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GiH News Roundup: winning odds of fairground games not skill-dependent and can be set by operators; only one operator paid Swedish fine in 2019

GiH News Roundup: winning odds of fairground games not skill-dependent and can be set by operators; only one operator paid Swedish fine in 2019

The odds of winning a price when playing so-called claw machines (“grijpmachines”) can be set by operators. Claw machines and related fairground games are nonetheless not regulated by Dutch gambling legislation, Dutch national broadcaster NOS recently revealed.

GiH News Roundup: Dutch prosecutors demand jail sentences against members of illegal gambling group; gambling participation drops in Sweden despite market liberalization

GiH News Roundup: Dutch prosecutors demand jail sentences against members of illegal gambling group; gambling participation drops in Sweden despite market liberalization

Dutch prosecutors have demanded jail sentences of up to thirty months against members of an illegal gambling syndicate that mainly operated in the The Hague area.

Gaming in Newsletter – Netherlands Gambling Authority and AGOG Conduct Problem Gambling Survey …and More!

Gaming in Newsletter – Netherlands Gambling Authority and AGOG Conduct Problem Gambling Survey …and More!

Playtech’s Chief Policy Officer to Speak at GiH Breakfast Briefing Francesco Rodano, Chief Policy Officer at Playtech and former Head of Remote Gaming at the Italian gambling regulatory authority, will speak at the upcoming Gaming in Holland Breakfast Briefing on December 17 in Amsterdam. Mr Rodano will discuss, among other things, the steps that the industry can and should take[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Pain and opportunity “evenly matched” in future Dutch online market; William Hill warns affiliate partners against promoting unlicensed operators

GiH News Roundup: Pain and opportunity “evenly matched” in future Dutch online market; William Hill warns affiliate partners against promoting unlicensed operators

Gambling consultancy firm Regulus Partners expects the regulated Dutch online market to offer a combination of opportunity and strict regulation, the firm’s latest analysis shows.

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gambling Authority and AGOG team up to conduct problem gambling survey; Nederlandse Loterij launches campaign to highlight that lottery tickets are not suitable as holiday gifts to minors

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gambling Authority and AGOG team up to conduct problem gambling survey; Nederlandse Loterij launches campaign to highlight that lottery tickets are not suitable as holiday gifts to minors

The Netherlands Gambling Authority and Gamblers Anonymous (AGOG) jointly conducted a survey on problem gambling behavior.

GiH News Roundup: Speel Verantwoord members guarantee strict age verification controls; Holland Casino introduces successful NXT concept to Scheveningen branch

GiH News Roundup: Speel Verantwoord members guarantee strict age verification controls; Holland Casino introduces successful NXT concept to Scheveningen branch

Members of Speel Verantwoord, the Dutch trade association of online gambling operators, are guaranteeing that they will maintain strict age verification controls to exclude underage players, the association said in a press release.

GiH News Roundup: Dutch regulated online market opening delayed until July 1, 2021; Netherlands Gambling Authority adds new condition to prioritization criteria

GiH News Roundup: Dutch regulated online market opening delayed until July 1, 2021; Netherlands Gambling Authority adds new condition to prioritization criteria

The Dutch government now aims for the Remote Gaming Act to come into effect on January 1, 2020. This means that the regulated online market will open on July 1, 2021 instead of January 1 as originally anticipated.

GiH News Roundup: Minister Dekker answers questions on loot boxes; Italian government announces new tender process for online operator licenses

GiH News Roundup: Minister Dekker answers questions on loot boxes; Italian government announces new tender process for online operator licenses

Minister Sander Dekker for Legal Protection has submitted his responses to Parliamentary questions tabled by MP Michiel van Nispen (SP) on loot boxes in video games.

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Netherlands Gambling Authority Clarifies Remote License Application Rules …and More!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Netherlands Gambling Authority Clarifies Remote License Application Rules …and More!

GiH Breakfast Briefing: Operators Only from Now On Gaming in Holland will organize a FREE breakfast briefing on Tuesday, December 17 in Amsterdam on the latest regulatory developments in the (future) Dutch online gaming market. As we are running out of available seats, we can now only accommodate operators who are considering to apply for a Dutch remote gaming license.[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Holland Casino and FC Utrecht continue partnership; PayPal switch-off cost LeoVegas “20-30%” of German revenues

GiH News Roundup: Holland Casino and FC Utrecht continue partnership; PayPal switch-off cost LeoVegas “20-30%” of German revenues

Holland Casino’s Utrecht branch and local professional football side FC Utrecht have agreed to continue their partnership during the 2019-2020 season.