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GiH News Roundup: Dutch online enforcement policy continues to impact international operators; Loterijverlies appoints new board members

GiH News Roundup: Dutch online enforcement policy continues to impact international operators; Loterijverlies appoints new board members

In the wake of last week’s introduction of a stricter online enforcement policy by the Netherlands Gaming Authority, LeoVegas has joined other international operators in refusing to accept traffic from promotional .nl domains. Class action claim foundation Loterijverlies has appointed two new board members following the suspension of its founder Ferdy Roet. VAN, the Dutch trade association of land-based gaming[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: strikes continue at Holland Casino; Loterijverlies loses another court case; ESSA elects new chairperson

GiH News Roundup: strikes continue at Holland Casino; Loterijverlies loses another court case; ESSA elects new chairperson

Last night, Holland Casino employees in Utrecht went on strike; for the twelfth time since April. Today, employees in the Holland Casino branches in Breda, Rotterdam, Utrecht, and Scheveningen will go on strike as well. Class action claim foundation Loterijverlies has lost its court case in which it sought to prevent the Dutch State Lottery from offering a free draw[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Dutch State Lottery reaches settlement with class action claim foundation; strikes looming at Holland Casino

GiH News Roundup: Dutch State Lottery reaches settlement with class action claim foundation; strikes looming at Holland Casino

The Dutch State Loterij (now part of Nederlandse Loterij) has offered a settlement to players who have been victimized by the operator’s misleading advertising practices. The settlement, consisting of up to four free tickets to a special draw and €40 per individual player, has been accepted by class action claim foundation Stichting Staatsloterijschadeclaim (ca. 6,000 members), but rejected by the[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority imposes penalty on betting affiliate; DraftKings launches German-language website

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority imposes penalty on betting affiliate; DraftKings launches German-language website

The Netherlands Gaming Authority has imposed a penalty payment on a Dutch betting affiliate (full details here). The regulator has been experiencing significant difficulties collecting administrative fines imposed directly on foreign online operators, as there exists no international legal framework to collect such fines, according to State Secretary Klaas Dijkhoff of Security and Justice. Dijkhoff promised, however, to further study[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Dutch court ends account preservation order against Staatsloterij; deadline for Senate questions extended

GiH News Roundup: Dutch court ends account preservation order against Staatsloterij; deadline for Senate questions extended

On Friday, a Dutch court ended the account preservation order which class action claimant Loterijverlies had obtained against the Staatsloterij (now part of Nederlandse Loterij). The order caused €121m in assets to be temporarily frozen. Loterijverlies is claiming compensation on behalf of thousands of lottery players for misleading advertising practices by the Dutch lottery operator. The permanent committee for Security[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: will regulatory pressure keep online operators out of Dutch market? AG opinion: Gibraltar and UK “a single member state”

GiH News Roundup: will regulatory pressure keep online operators out of Dutch market? AG opinion: Gibraltar and UK “a single member state”

The Ministry of Security and Justice has announced it will postpone answering questions from MP Mei Li Vos (PvdA) regarding class action claim foundation Loterijverlies. Regulatory changes are forcing operators to become more selective in their international strategy, EGR Intel writes: Some regulated markets such as Portugal, France and Poland are setting tax rates at such a punitive level that[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Holland Casino invents “tram roulette;” MP inquires into Loterijverlies; why limited gambling monopolies no longer work

GiH News Roundup: Holland Casino invents “tram roulette;” MP inquires into Loterijverlies; why limited gambling monopolies no longer work

According to Holland Casino, there is “a player in everyone.” To illustrate that point, the casino chain has been organizing roulette with trams at the Rembrandtplein in Amsterdam. The Utrecht branch of Holland Casino has finally set its sights on a new location. MP Mei Li Vos (PvdA) has been inquiring into the legality of the business practices of Loterijverlies[Read More…]