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Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Dutch Remote Gaming Act may face delay of several months …and more!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Dutch Remote Gaming Act may face delay of several months …and more!

Netherlands Gambling Authority issues technical requirements on CRUKS national exclusion register The Netherlands Gambling Authority has published the technical requirements for connecting to the Dutch national exclusion register CRUKS. From July 13, a test version of CRUKS will be available for land-based operators, so that they may work on integrating the exclusion register before it becomes mandatory for all licensees.[Read More…]

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Dutch Lower House to debate secondary legislation Remote Gaming Act …and more!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Dutch Lower House to debate secondary legislation Remote Gaming Act …and more!

Netherlands Gambling Authority to assist municipalities in checking slot machine compliance in catering venues The Netherlands Gambling Authority has developed a new approach to assist municipalities in ensuring that slot machines in catering facilities comply with regulations to protect minors. Slot machines in venues that also cater to minors must be clearly separated from the remainder of the establishment’s interior.[Read More…]

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Netherlands Gambling Authority to publish CRUKS connection protocol by mid-June …and more!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Netherlands Gambling Authority to publish CRUKS connection protocol by mid-June …and more!

Nederlandse Loterij objects to postponement of Dutch online market opening Nederlandse Loterij strongly opposes any further delay in the implementation of the Remote Gaming Act, the operator’s CEO Niels Onkenhout says in Dutch daily De Telegraaf. According to Onkenhout, swift implementation of the Act is necessary to protect Dutch consumers who gamble online during the Covid-19 pandemic. The Netherlands Gambling[Read More…]

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – KSA technical CRUKS specialist to participate in GiH webinar Q&A session TOMORROW …and more!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – KSA technical CRUKS specialist to participate in GiH webinar Q&A session TOMORROW …and more!

VAN Kansspelen members adopt Covid-19 protocol, re-appoint Frits Huffnagel as chairman During last week’s digital general members’ meeting, the members of trade association VAN Kansspelen have adopted the Covid-19 protocol that has been developed by the association’s central office and a members’ taskforce. The Dutch government will mandate implementation of this protocol as a precondition for allowing the reopening of[Read More…]

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Holland Casino and VAN Kansspelen launch joint PR offensive against continued casino closings …and more!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Holland Casino and VAN Kansspelen launch joint PR offensive against continued casino closings …and more!

Netherlands Gambling Authority chairman to speak at 2020 Gaming in Holland Conference Join us on September 22, 2020 in Amsterdam for a “corona-proof” Gaming in Holland Conference. Save the date! René Jansen, Chairman of the Netherlands Gambling Authority (KSA) has agreed to deliver the Conference’s keynote speech. As a bonus, the 2020 Gaming in Holland Conference will take place one[Read More…]

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Ministry of Justice: Customer database purge expected of previously unlicensed online operators …and more!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Ministry of Justice: Customer database purge expected of previously unlicensed online operators …and more!

Free whitepaper: “How to check CRUKS correctly” CRUKS (“Centraal Register Uitsluiting Kansspelen”) is the Dutch national player exclusion database. As a licensed operator, it will be your responsibility to ensure that players registered in CRUKS are prevented from accessing your game offering. Download this JanusID whitepaper to find out what you should do to make sure that you comply with[Read More…]

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Dutch casinos to re-open on September 1, Holland Casino and VAN Kansspelen “disappointed” …and more!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Dutch casinos to re-open on September 1, Holland Casino and VAN Kansspelen “disappointed” …and more!

Netherlands Gambling Authority issues warning over rogue online bingo operators The Netherlands Gambling Authority has noted a large increase in unlicensed online bingo offerings during the Covid-19 crisis. While the regulator promised leniency towards idealistic initiatives meant to ease social isolation during the lockdown, malicious or for-profit operators will face enforcement measures, the gambling authority warned. The regulator also warned[Read More…]

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Nederlandse Loterij reports 12% y-o-y revenue increase …and more!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Nederlandse Loterij reports 12% y-o-y revenue increase …and more!

Get ready for the Remote Gaming Act: Tune in for the GiH webinar on April 29! On Wednesday, April 29 at 15:00 Gaming in Holland will launch its new webinar series. The topic of the first webcast will be: “Next steps: The what & when of preparing for the regulated Dutch online market.” Learn what YOU can do to prepare[Read More…]

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Holland Casino reports revenue and profit growth in 2019 …and more!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Holland Casino reports revenue and profit growth in 2019 …and more!

GiH webinar on Remote Gaming Act timetable: register now! The first edition of GiH’s new webinar series will take place on Wednesday, April 29 at 15:00. Register now! The Dutch Ministry of Justice and Security is currently expected to answer the latest batch of Parliamentary questions on the secondary legislation accompanying the Remote Gaming Act on or before April 24.[Read More…]

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Gaming in Holland launches new webinar series …and more!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Gaming in Holland launches new webinar series …and more!

Appeals court sides with player against Dutch State Lottery over misleading advertising practices The Appeals Court of Den Bosch has sided with a lottery player who demanded compensation from the Dutch State Lottery (Staatsloterij) over misleading advertising practices that occurred between 2000 and 2008. In 2015, the Dutch Supreme Court found that the state-owned lottery operator had misled consumers by[Read More…]