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GiH News Roundup: Senate registrar clarifies procedure regarding Remote Gaming Bill; Postcode Lottery announces winner Green Challenge 2018

GiH News Roundup: Senate registrar clarifies procedure regarding Remote Gaming Bill; Postcode Lottery announces winner Green Challenge 2018

Last week, we reported that the Permanent Committee for Justice and Security of the Dutch Senate had moved to finalize its report on the Remote Gaming Bill on October 16, thus ending the written procedure and clearing the way for an up or down vote during a subsequent plenary session.

Breakthrough in Dutch remote gaming impasse

Breakthrough in Dutch remote gaming impasse

Today, the Ministry of Justice & Security clarified the establishment requirement, as well as other parts of the coalition agreement that concern remote gaming. As the Ministry letter (obviously) represents the official government position, the main roadblock to further legislative progress in the Senate has been removed. In other words, we’re back on track with regard to remote gaming in[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Ministry of Justice releases presentations on secondary legislation; UK gov’t delays £2 maximum FOBT stakes

GiH News Roundup: Ministry of Justice releases presentations on secondary legislation; UK gov’t delays £2 maximum FOBT stakes

Only 1 day to go before the 7th annual Gaming in Holland Conference & Expo kicks off in Amsterdam! Register today or check out the event’s agenda here. The Ministry of Justice and Security has released the presentations on consumer protection, the prevention of gambling addiction, and the prevention of gambling-related crime, which were delivered during the May 31 public[Read More…]

REPORT | More clarity needed on remote gaming secondary legislation

REPORT | More clarity needed on remote gaming secondary legislation

On 31 May, the Dutch Ministry of Justice and Security held an information session at Hotel Babylon in The Hague on the secondary legislation that is to accompany the Remote Gaming Bill. Below, we will discuss the current state of affairs with regard to the Remote Gaming Bill, including some potential sticking points contained in the secondary legislation. The Remote[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Ministry intends to answer Senate questions on remote gaming bill “before the summer;” PPB confirms FanDuel interest

GiH News Roundup: Ministry intends to answer Senate questions on remote gaming bill “before the summer;” PPB confirms FanDuel interest

The Ministry of Justice and Security said it intends to answer the latest round of written Senate questions on the remote gaming and casino reform bills “before the summer.” Answering these questions would potentially clear the last hurdle before the plenary debate and final vote on the bills in the Dutch Upper House. Chairman Frits Huffnagel of trade association VAN[Read More…]

FULL VIDEO: Exclusive Preview of Remote Gaming Secondary Legislation

FULL VIDEO: Exclusive Preview of Remote Gaming Secondary Legislation

At last week’s Gaming in Holland Conference & Expo, Ministry of Security and Justice officials Dennis van Breemen and Frans Maas provided the audience with a preview of the secondary legislation that is being drawn up at the Ministry to accompany the Dutch remote gaming bill currently under consideration by the Senate. In order to allow our visitors to take[Read More…]

GiH Conference Recap: Remote Gaming, Secondary Legislation, and Enforcement

GiH Conference Recap: Remote Gaming, Secondary Legislation, and Enforcement

During the first day of the 2017 Gaming in Holland Conference & Expo, several speakers and panelists discussed the legislative progress of the Dutch remote gaming bill, the secondary legislation that is currently being drawn up at the Ministry of Security and Justice to accompany the bill once it comes into force, as well as the new online enforcement policy[Read More…]

Remote Gaming Secondary Legislation Previewed at Gaming in Holland Conference & Expo

Remote Gaming Secondary Legislation Previewed at Gaming in Holland Conference & Expo

At the first day of this year’s Gaming in Holland Conference & Expo, Ministry of Security and Justice officials Dennis van Breemen and Frans Maas provided the audience with a preview of the secondary legislation that is being drawn up at the Ministry to accompany the Dutch remote gaming bill currently under consideration by the Senate. Mr Van Breemen kindly[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority celebrates fifth anniversary; Holland Casino Amsterdam welcomes 25 millionth visitor

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority celebrates fifth anniversary; Holland Casino Amsterdam welcomes 25 millionth visitor

Yesterday, the Netherlands Gaming Authority celebrated its fifth anniversary. Unfortunately, we learned that all may not be well with the remote gaming bill. Last night, Holland Casino Amsterdam welcomed its 25 millionth visitor, the company stated in a press release. The lucky visitor received €5,000 in store credit at the local Bijenkorf department store. UK-listed online gambling operator Paddy Power[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Dutch Senate publishes second round of questions on remote gaming bill; Paddy Power Betfair enters DFS market

GiH News Roundup: Dutch Senate publishes second round of questions on remote gaming bill; Paddy Power Betfair enters DFS market

Yesterday, the Dutch Senate publicly released the second round of written questions regarding the remote gaming bill. The only political groups submitting questions were CDA and SP (declared opponents of the bill), as well as PvdA. Almost all questions were submitted by CDA and – since there is a clear Senate majority in favor of the bill – are not[Read More…]