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Dutch online gambling revenue skyrockets 28% to $1.5 billion in 2023

The Dutch gambling regulator, Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), has released its Spring 2024 online gambling report, providing a comprehensive overview of the market for the preceding year, based on data supplied by the Netherlands's licensed operators. Gross gaming revenue in the Netherlands totaled €1.39 billion ($1.5 billion), marking a 28%…
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Dutch online gambling revenue skyrockets 28% to $1.5 billion in 2023
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Banks unwilling to curb clients' spending on gambling

The Dutch banks will not help the cabinet to impose a limit the amount of money people can spend online gambling because of privacy concerns, banking association NVB has said ahead of talks with the justice ministry later this week. Legal protection minister Franc Weerwind had asked banks to intervene in cases of excessive spending on gambling as a…
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KSA works with Cloudflare to identify unlicensed gambling sites

The Dutch gambling regulator has used the global server network to block access to certain sites. The Netherlands.- The Dutch gambling regulator Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) has said that it has worked with the global server network Cloudflare to identify unlicensed gambling websites. It said that it used the network to block affiliate sites after…
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KSA works with Cloudflare to identify unlicensed gambling sites
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KSA Monitoring Report for Dutch Online Gambling Market

Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), the Gaming Authority in the regulated market of Netherlands, has released on 4 April 2024 an official monitoring report of the Dutch gaming industry performance in 2023. The regulator's report, the sixth published since the launch of legalized gaming operations in the country, reveals that online gambling operations…
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An Overview of the Dutch Online Casino Market

The Netherlands is one of the relatively new markets to join the online casino industry. There have been plenty of Dutch casino fans looking to enjoy their games online. As of October 1st, 2021, they can do so with a mix of local and international brands. As a new market, it's quite appealing to casino brands. It enables them a foothold in Europe…
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The Changing Dynamics of the Dutch Online Gambling Sector

Since the introduction of the Remote Gaming Act (Koa) in the Netherlands in October 2021, the Dutch Gaming Authority (Ksa) has received a wave of license applications. Important deadlines, such as April 1, 2022, caused increased applications to arrive. What is the Ksa and what does it mean for iGaming? The main purpose of the Ksa in the Dutch…
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The Changing Dynamics of the Dutch Online Gambling Sector
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Grandson, 17, blows €162,000 of grandad's money gambling online

Online gambling company Bingoal is being taken to court by a 77-year-old man whose grandson was able to gamble away €162000 of his money without the company intervening, broadcaster NOS reported on Saturday. In total, the youngster lost over €500000 of his grandfather's cash after opening accounts with 18 different providers, NOS said. The teenager…
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Netherlands launches consultation on proposed online casino protection measures

The consultation includes a proposal for financial risk checks. The Netherlands.- The Ministry of Justice and Security has opened a consultation on play limits for online gambling. The consultation seeks feedback on current protections under the online gambling legislation (KOA), which launched regulated online gambling in October 2021. The…
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Netherlands launches consultation on proposed online casino protection measures
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Stricter measures around online gambling announced

Caretaker Minister for Legal Protection Franc Weerwind and the Netherlands Gambling Authority (KSA) are trying to ensure that rules for online gambling become stricter. The two announced new measures on Thursday, which will result in gambling sites having to do more to protect players. The KSA wants to permit gambling sites to ask for "evidence of…
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Online casino market growth in the Netherlands

After two years of steady growth, it appears the online casino industry in the Netherlands is poised for more of the same in the coming year, according to the Dutch Gambling Authority, Kansspelautoriteit (KSA). The country's sole regulating agency responsible for all gambling-related issues recently revealed that while growth of the Netherlands'…
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Dutch regulator shuts down illegal bingo operation

KSA previously took action against the same organisation, which it said hosted events that attracted hundreds of people. The regulator said minors were among those who attended the illegal bingo sessions. An earlier KSA investigation found the "Dordtse Queens" operation was advertising bingo on Facebook. Meta, the parent company of the social media…
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Gambling firms book a sharp rise in profits as online grows

Gambling firms boosted their profits by 26% last year, when compared with 2019, before coronavirus put paid to casino visits. In total, licenced gambling firms raked in the equivalent of €258 per head of the adult population in 2022, a rise of €100 on 2021 as casinos opened their doors again. But this is still 14% down on the average EU spending on…
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Gambling firms book a sharp rise in profits as online grows
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Netherlands' NGR up 85% in 2022

The report is based on 2022 only, as it was the first full calendar year for the Netherlands' online gambling market. The country's market officially opened in October 2021, following the passage and ratification of the much-delayed Remote Gambling Act (KOA). This month marks two years since the market became live. NGR comprises of deposits minus…
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Netherlands' NGR up 85% in 2022
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LeoVegas Group Officially Enters Dutch Regulated Market

Stockholm-based LeoVegas Group, a flagship global iGaming company offering online casino, live casino and sports wagering, has introduced LeoVegas.nl to the Dutch regulated market via LeoVegas Gaming PLC. Significant step: During the earlier months of 2023, the firm secured a 5-year gaming license for sports wagering, casino and live casino in the…
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LeoVegas Group Officially Enters Dutch Regulated Market
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LeoVegas returns to the Netherlands with new website

The site offers a range of online casino games, live casino and sports betting. Customers in consumers in the Netherlands cam access slot games and live table games with Dutch-speaking croupiers. The launch comes after LeoVegas secured a new licence in the country in July through its LeoVegas Gaming business. Issued by national regulator…
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Gaming sites 'not doing enough to prevent gambling addiction'

The Dutch gaming authority KSA has called for legislation and regulations concerning online gambling to be tightened as soon as possible. The KSA says online gambling companies are not doing enough to protect players who show signs of gambling addiction or who lose lots of money in short periods of time. The KSA conducted its own research, which…
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Netherlands Regulator Warns Three Online Gambling Operators Over Illegal Ads

The Netherlands gaming authority, Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), has revealed that it issued three warnings to gambling providers for breaching new advertising regulations which came into force on July 1st 2023. According to the statement, the online gambling operators had placed advertisements in public places such as billboards and bus shelters. This…
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Netherlands Regulator Warns Three Online Gambling Operators Over Illegal Ads
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Videoslots To Pay £2 Million for Non-Compliance

The UK Gambling Commission has issued a 2 million pound regulatory settlement for Videoslots Limited for the operator's failure to comply with the social responsibility and anti-money laundering (AML) procedures. The aforementioned amount imposed after the Commission's investigation of the Videoslots' operations will represent a part of the…
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Sweet Bonanza claims the top spot in the Netherlands played slots

The online casino of Kansino is a top choice for Dutch casino lovers, offering a wide range of incredible games, including the ever popular Sweet Bonanza. This exciting slot game has captured the hearts of Dutch gamers with its numerous attractive features. Furthermore, Kansino is a licensed online casino regulated by the Dutch Gaming Authority…
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Sweet Bonanza claims the top spot in the Netherlands played slots
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Netherlands Gambling Authority Fines Merkur Casino Almere

The Netherlands gambling authority, de Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), has fined Merkur Casino Almere €45000 for allowing a self excluding gambler access to the casino. According to the KSA's announcement, the person had previously registered on the Central Register of Exclusion of Games of Chance (Cruks) but was allowed to access the casino nine times…
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KSA: Merkur fined after self-excluded player visited casino

KSA said that the player was granted access to the Merkur Casino nine times. These incidents took place between 17 February 2022 and 2 March 2022. The player was registered with the Netherlands' self-exclusion register Cruks. This infringes upon article 30, paragraph 1.b of the Netherlands' gaming law, KOA. When attempting to check the…
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Online gambling grows, accounts total tops 860,000

The number of accounts held with online gambling companies more than doubled in the second half of last year to 860000, netting them around €1.1 billion before taxes, gambling watchdog Kansspelautoriteiten (Ksa) said in a report The number of accounts does not match the number of players as people can have several and the Ksa estimates the true…
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Dutch Online Gambling Market Grows Steadily as Player Accounts Increase by 158%

The Netherlands gambling authority, de Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), has released its latest data on the local iGaming industry revealing a significant year-on-year increase in player accounts and revenues. According to the report, gross gaming result (BSR) for the year 2022 came to €1.08 billion. This figure was lower than expected as H2 forecasts…
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Dutch Online Gambling Market Grows Steadily as Player Accounts Increase by 158%
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Dutch Gambling Authority issues its annual report, highlighting growth in online gaming

In March 2023, the Netherlands Gambling Authority (KSA) published its 2022 annual report, the first full-year report from the KSA since the Dutch regulated online-gambling market opened in October 2021. Below, we describe the highlights of the report that are relevant to the online-gambling market. Licences The KSA have issued a total of 24…
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Advertising online gambling update

Since the opening of the online gambling market in the Netherlands, a lot of developments have taken place. A ban on the use of role models in advertisements was introduced and the announced ban on untargeted advertising is expected to take effect by 1 July 2023. In addition, a tightening of the rules on the duty of care, in particular playing…
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Netherlands online casinos & player limits

After multiple delays due to the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, the Netherlands opened its regulated online gambling market on October 12021. Enactment of the Dutch Remote Gambling Act (KOA) six months prior cleared the way for players in the northwestern European country to play casino games and place sports bets via the internet. By…
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Online gambling affiliate handed €675,000 fine by Dutch regulator

The Netherlands gambling regulator has fined an online gambling affiliate for promoting Malta-licensed websites to players in the Netherlands. Gambling regulator Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) has issued a €675000 fine to Albania-based Red Ridge Marketing, the operator of affiliate websites providing reviews and links to online casinos that operate…
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KSA issues €675,000 fine to Red Ridge Marketing

This comes after KSA previously imposed an order on Red Ridge to halt the company from advertising illegally. However, KSA decided the impose the fine after the advertising continued. "Promoters of illegal games of chance providers also receive our attention," said René Jansen, KSA chairman. "They must also comply with the law, especially when it…
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Netherlands Gambling Regulator KSA Fines Bet365 for Marketing Breaches

The Dutch Gaming Authority (KSA) has imposed a fine of 400 thousand euros on Hillside New Media Malta Plc, a Bet365 company. In an investigation following a broadcast of the TV programme Kassa, the KSA found that Hillside had directed advertisements and bonuses to young adults (18-24 year olds) registered with Hillside in the period from October…
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Netherlands Gambling Regulator KSA Fines Bet365 for Marketing Breaches
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Videoslots Disputes $10 million Fine and KSA Allegations

After accusing the Dutch gaming authority Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) of abusing the online mystery shopping regime, a leading casino operator Videoslots faces the regulator's fine of €9874000 for the alleged violation of the Dutch Gaming Act. Videoslots now denies the KSA allegations resulting in the highest penalty in the Dutch regulator's history…
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Videoslots Disputes $10 million Fine and KSA Allegations
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Videoslots accuses Dutch gambling regulator of unlawfully accessing its website

Online gaming operator Videoslots has accused the gambling regulator of the Netherlands of unlawfully accessing its website. Videoslots says that the regulator first attempted to access its website as a Dutch mystery shopper in April 2022 but was prevented from doing so by the company's systems. The regulator is then said to have gained access as a…
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Global Online Casino Industry

The global gambling industry has been increasing recently, with few continents unaffected. Online casinos are coverall terms used for internet gambling and betting. The casino features live games, table games such as poker and blackjack, and chance-based games like slots and bingo. Many countries have had land-based gambling for years and have seen…
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Betsson closes Casino Winner brand

Betsson operated the brand through its Corona Ltd subsidiary, which controls both the Casino Winner and Loyal Casino businesses. The two sites - which were previously known as Kroon Casino and Oranje Casino properties respectively - are controlled through Betsson's MGA-licensed subsidiary Corona Ltd. Betsson acquired both properties in 2014 "based…
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Holland Casino Told Not to Promote Retail Locations via Online License

Image Source: Shutterstock.com The Dutch Gambling Authority, Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), urged Holland Casino, an operator that holds a land-based and online gambling license in the country, to discontinue advertising of its physical locations via its online gambling business. On Friday, the KSA published a decision, explaining that Holland Casino,…
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Peter-Paul de Goeij confident of NOGA impact on "rapidly evolving" Dutch iGaming sector

Not only was Tiina Siltanen appointed Vice Chair of the European Casino Association, Peter-Paul De Goeij was reappointed for a further two years as the leading representative of the The Netherlands Online Gambling Association (NOGA). It would be an understatement to say a lot has happened in Dutch online gambling recently - especially following…
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TonyBet gets license to operate in the Dutch online gambling market

Online sports betting operator TonyBet announced it has received a license to operate on the regulated online gambling market in the Netherlands. The permit was issued by the Dutch gambling regulator, the Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), and allows the brand to offer games of chance online under KOA, which is the Dutch Remote Gambling Act. KSA revealed…
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The Current Situation of Gambling Online in the Netherlands

While land-based gambling was possible for a long time, internet gambling in the Netherlands had been restricted. The country had a sigh of relief when it became legal on October 1, 2021. The country's legislature successfully passed the Remote Gambling Act allowing all online games of chance to become legal. Following this announcement over a year…
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Online casinos: A global industry

The online gambling market has exploded in the last few years, and there are very few continents that haven't had a considerable boost in the global gambling industry. Online casinos are the coverall terms that are used for internet gambling and betting. It includes live games, table games like poker and blackjack, as well as games of chance like…
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Dutch regulator “too limited” to tackle illegal online gambling

The report was commissioned by the government and made by consultancy Kwink Groep. It covered the KSA's activity from 2017 until 2021, a period defined by preparations for - and the eventual launch of - the Dutch online gambling market. The report noted that the KSA has devoted much of its enforcement resources towards stamping out illegal online…
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Gaming Corps approved to launch in the Netherlands

Gaming Corps will be permitted to roll out its table and slot content in the Netherlands, as well as its collection of plinko, mine and crash games. Content that will be made available to licensed operators in the country will include Penalty Champion, Tikiz N Juice, Stormy Witch, Coin Miner, Jet Lucky 2, Skyliner and Cat Ching. Gaming Corps had…
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KSA informs Holland Casino not to advertise land-based properties on its website

Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), the Dutch gambling regulator, has notified Holland Casino, an operator holding a Dutch land-based and online gambling license, to stop advertising its physical locations through its iGaming website as it is against the law in the Dutch regulated market. The investigation: In October 2021, the KSA discovered that the…
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KSA informs Holland Casino not to advertise land-based properties on its website
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Holland Casino Warned for Breach of iGaming Advertising Regulations

The Netherlands gambling regulator Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) has warned Holland Casino that it must cease advertising land-based casino locations on its gambling website. An investigation carried out by the KSA found that in October 2021, when Holland's iGaming industry became fully legalized, Holland Casino's online gambling website featured links…
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KSA tells Holland Casino not to advertise land-based properties on website

In October 2021, the KSA found that the online site contained links that led to information about the company's physical locations, which is against the law in the Dutch market. On December 2, the authority noted that the "Remote Games of Chance Decree states that an online licence holder may not advertise on its website for services and goods…
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Holland Casino ordered to remove land-based casino ads from site

In October last year, the KSA discovered that Holland Casino's licensed and regulated igaming site contained links that when clicked on, led visitors to information about the operator's physical casinos across the country. KSA deemed this to be a breach of Article 4.2, paragraph 5, of the Dutch Remote Games of Chance Decree, in that an online…
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3 Oaks Gaming inks agreement with St8.io Casino games and marketing tools distributor 3 Oaks Gaming has signed a new deal with casino aggregator platform St8.io to deliver its portfolio of slot games to the platform's operator network. Sebastian Damian, MD at 3 Oaks Gaming, said: "We are extremely dedicated to giving our players the chance to…
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KSA tells operators to stop providing cashback bonuses

The Netherlands' Gaming Authority (KSA) has told all its licensees to stop providing bonuses in the form of cashbacks on concern it will lead to riskier gambling behaviour. In a statement, the KSA said it had sent a letter explaining that offering a bonus in this form isn't permitted and operators risk enforcement action by the regulator. A…
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KSA Asks Licensees to Stop Offering Cashback Bonuses

The Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), the Netherlands' gambling authority, contacted legal online gambling operators, asking them to stop offering cashback bonuses. The regulator reminded its licensees that such offerings are illegal in the country. In a letter, the KSA ordered gambling companies in the country to immediately stop offering cashback…
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Operators under tax investigation for Dutch grey-market gambling

The memo was dated 28 October, 2021 - four weeks after the Dutch online gambling market launched. The memo was written by the Corporate Service for Professional Technology (CD VT) within the Tax and Customs Administration and was sent to "Dutch online gambling companies". It was revealed last week following a freedom of information request. The…
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Operators under tax investigation for Dutch grey-market gambling
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Netherlands Gambling Regulator Fines Toto for Marketing to Young Adults

The Netherlands gambling regulator, Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), has fined online gambling operator Toto Online €400000 for marketing its products and services to young adults. According to the regulator, an investigation found that Toto Online had sent out promotional emails to its entire customer base from October 1st 2021 to February 1st, 2022.…
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Netherlands Gambling Regulator Fines Toto for Marketing to Young Adults
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Netherlands regulator launches new illegal gambling crackdown

Dutch gambling regulator Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) is launching an investigation into affiliates promoting unlicensed online gambling. The regulator said that its efforts to combat illegal gambling had led to the discovery of "so-called affiliate websites" that appear to specifically target vulnerable individuals. These include affiliate websites…
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KSA: Reduce gambling ads at World Cup or risk greater backlash

The upcoming ban on "untargeted" advertising will mean broadcast ads will be banned from 1 January which will be followed up by a sponsorship ban by 2025. This will complement the existing rules prohibiting role models in Dutch gaming ads, announced on 16 June. While the World Cup will occur before the implementation of the new rules, in a new…
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Diligence in Gaming and Smart Gaming team up once again for Dutch market entry

Smart Gaming has officially gained entry into the Dutch regulated gambling market by signing a deal with its biggest supporter, Diligence in Gaming. The latter will support its newest partner and its casino brand betnation.nl. New deal: This deal is not the first time the duo have collaborated. Formerly, Diligence in Gaming joined forces with Smart…
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Diligence in Gaming and Smart Gaming team up once again for Dutch market entry
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One Casino becomes Netherlands’ 23rd iGaming licensee

A 23 iGaming licence has been granted in the Netherlands, the country's regulator Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) has announced. Hot on the heels of the country's 20, 21 and 22licensees, One Casino Limited has received approval "to offer games of chance via the internet." In September, the KSA issued three iGaming licences: one to Tulipa Ent, one to Smart…
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One Casino becomes Netherlands’ 23rd iGaming licensee
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Going Dutch: Insight into the new Regulations for Online Casinos in the Netherlands

Gone are the days when the Netherlands was a grey market for the online casino industry. With the new regulations finally coming into effect in late 2021, several international players have jumped at the opportunity to compete with former state monopoly holder Holland Casino for the lucrative Dutch market. As we approach the anniversary of the…
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KSA provides legal online gambling market update

The Dutch Gambling Authority (KSA) has provided an update on the state of affairs for the legal market for online games of chance in the country, which opened on 1 October 2021. The authority noted that the market is "showing itself to be quite stable", with monthly gross game result (BSR - stake minus prizes paid) of approximately €80m…
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KSA provides legal online gambling market update
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Netherlands online gambling revenue stable as licensees increase

The Netherlands' regulated online gambling market generated gross gaming revenue of €569.7m in the first seven months of this year, with the three largest operators holding 60-70 per cent market share. The latest data from Dutch gambling regulator Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) shows that monthly gross gaming revenue (GGR) has remained stable at between…
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Netherlands online gambling revenue stable as licensees increase
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Dutch self-exclusion system back online after DigiD malfunction

Earlier this week, KSA announced that all new registrations with Cruks had been halted due to a problem with DigiD, a form of online ID in the country. This meant it was not possible to register with Cruks or for a player to change their registration. The fault has now been resolved and new registrations with Cruks are now possible again. KSA noted…
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Dutch self-exclusions halted after DigiD malfunction

Dutch gambling regulator de Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) said a malfunction with DigiD, a form of online ID in the country, meant it is not currently possible to register with Cruks or for a player to change their registration, Licensed gambling operators in the Netherlands are, however, able to carry out checks on customers to see if they are…
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KSA Grants Its 22nd License to Holland Gaming

Netherland's gaming regulator KSA has issued its 22nd online gaming license The license was handed to Holland Gaming Technology The company does not yet run any Business-to-Consumer operations Image Source: Shutterstock.com After asking LCS Limited to stop offering its gaming products in the Netherlands, De Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) has awarded its…
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Smart Gaming granted Dutch online gaming licence

Another online gaming licence has been granted within the Dutch market, taking the total number of licence holders to 21. The Remote Gambling Act in the Netherlands was long awaited, taking years to come to the fore amid many political delays. However, on 1 October 2021, the Dutch online gambling market finally launched and, almost a year on, Smart…
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KSA-commissioned Gambling Harm Research Programme to Begin This Year

The Dutch Gambling Authority, Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), has announced that its research programme into gambling harm and problem gambling will commence later this year. Commissioned by the KSA and taking place between 2022 and 2025, the "prevention of gambling addiction" survey will aim to contribute to prevention and treatment of gambling…
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Netherlands to launch gambling addiction prevention program

The Netherlands and ZonMw are going to launch the "" program developed by the latter in a bid to better address gambling addiction in the country. The program is spearheaded by ZonMw in collaboration with the Dutch Gaming Authority (KSA) and will seek to address a range of issues that stem from reckless gambling behavior, such as gambling-related…
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Netherlands to launch gambling addiction prevention program
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LiveScore Bet Joins Dutch Online Gambling Association NOGA

LiveScore Bet is operated by LiveScore Malta Limited, which is part of the Anzo Group, and it has been carrying its commitment to safety ever since receiving its license from the Dutch regulator. The move to become a member of the Dutch Online Gambling Association attests to that. The Netherlands Online Gambling Association (NOGA) welcomed…
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Dutch Media Giant Weighs Challenge to Gambling Ad Ban

Dutch media company Talpa is looking into challenging a ban on gambling advertisements. "untargeted" and "high-risk" games, including online and casino games The Netherlands introduced a wide array of rules for advertisers near the turn of the year. Among the many restrictions were that of "untargeted" and "high-risk" games, including online and…
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Dutch Media Giant Weighs Challenge to Gambling Ad Ban
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iGaming licensing sees moves abroad

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has become a hub for gambling brands since its launch in 2001. The primary mission of the commission has been to regulate compliance and ensure fair standards for online gambling companies, in order to protect existing and future players from being exploitative business practises. When consulting the latest…
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KSA Orders LCS Brands to Withdraw from Dutch Market

Dutch gambling regulator Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) has ordered Malta-based online casino group LCS Limited to immediately comply with its jurisdiction and cease and withdraw its Dutch market activities. KSA has imposed a cease-and-desist order on LCS Limited brands for "illegally offering games of chance", which have contravened the laws established…
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KSA Orders LCS Brands to Withdraw from Dutch Market
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KSA chair urges Dutch government to introduce gambling spending limits

Speaking today (7 September) at conference of the European Association for the Study of Gambling (EASG), Jansen said tighter limits imposed by the government would help to control gambling behaviour Jansen added that the duty of care of operators should go further than simply applying a limit, saying this should not be an excuse to "sit back" until…
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Dutch regulator issues warning to another illegal Malta-licensed operator

Dutch gambling regulator Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) has issued a cease and desist order to LCS Limited for offering online casino games to players in the Netherlands without a local license. An investigation by the KSA found that Malta-licensed operator LCS had been in violation of the country's Gambling Act for illegally targeting the Dutch market…
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Dutch regulator issues cease-and-desist order to LCS Limited

The operator was found to have offered online games of chance to consumers in the Netherlands via its Sons of Slots brand. During an investigation that ran from March until July, players were able to deposit funds and play games via the Slots-of-sons.com website, despite LCS not having a licence to operate the site in the Netherlands. The KSA…
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How Dutch iGaming Is Growing Consistently

Globally, the igaming market is one of the fast-growing industries. After covid, Dutch gambling has transformed incredibly into a legal market offering various opportunities. With time, people are enjoying better games and chances to win more. However, what about the overall financial growth of Dutch online casinos? Before 2021, playing online…
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SYNOT Games is now live at JACKS.NL

This deal marks SYNOT Games' debut in the regulated Dutch market and the continuance of the impressive European expansion, with the freshly KSA-certified operator already hugely popular with Dutch audiences. A wide selection of much-loved titles, including Book of Secrets, Fruity Gold, Firebird Double 27, and Respin Joker will be accessible in the…
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Greentube enhances market presence in Netherlands and Belgium with Circus

Greentube, the NOVOMATIC Digital Gaming and Entertainment division, has taken its wide-ranging games catalogue live in the regulated Dutch and Belgian markets with Gaming1's B2C brand Circus. Circus customers in both countries can now enjoy titles from Greentube's comprehensive portfolio, which includes an array of top-performing classics such…
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Greentube enhances market presence in Netherlands and Belgium with Circus
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Dutch self-exclusion system exceeds 20,000 registrations

The system went live in October of last year to coincide with the opening of the country's regulated online gambling market. The country's new gambling act requires licensed online and retail operators to check Cruks before allowing a player to gamble. As of the end of July, Cruks had been consulted more than 148 million times. Consumers have the…
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Dutch self-exclusion system exceeds 20,000 registrations
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The Netherlands’ Self-Exclusion Register Reaches 20,000 Participants

Ten months ago, the Netherlands updated its gambling regulations and legalized online gambling. The Dutch Gaming Authority (KSA) implemented various player protection measures, including a voluntary self-exclusion register. According to the latest data released by the regulator, over 20000 gamblers have used this option. 5000 have signed up in the…
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The Netherlands’ Self-Exclusion Register Reaches 20,000 Participants
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KSA Warns Dutch Lottery Operators After “Risky Games of Chance” Offerings

The Dutch Gambling Authority Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) has revealed that it has found increasing cases of lottery operators in the country providing unlicensed products. Lotteries are not permitted to provide online gaming products such as casino and slot titles, due to these offerings being considered riskier than standard lotteries. Although both…
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KSA Warns Dutch Lottery Operators After “Risky Games of Chance” Offerings
Casino Guru

KSA flags issues with lottery operators featuring “online game elements”

The Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) has flagged a new issue with the country's gambling industry. According to the watchdog, lottery operators in the Netherlands are increasingly featuring " online game elements " in their offer, potentially coloring around the lines of their license permits. As a result, the KSA has undertaken an investigation to…
Lottery
KSA flags issues with lottery operators featuring “online game elements”
Casino Guru

On Air Entertainment creates Dutch live casino environment with new launch

On Air Entertainment has announced that its Live Casino games have hit the ground running in the Netherlands. This has been made possible thanks to official regulatory approval by the Kannsslautoriteit (KSA), which now enables On Air to pursue new avenues of opportunities in the highly-regulated and lucrative market. The license agreement clears On…
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On Air Entertainment creates Dutch live casino environment with new launch
Gambling News

KSA Probes into Lotteries Mixing Lottery with Online Gambling

Seeking to better protect lottery consumers, the Netherlands Gambling Authority, Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), announced it launched a new investigation. The regulator unveiled that the investigation is the result of lottery operators "increasingly adding online game elements to their offer." Probing into mixing lottery with online gambling, the KSA…
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KSA Probes into Lotteries Mixing Lottery with Online Gambling
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Latest Changes at Online Casinos in The Netherlands

Recently, the Netherlands took a significant step forward by passing legislation that legalized casino gaming. The conclusion of the several arguments that came before it resulted in the postponement of the ultimate decision about legalization. Nevertheless, it is now lawful, and several different alterations have taken place while generating a lot…
Law
Latest Changes at Online Casinos in The Netherlands
iGaming Business

Slotegrator reviews the worldwide trend of gambling legalisation

More and more countries are coming to the conclusion that regulating igaming makes infinitely more sense than trying to ban it. Government authorities around the world are waking up to the fact that prohibiting gambling simply creates the perfect conditions for the black market to thrive, fails to protect players, and deprives the national budget…
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Slotegrator reviews the worldwide trend of gambling legalisation
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Dutch regulator imposes a cease and desist order on Gammix for illegal online gambling offer

The Dutch Gaming Authority, Kansspelautoriteit (Ksa), announced the imposition of a cease and desist order on Gammix for illegally offering online games of chance. Should Gammix persist, the company will have to pay a penalty of €1.47 million ($1.48 million) a week, up to a maximum of nearly €4.5 million ($4.53 million). The Ksa has established…
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Dutch regulator imposes a cease and desist order on Gammix for illegal online gambling offer
Gaming Intelligence

KSA issues warning to Malta-licensed operator Gammix

Dutch gambling regulator Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) has issued a cease and desist order to Gammix for offering online casino games to players in the Netherlands without a local license. An investigation by the KSA in March found that Malta-licensed operator Gammix was illegally targeting the Dutch market with its Nordslot.com and Rantcasino.com…
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KSA issues warning to Malta-licensed operator Gammix
Gambling News

KSA to Fine Gammix If It Doesn’t Exit the Netherlands

The Dutch gambling watchdog, the Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), has set its sights on Gammix Limited, an online gambling operator. Gammix is currently offering gambling to gamblers in the Netherlands despite not holding a license. A recent investigation found out that rantcasino.com and nordslot.com, two of Gammix's iGaming brands, are available in the…
Law
KSA to Fine Gammix If It Doesn’t Exit the Netherlands
Gambling News

No Mandatory Loss Limits for Online Gamblers in the Netherlands

Franc Weerwind, Dutch minister for legal protection who is also responsible for gambling legislation, was questioned by MPs regarding the possible introduction of obligatory loss limits for gamblers. Weerwind's answers, which discarded mandatory restrictions on losses, showed that the minister has a balanced and pragmatic approach to gambling…
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No Mandatory Loss Limits for Online Gamblers in the Netherlands
World Casino News

Oryx iGaming content live with Fair Play Netherlands

On the heels of its latest commercial deal for the UK market, Bragg Gaming Group (NASDAQ: BRAG) company Oryx Gaming has partnered with Dutch land-based operator Fair Play Casino for its online interest fairplaycasino.nl, further cementing its position in the Netherlands, which now represents the global B2B gaming technology provider's "top…
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Oryx iGaming content live with Fair Play Netherlands
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Kindred gets licensed to enter Netherlands online gaming market with Unibet brand

Online gambling operator Kindred Group announced Wednesday that it has been granted a gambling license by the Netherlands Gambling Authority (Kansspelautoriteit, KSA). Kindred's flagship brand Unibet will launch its Unibet.nl site in the coming days and a Capital Markets Day will be hosted on September 14. The license allows Kindred Group to offer…
Law
Kindred gets licensed to enter Netherlands online gaming market with Unibet brand
European Gaming

Kindred secures gambling licence in the Netherlands

Kindred Group has been granted a gambling licence by the Netherlands Gambling Authority. The licence is an important part of Kindred's strategy to operate in locally licenced markets and follows an extensive application process including successful completion of relevant audits. Kindred's flagship brand Unibet will launch its Unibet.nl site in the…
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Kindred secures gambling licence in the Netherlands
iGaming Business

Dutch survey reveals increase in gambling ad exposure

The study was conducted by Ipsos among a representative group of Dutch adults aged 18 years and older, and a representative group of young adult Dutch people aged 18 to 34 years old. The study took place between 14 February and 23 February 2022. The second annual NOGA Online Gambling Barometer 2022 found that both young people and other adults have…
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Dutch survey reveals increase in gambling ad exposure
European Gaming

Dutch Regulator Issues Warning to Affiliates Over Gambling Advertising

Dutch gambling regulator de Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) has written to more than 50 affiliate sites active in the country to remind them of the laws regarding the advertising of online gambling. The KSA said it recognised that gambling operators often use affiliate websites to advertise their offering, with users able to click banner adverts or links…
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World Casino News

Dutch gaming regulator announces issue with 37 operator permits

In every region around the world where gambling is a legal activity, certain rules and regulations must be followed. This includes licensing. In the Netherlands, the Gaming Authority known as Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) is in charge of ensuring that those who offer gambling services are authorized to do so. This week, the KSA announced that it has…
Gaming Authorities
Dutch gaming regulator announces issue with 37 operator permits
SBC News

KSA launches investigation into gambling adverts impact on minors

The Dutch Gambling Authority, Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), has initiated an investigation into advertising by betting firms in the country that may be accessible by underage consumers. Issuing an update, the KSA detailed that the research will consist of two parts - firstly, the authority will request information from licensed providers to confirm…
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KSA launches investigation into gambling adverts impact on minors
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Dutch Police Arrest 12 in Illegal Gambling Sting Operation

Dutch police have arrested 12 individuals after raids in four different areas of the country. alleged illegal gambling, drug trafficking, and money laundering Investigations in Soesterberg, Zeist, Vinkeveen and Rotterdam related to alleged illegal gambling, drug trafficking, and money laundering led to the stings, which took place on Wednesday and…
Law
Dutch Police Arrest 12 in Illegal Gambling Sting Operation
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Netherlands Online Casinos: The Best Sites For Dutch Gamblers

The Netherlands is a country that is well-known for its liberal attitude towards gambling. This means that there are plenty of online casinos available to Dutch players. However, not all of these casinos are created equal. The Netherlands has one of the most dynamic and well-regulated gaming sectors. The Netherlands offers its players one of…
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Netherlands Online Casinos: The Best Sites For Dutch Gamblers
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Navigating Gambling Regulations in 2022

As a prequel to the annual ICE conference taking place in London this week, DLA Piper's London office played host to DLA Piper professionals and clients from across the gambling industry to discuss the latest regulatory developments in the sector. The Spanish Royal Decree on Commercial Communications - Mikel Arana (Spanish Gambling Regulator) The…
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Navigating Gambling Regulations in 2022