Tag Archives: Kansspelautoriteit (KSA)

NOGA calls for stricter self-regulation in Dutch gambling advertising

 Peter-Paul de Goeij, Managing Director of NOGA – The Netherlands Online Gambling Association – has criticised the recent draft online gambling advertising code as was suggested by incumbent land-based operators. Issuing a response to news coverage on Dutch public broadcaster NOS, De Goeij said the draft self-regulating code will not provide Dutch consumers with enough protection against an impending gambling …

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KSA issues final guidance on KOA advertising rules

Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), the Netherlands gambling regulatory authority, has issued its final guidance on the advertising and player acquisition requirements of the KOA Regime, which is due to launch on 1 October.  The guidance supplements KSA ‘Games of Chance’ advertising requirements, made available to all prospective KOA licensees on 1 April – the date KSA launched its licensing application window. KSA …

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KSA publishes full KOA online gambling reporting duties

Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), the Netherlands gambling regulatory authority, has published its reporting requirements that will be applied by all operators observing the new laws of the ‘Remote Gambling Act’ (KOA Act).  The full disclosure of ‘reporting obligations’ has been published on the Dutch government’s official gazette, warning licensees of their duties ahead of the launch of KOA regime on 1 October. …

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KSA serves Nederlandse Loterij with €10,000 fine for advertising to minors

Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), the Netherlands gambling regulatory authority has issued a €10,000 fine to ‘Lotto NL’ a subsidiary brand of Nederlandse Loterij (NLO), having uncovered advertisements of its EuroJackpot game being displayed on girlscene.nl –  a website primarily aimed towards minors. Dutch legislation prohibits the targeting of games of chance advertising at minors because they are particularly vulnerable to developing a gambling addiction at …

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René Jansen calls for the re-establishment of EU expert group on gambling

In his first address as Chair of The European Forum for Gambling Regulators (GREF), René Jansen has called for the European Commission (EC) to re-establish an ‘EU expert group’ on gambling laws and standards.  Jansen, the chairman of Dutch regulatory agency Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), made his address while participating in a webinar hosted by the European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA). …

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NOGA expands domestic reach with LeoVegas integration

The Netherlands Online Gaming Association (NOGA) has made another step towards achieving its goal of representing the majority of online gaming operators in the upcoming Dutch market, having integrated casino platform LeoVegas.  Stockholm-registered LeoVegas joins NOGA ahead of the opening of the licensing window for prospective operators vying to enter the Dutch gambling sector on 1 October. NOGA underscored the …

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L&L Europe and BetBlocker collaborate on Dutch language blocking app

L&L Europe has formed a partnership with BetBlocker focused on the Netherlands, with the aim of creating a Dutch language gambling block application ahead of the launch of the country’s online regulated betting market. The partnership represents an expansion of L&L Europe’s support of BetBlocker, having promoted the tool to its UK customers since 2018.  Jan Wienk, Marketing Manager and …

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KOA licensing window launch hit by a slight delay

Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), the Netherlands gambling regulator, has delayed the opening of the ‘Remote Gambling Act’ (KOA Act) licensing window, which was scheduled to launch this morning. Updating incumbents, the KSA posted a message on its website stating that its digital portal for KOA applications had registered a flaw during final testing.  The KSA maintains that it will issue a 1 …

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KSA reminds applicants of Dutch duties ahead of opening KOA licensing window

Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) has published its ‘2020 Annual Report’, detailing the new standards and laws which will radically overhaul the Dutch online gambling market with the implementation of the ‘Remote Gambling Act’ (KOA Act) regime during 2021. Moving to launch the KOA Act’s licensing window on Thursday 1 April, KSA revealed that it has received a total of 40 licence applications …

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KSA expands AML duties of the Dutch KOA Act

Dutch gambling regulator Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) has added further amendments to the approved ‘Remote Gaming Act’ (KOA Act) as it moves to launch the country’s online gambling licensing window from 1 April 2021. KSA informed that it had approved ‘wwft guidelines’ to be added to the KOA Act – as a means to strengthen the legislation’s remit on the prevention of …

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