Tag Archives: KOA

KSA warns affiliates to follow KOA advertising rules 

Dutch gambling regulator Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) has written to ‘more than 50 affiliates’ warning them that KOA online gambling laws must be applied to their advertising activities.   The warning follows an investigation by KSA of affiliates used by licensed KOA operators to promote their online gambling services. The regulator notified affiliates that all campaigns targeting Dutch consumers must follow KOA regime …

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Kindred forecasts 30% revenue slump due to Dutch KOA drag

Kindred Group has notified investors that it anticipates a 30% revenue decline in corporate revenues to £247 million, as a result of ‘temporary Dutch market headwinds’ impacting its business.  The Stockholm-listed online gambling group issued a pre-close trading update ahead of its Q1 earnings call on Thursday 28 April, alerting investors of its expected + £100 million slump in revenues. …

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ZeTurf’s  ZEbet.nl joins KOA sports betting ranks 

Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), the Netherlands gambling regulator, has issued a short statement confirming that it has granted a KOA remote gambling licence to domestic incumbent ZEbetting & Gaming Nederland BV.  The licence will allow ZEbetting to maintain its status as the official operator of betting and totaliser services for Dutch horseracing offered by ZEturf.nl, whilst allowing the company to expand its …

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KSA forms expert panel to oversee CRUKS self-exclusion conflicts 

Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) – the Netherlands gambling authority – has announced the appointment of its panel of experts that will provide oversight on involuntary registrations submitted to CRUKS – the central self-exclusion registry.  The launch of the KOA Regime on 1 October saw the Netherlands regulate its online gambling marketplace. As a compliance command of the KOA Regime, all licensed operators …

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Recapitalised Gambling.com outlines fresh US and Euro prospects 

Completing its first full trading quarter as a Global Nasdaq enterprise, Gambling.com Group has recorded Q3 group revenues of $10.1 million, up 37% on corresponding 2020 results of $7.4 million.  Though registering a 4% decline in new depositing customers (NDCs) to 27,000, revenue performance was optimised by the “improved monetisation of customers through new technologies improving its product mix and …

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The Netherlands begins its online gambling journey under KOA 

The Netherlands has formally launched its online gambling marketplace, which will operate under the rules and regulations of the ‘KOA’ Remote Gambling Act.  KOA’s ascent into law sees the Dutch Kamer complete a near decade-long journey to approve the Netherlands’ first online gambling framework. In 2016, the Dutch regulatory authority – Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) – had to halt the launch of …

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KOA applicants urge KSA to clarify cooling-off commands 

Entain Plc and Kindred Group have reaffirmed their intent to join the Netherlands KOA online gambling marketplace which is due to launch on 1 October.  Yesterday, KOA’s first 10 licenced applicants were disclosed by Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), the Netherlands’ gambling regulatory authority. Presumed to be taking part in the KOA’s first licensing window, European igaming giants Entain and Kindred withdrew their …

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René Jansen: Only 10 operators qualify for first KOA licensing window 

 There will be 10 licensed operators to start in the Netherlands’ new KOA online gambling regime, which will officially open on Friday 1 October. The development was disclosed by René Jansen, chairman of Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) – the Netherlands gambling regulatory authority – who was speaking to delegates of the Gaming in Holland Conference.  The 10 applicants will be revealed by …

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