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Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Senate Throws Curve Balls during Gambling Reform Debate   …and More!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Senate Throws Curve Balls during Gambling Reform Debate …and More!

Netherlands Gaming Authority Chairman Makes First Public Appearance at KKF Annual Gaming Event René Jansen, Chairman of the Netherlands Gambling Authority, made his first public appearance since his appointment as executive chairman of the Dutch regulator at the fifteenth edition of the Annual Gaming Industry Event, organized as always by gaming lawyer Justin Franssen and his team at Kalff Katz[Read More…]

Dutch senate debates Remote Gaming Bill and Casino Reform Bill – part 2

Dutch senate debates Remote Gaming Bill and Casino Reform Bill – part 2

The second term of the senate debate just concluded with a rather unexpected demand for additional written answers to three questions, which the Minister for Legal Protection Sander Dekker promised to provide by Friday at the latest.

Dutch senate debates Remote Gaming Bill and Casino Reform Bill – part 1

Dutch senate debates Remote Gaming Bill and Casino Reform Bill – part 1

The first term of the senate debate just concluded.

The second term, during which Minister for Legal Protection Sander Dekker will respond to the questions and objections raised during the first term, will kick off later today at 19:45 CET.

GiH News Roundup: KSA chairman: consultation on remote licensing process to open before summer; Swedish regulator issues three new licenses

GiH News Roundup: KSA chairman: consultation on remote licensing process to open before summer; Swedish regulator issues three new licenses

On Friday, René Jansen, Chairman of the Netherlands Gambling Authority, announced that – provided the Senate adopts the Remote Gaming Bill – a public consultation on the regulator’s licensing process for online operators can be expected to open before the summer.

GiH News Roundup: Dutch Senate debate on gambling bills could last well into the night; Netherlands Gaming Authority board member steps down

GiH News Roundup: Dutch Senate debate on gambling bills could last well into the night; Netherlands Gaming Authority board member steps down

Next week’s debate in the Dutch Senate on the Remote Gaming Bill and Casino Reform Bill is currently scheduled to run from 13:50 until 17:25 and again from 19:45 until 23:55 – for a total duration of almost eight hours.

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Report: 1.8m Dutch Citizens Gambled Online in 2018  …and More!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Report: 1.8m Dutch Citizens Gambled Online in 2018 …and More!

The Dutch Are Coming… to ICE The 2018 edition of ICE London welcomed 33,536 visitors, with no fewer than 658 attendees hailing from the Netherlands – good for ninth place in the largest represented country ranking. In case you would like to connect with the Dutch gaming industry, meet us at: The Gaming in Holland Stand (N3-422), kindly shared by REAC and[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Paddy Power Betfair and The Stars Group held merger tasks; Belgian regulator starts sanction procedures against Betway

GiH News Roundup: Paddy Power Betfair and The Stars Group held merger tasks; Belgian regulator starts sanction procedures against Betway

The governances of Paddy Power Betfair (PPB) and The Stars Group Inc held mutual talks in late 2018, discussing a ground-breaking merger. The discussions are reportedly no longer taking place.

GiH News Roundup: Staatsloterij ad wins award for best TV commercial; Belgian regulator mulling sanctions against Betway

GiH News Roundup: Staatsloterij ad wins award for best TV commercial; Belgian regulator mulling sanctions against Betway

A TV ad for Staatsloterij, featuring the dog Frekkel, has won the “Gouden Loeki 2018,” the prize for best Dutch commercial of the year.

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Netherlands Gaming Authority Opens Public Consultation on “Supervisory Agenda 2019” …and More!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Netherlands Gaming Authority Opens Public Consultation on “Supervisory Agenda 2019” …and More!

ZEAL Shareholders Approve Lotto24 Takeover ZEAL Network’s shareholders have voted to approve its takeover offer of Lotto24. Shareholders voted 60% in favor of the required capital increase. Dutch charity lottery Raffld is owned by ZEAL subsidiary Lottovate. Dr Helmut Becker, CEO, ZEAL, commented: “Our plan to reunite ZEAL and Lotto24 offers a fantastic opportunity for sustainable growth and creates significant value[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: ZEAL shareholders approve Lotto24 takeover; Swedish-licensed operators sent marketing messages to self-excluded players

GiH News Roundup: ZEAL shareholders approve Lotto24 takeover; Swedish-licensed operators sent marketing messages to self-excluded players

ZEAL Network’s shareholders have voted to approve its takeover offer of Lotto24.