Post Tagged with: "remote gaming bill"

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…]

GiH News Roundup: state secretary responds to inquiry on motions related to remote gaming bill; AFM seeks to ban binary options advertising

GiH News Roundup: state secretary responds to inquiry on motions related to remote gaming bill; AFM seeks to ban binary options advertising

State Secretary Klaas Dijkhoff of Security and Justice has replied to questions from MP’s regarding the government’s response to several motions adopted by the Lower House in relation to the remote gambling bill. The Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) has informed the Dutch government of its legislative wishes for 2017, including a prohibition on advertising for “harmful financial[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Will Dutch gaming legislation be EU proof? Swiss ICT org warns: no IP blocking; Bet365 “not operating illegally” in China

GiH News Roundup: Will Dutch gaming legislation be EU proof? Swiss ICT org warns: no IP blocking; Bet365 “not operating illegally” in China

Will Dutch gambling legislation be “EU proof” if the long-awaited remote gaming bill will be enacted? The differential treatment of online and offline gaming (lotteries and land-based betting) casts doubt on that ambition. Centrum voor Verantwoord Spelen (“Center for Responsible Gaming”) has released its annual report. Nederlandse Loterij is looking to hire a customer service agent for its Toto game.[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Dutch government reacts to remote gaming motions; FOBT reforms; betting customers “not interested” in your brand

GiH News Roundup: Dutch government reacts to remote gaming motions; FOBT reforms; betting customers “not interested” in your brand

In addition to a large number of amendments, the Dutch Lower House also adopted several non-binding motions when that body voted on the remote gaming bill in early July. State Secretary Klaas Dijkhoff of Security and Justice has now officially responded to these motions; adopting some, dismissing others. For instance: license holders will be obligated to remind players of their[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Senate questions & industry reactions; US presidential election; Sky Betting makes international debut; a happy tax man

GiH News Roundup: Senate questions & industry reactions; US presidential election; Sky Betting makes international debut; a happy tax man

In case you missed it yesterday: we took an in-depth look at the questions regarding the remote gaming bill that were submitted by the Senate Committee for Security and Justice late last month. We also asked several industry insiders to share their insights with regard to this latest legislative development. The 2016 US presidential election, which will conclude later this[Read More…]