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Gaming in Holland at ICE …and More!

Gaming in Holland at ICE …and More!

Gaming in Holland at ICE Yesterday, Gaming in Holland, together with Speel Verantwoord, held its now traditional lunch at ICE London. The event was a huge success, bringing together the Who’s Who of the Dutch gaming industry – operators, consultants, affiliates, and press –  for a two-hour lunch at the Excel Centre. Check out our photos of the event here.[Read More…]

Looking Back at the Kalff Katz & Franssen / IMGL Annual Gaming Industry Event

Looking Back at the Kalff Katz & Franssen / IMGL Annual Gaming Industry Event

In today’s newsletter we will be mainly looking back at last week’s Annual Gaming Industry Event organized by Kalff Katz & Franssen, co-hosted this year with the International Masters of Gaming Law (IMGL). An obvious hot topic was the recently tabled amendment to the remote gaming bill to implement a uniform tax rate of 29% of GGR.   Holland Casino[Read More…]

“Dutch Remote Gaming Bill into Effect on July 1, 2017 at the Earliest” …and More!

“Dutch Remote Gaming Bill into Effect on July 1, 2017 at the Earliest” …and More!

“Dutch Remote Gaming Bill into Effect on July 1, 2017 at the Earliest” VAN, the trade organization of Dutch slot machine operators, reported in its latest newsletter that  the long-awaited remote gaming bill could come into effect on July 1, 2017 at the earliest: “The planning of the proposed legislation is such that the remote gaming bill will be discussed[Read More…]

Don’t Forget to Register for our Gaming in Holland Lunch @ ICE Totally Gaming …and More!

Don’t Forget to Register for our Gaming in Holland Lunch @ ICE Totally Gaming …and More!

  Don’t Forget to Register for our Gaming in Holland Lunch @ ICE Totally Gaming!   Regular visitors to ICE London will know that the exhibition is all about networking. Gaming in Holland and Speel Verantwoord, the Dutch trade association of online gaming operators, are happy to invite you for lunch on Wednesday, 3 February 2016. You will have the[Read More…]

A Very Nice Christmas Gift: Plenary Debate on Dutch Remote Gaming Bill to Occur in 2016 …and More!

A Very Nice Christmas Gift: Plenary Debate on Dutch Remote Gaming Bill to Occur in 2016 …and More!

A Very Nice Christmas Gift: Plenary Debate on Dutch Remote Gaming Bill to Occur in 2016 Last week, the House committee for Security and Justice at last decided (p. 12, item #50) to submit the remote gaming bill for plenary discussion in the Lower House. Although as of yet no date has been set, it seems certain the debate will[Read More…]

State Secretary Answers Second Round of Questions; Insiders React …and More!

State Secretary Answers Second Round of Questions; Insiders React …and More!

State Secretary Answers Second Round of Questions Regarding Dutch Remote Gaming Bill Roughly a month later than originally promised, State Secretary Klaas Dijkhoff has finally provided answers to the second round of written questions regarding the proposed remote gaming bill. The answers provided by Dijkhoff to the House of Representatives show that the State Secretary has so far proved unwilling[Read More…]

Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets (ACM) Approves Lottery Merger …and More!

Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets (ACM) Approves Lottery Merger …and More!

Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets (ACM) Approves Lottery Merger The Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets (ACM) has approved the proposed merger between the Stichting Exploitatie Nederlandse Staatsloterij (De Staatsloterij) en Stichting Nationale Sporttotalisator (De Lotto).   Although a merger between the Staatsloterij and De Lotto would result in only two parties (the other being the Nationale Goede Doelen[Read More…]

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Licensed Remote Gaming Providers Could Enter Dutch Market in One Year at the Earliest …and More!

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Licensed Remote Gaming Providers Could Enter Dutch Market in One Year at the Earliest …and More!

We like to keep you up to date with the latest in Dutch and international gaming news. Read on to find out what has been happening! Licensed Remote Gaming Providers Could Enter Dutch Market in One Year at the Earliest Marja Appelman, CEO at Netherlands Gaming Authority, revealed in a recent interview with Dutch Newspaper Trouw that the licensing process[Read More…]

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Trade Organization VAN to Represent Online Gaming Providers

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Trade Organization VAN to Represent Online Gaming Providers

As usual, we bring you some fresh (and perhaps surprising) news from the world of gaming. Trade Organization VAN to Represent Online Gaming Providers VAN, the Dutch trade organization of land-based gaming machine operators, will henceforth also represent online gaming providers. Current members with concrete plans to offer online gaming services, once these are fully legalized in the Netherlands, have[Read More…]

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Joint Slogan for Licensed Gaming Companies

Gaming in Holland Newsletter – Joint Slogan for Licensed Gaming Companies

We like to keep you up to date with the latest in Dutch and international gaming news. Read on to find out what has been happening! Licensed Gaming Companies in the Netherlands to Introduce Joint Slogan All gaming and betting companies, including lotteries, currently licensed to operate in the Netherlands are introducing a joint slogan, which is to be included[Read More…]