Wednesday, October 4, 2023

Tag: Netherlands

Kiron wins exclusive virtual tender contract with Holland Casino

Kiron wins exclusive virtual tender contract with Holland Casino
Kiron Interactive, has signed a deal to supply its virtual games content to Holland Casino initially to the operator’s online business in the Netherlands.

Spearhead Studios secures Dutch certification

Spearhead Studios secures dutch certification
Gaming developer Spearhead Studios will enter the Dutch market after being granted local certification for its proprietary casino content and RGS platform.

CT Interactive enters the Netherlands iGaming market

CT Interactive Netherlands iGaming license
CT Interactive has extended its reach by stepping into the Netherlands iGaming market. The online gaming provider was granted a License for the newly regulated European market and is ready to deliver a diverse list of popular games with licensed operators.

Netherlands’ KSA gears up for October igaming launch

Netherlands KSA October igaming launch
Pitted to be one of the most explosive market launches this year, authorities in the Netherlands are readying licensees and regulations for online play to begin on 1 October.

Jansen: ‘The day we’ve all been waiting for’

Rene Jansen KSA Dutch Gambling Regulator new law online
Rene Jansen, chairman of the Dutch gambling regulator, the KSA, describes the significance of a new law that will finally regulate the online sector - and what it will take to turn one of Europe’s final black markets white.

Dutch regulator warns ‘licences will not be given lightly’

Dutch regulator warning
Speaking at the Annual Gaming Industry conference in Amsterdam, Rene Jansen, chairman of Dutch regulator, Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), warned operators that gambling is still “a controversial subject in the Netherlands” - and that bad behaviour would not be tolerated. The regulators come as the country vigilantly prepares for a regulated market launch for online gaming in July next year - and...

Netherlands lays groundwork for extended ‘cooling off’ period

Netherlands groundwork cooling period
Following a six-month delay to the opening of the online market, lawmakers in the Netherlands look set to extend the proposed two-year cooling off period..

Netherlands urged to strike right balance on advertising

Netherlands advertising balance
Expert panelists at the Gaming in Holland conference held in Amsterdam in June discussed the tricky trade-offs involved in the regulation of advertising -

Netherlands to end igaming vacuum with new Act

Netherlands, igaming, vacuum, new Act, gambling
The E400m Dutch market could soon triple in size as senators finally approve a Remote Gambling Act that will bring the grey market into the light from next summer. Although experts warn that the devil in the detail, it is yet to be announced. Having been…

Dutch regulator gets tough with ‘bad actor’ blacklisting

Netherlands football
Firms taking bets from the Netherlands before the regulated market officially launches next year, could find themselves at the bottom of a very long list of licence applications. The Dutch gaming authority, Kansspelautoriteit, is looking at blacklisting online…

Five markets to look out for in 2018

Markets 2018 Netherlands
As we enter a new year, it's time to take a look at five markets resolved to step into the light this year. Nothing is certain, but if lawmakers vote the right way another half a billion people could have access to by 2019.   AN AMERICAN DREAM – UNITED STATES Above all else the industry will be hoping for a positive...

Legislators in Netherlands insist gambling sites need physical outlet

The new coalition government in that online gambling operators must maintain a physical presence in the country to operate online.   Possibly breaking European Union trade rules, the regulation was pre- sented in the coalition of four Dutch political parties’ new ‘confidence in the future’ policy program in a one-line, fleeting and ominous reference. It states a necessity for an operator to...

Nitro Games launches Medals of War in the Netherlands

BBi - Netherlands Medals of War
The Finnish 
mobile games developer has released its latest title, Medals of War, in the Netherlands following a successful roll out in Sweden.   Nitro Games has released its Medals of War mobile game in the Netherlands following an exclusive early 
market test in Sweden. We've been positively surprised with the reception and with the feedback we've
 received from Sweden "We've been positively...

Dutch regulator opts for sticks over carrots in new igaming market

Betting Business Netherlands Kansspelautoriteit
Kansspelautoriteit increases penalties surrounding igaming market.   The Dutch gaming regulator, Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), has heightened its stance on unlicensed online gaming operators, and will now issue hefty fines to offenders without prior warning. The KSA announced that as of January 2017, those operators breaching regulations will be “directly eligible for enforcement action” with fines of up to €820,000 for the most serious...

Netherlands authorities ‘serious about online gaming’ in Curaçao

Betting Business, Netherlands, Amsterdam, Dutch Gaming Authority, DGA
The hiatus lasted several months, but in July the Dutch Lower House finally approved its online gaming bill. Now regulators are intensifying the fight against illegal gambling as websites based out of Curaçao continue to offer gambling services in the country.   The Netherlands government has come under pressure to crack down on the expansion of gaming websites based out of...

Dutch parliament urged to push ahead with remote gaming bill

Dutch Amsterdam Parliament
With Holland Casino on the cusp of privatisation, the company’s CEO Erwin van Lambaart has urged the Dutch parliament to push ahead with the country’s remote gambling bill in order to create a fully liberalised and regulated gaming market.   The wind of change is blowing through the Dutch gaming industry, as critics of the government continue to push for movement...

The long journey toward regulation in the Netherlands

Several operators - including many of the major players - have been eagerly awaiting the issuance of iGaming licences in the Netherlands for years, but it finally looks like the arduous journey could be coming to an end, writes Global Betting & Gaming Consultants (GBGC) director Lorien Pilling.   “The process of regulating internet gambling in the Netherlands makes the saga...