote gaming license? Then don’t miss the upcoming Gaming in Holland Breakfast Briefing!

The regulated Dutch iGaming market is scheduled to open on 1 January 2021. From 1 July 2020 – just over six months out – the Netherlands Gambling Authority will start processing license applications from interested operators. Now is the time to get ready.

Women and problem gambling event features leading UK expert

Women and problem gambling event features leading UK expert

On September 25, Holland Casino, in cooperation with Gaming in Holland and the European Association for the Study of Gambling (EASG), organized a well-attended mini conference on the topic of women and problem gambling.