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Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Netherlands Gambling Authority Issues €310k Fine to Malta-based Casumo Services Ltd …and More!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Netherlands Gambling Authority Issues €310k Fine to Malta-based Casumo Services Ltd …and More!

Dutch Anti-Fraud Agency Seizes €30m as part of Illegal Gambling and Money Laundering Investigation Following a series of raids in the village of Usquert in Groningen province, the Dutch Fiscal Information and Investigation Service (FIOD) has seized €30m worth of money and real estate as part of an investigation into illegal gambling and money laundering. According to regional broadcaster RTV Noord, the[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Remote Gaming Bill officially signed into law; platform provider GAN “open to the possibility of a sale”

GiH News Roundup: Remote Gaming Bill officially signed into law; platform provider GAN “open to the possibility of a sale”

After being signed by the King and responsible minister, the full text of the Remote Gaming Act has now been published, thus enacting the former bill into law.

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Match-Fixing Expert Declan Hill to Speak at the 2019 Gaming in Holland Conference …and More!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Match-Fixing Expert Declan Hill to Speak at the 2019 Gaming in Holland Conference …and More!

German States Ratify New Interstate Treaty on Gambling The Minister-Presidents of Germany’s 16 federal states have ratified the third amended InterstateTreaty on Gambling, paving the way for operators to apply for sports betting licenses in the market, while Schleswig-Holstein will be allowed to run its own, liberal regulatory regime. Licenses will come into force from January 1, 2020 and run until[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: temporary increase in Dutch gambling rate “unnecessary;” Netherlands Gambling Authority confiscates dozens of illegal betting terminals

GiH News Roundup: temporary increase in Dutch gambling rate “unnecessary;” Netherlands Gambling Authority confiscates dozens of illegal betting terminals

The Netherlands Gambling Authority has confiscated dozens of so-called “Cash Centers,” which are suspected to function as illegal betting terminals, across the country.

GiH News Roundup: EGBA urges better enforcement of EU Single Market rules; Swedish regulator fines operators over self-exclusion failings

GiH News Roundup: EGBA urges better enforcement of EU Single Market rules; Swedish regulator fines operators over self-exclusion failings

The European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) urges the incoming European Commission and Parliament to focus on ensuring the Single Market rules are better implemented and enforced to benefit European consumers, particularly in the online environment.

GiH News Roundup: German States ratify new Interstate Treaty on Gambling; MGA mulls implementation of unified self-exclusion system

GiH News Roundup: German States ratify new Interstate Treaty on Gambling; MGA mulls implementation of unified self-exclusion system

The Minister-Presidents of Germany’s 16 federal states have ratified the third amended Interstate Treaty on Gambling, paving the way for operators to apply for sports betting licenses in the market, while Schleswig-Holstein will be allowed to run its own, liberal regulatory regime.

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Dutch Regulator Rejects Betsson’s Appeal against €300k Fine …and More!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Dutch Regulator Rejects Betsson’s Appeal against €300k Fine …and More!

Council of State Orders Review of Dutch Lottery Monopolies Thanks to a ruling by the Council of State, the Netherlands’ highest administrative court, the Netherlands Gambling Commission has to explain why having only single licenses for operating the State Lottery and De Lotto does not violate EU law. Depending on the outcome of this review, both monopolies, currently operated by Nederlandse[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Dutch regulator rejects Betsson subsidiary appeal against €300k fine; Danish Online Gambling Association launches code of conduct

GiH News Roundup: Dutch regulator rejects Betsson subsidiary appeal against €300k fine; Danish Online Gambling Association launches code of conduct

Last week, the Netherlands Gambling Authority rejected the appeal of Betsson subsidiary Corona Ltd against the €300,000 administrative fine issued by the regulator on July 31, 2018. Corona is now expected to appeal the Gambling Authority’s decision with the local district court.

GiH News Roundup: Council of State orders review of Nederlandse Loterij monopolies; Netherlands Gambling Authority publishes annual report

GiH News Roundup: Council of State orders review of Nederlandse Loterij monopolies; Netherlands Gambling Authority publishes annual report

Thanks to a ruling by the Council of State, the Netherlands’ highest administrative court, the Netherlands Gambling Commission has to explain why having only single licenses for operating the State Lottery and De Lotto does not violate EU law.

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – GiG Affiliate Subsidiary Sanctioned by Netherlands Gambling Authority …and More!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – GiG Affiliate Subsidiary Sanctioned by Netherlands Gambling Authority …and More!

Dutch Financial Regulator Preparing Binary Options Ban The Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) is preparing to introduce a complete ban on binary options and to introduce restrictions on CFD trading. The measures being proposed by the AFM mirror last year’s decision by the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) to renew, for a second time, its temporary ban on[Read More…]