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GiH News Roundup: temporary increase in Dutch gambling rate “unnecessary;” Netherlands Gambling Authority confiscates dozens of illegal betting terminals

GiH News Roundup: temporary increase in Dutch gambling rate “unnecessary;” Netherlands Gambling Authority confiscates dozens of illegal betting terminals

The Netherlands Gambling Authority has confiscated dozens of so-called “Cash Centers,” which are suspected to function as illegal betting terminals, across the country.

Gaming innovation and scarce licenses important topics at VAN Kansspelen product exhibition

Gaming innovation and scarce licenses important topics at VAN Kansspelen product exhibition

Last week, VAN Kansspelen, the Dutch trade association which mainly represents land-based arcade hall operators, held its annual members’ meeting, followed by a product exhibition, as well as two informational sessions on video game wagering and scarce licenses.

GiH News Roundup: grand opening of Holland Casino Amsterdam West; MRG joins EGBA; 888 shares fall after slump in UK performance

GiH News Roundup: grand opening of Holland Casino Amsterdam West; MRG joins EGBA; 888 shares fall after slump in UK performance

Holland Casino officially opened its newest branch in Amsterdam West.

GiH News Roundup: match-fixing high on the agenda following Belgian arrests; Dutch gaming sector well-represented at EUROMAT

GiH News Roundup: match-fixing high on the agenda following Belgian arrests; Dutch gaming sector well-represented at EUROMAT

Only 11 days 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 Netherlands Gaming Authority was unaware of the house searches that were conducted in the Netherlands in relation to the recent Belgian tennis match-fixing scandal, Dutch daily de Volkskrant reports. MP Attje[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…]

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority board members reappointed; VAN Kansspelen updates problem gambling awareness training courses

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority board members reappointed; VAN Kansspelen updates problem gambling awareness training courses

Jan Suyver and Henk Kesler have been reappointed as chairman of the board and member of the board of the Netherlands Gaming Authority for a period of six months. Trade association VAN Kansspelen and GGZ Nederland, an organization of mental health and addiction care providers in the Netherlands, have updated the problem gambling awareness training courses offered to amusement arcade[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: KSA reports on Probity Screening Act meeting; new study on risks and benefits of remote gambling

GiH News Roundup: KSA reports on Probity Screening Act meeting; new study on risks and benefits of remote gambling

Dutch trade association VAN Kansspelen, in cooperation with the Netherlands Gaming Authority, held a public membership meeting to discuss the Public Administration (Probity Screening) Act (Wet Bibob). “It was an excellent and informative meeting on a complicated subject,” Sanne Muijser, General Secretary of VAN Kansspelen, said. “We are very pleased with the cooperation offered by the Netherlands Gaming Authority and[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: German court strikes blow against lottery monopoly; GVC expands online bingo presence; SIGMA’17 draws thousands

GiH News Roundup: German court strikes blow against lottery monopoly; GVC expands online bingo presence; SIGMA’17 draws thousands

For the first time, a German court has ruled against the lottery monopolies held by the separate Länder. Because of the large amount of lottery marketing, the monopolies do not serve the permitted goal of limiting addiction; and thus, violate both EU law and the German constitution. Dutch broadcaster RTL aired a news item (starting at 7:20) on the dangers[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Mathijs Jonkers wins third place at WSOP Europe; Dutch land-based operators preparing for opening of online market

GiH News Roundup: Mathijs Jonkers wins third place at WSOP Europe; Dutch land-based operators preparing for opening of online market

Dutch poker player Mathijs Jonkers ended in third place at the 2017 World Series of Poker Europe and took home €476,585. “I can’t believe what happened,” Mathijs told Gaming in Holland. “It is incredible how many people watched the broadcasts of the tournament. It felt like the entire country supported me. I have tried to present poker in a positive[Read More…]

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…]