Tag Archives: KSA

KSA issues autoplay warning to Dutch casino operators

Online casino operators in the Netherlands have been warned by the regulatory authority, the Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), over the use of autoplay functionalities.  The reminder was issued after the KSA received a report from a player who was able to use autoplay on an online gambling machine with an unidentified operator; this practice is prohibited under Dutch law.  Customers using the …

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KSA maintains ZEbetting as Dutch racing’s totaliser monopoly

Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), the Netherlands gambling authority, has announced that ZEbetting & Gaming Nederland BV has been retained as the operating company of Dutch horseracing’s totalizer contract.  Last Autumn, KSA launched a tender for its totaliser contract that was due to expire on 30 June 2022. Updating stakeholders, KSA informed that ZEbetting’s monopoly licence had been extended for a further five …

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 EA wins long-standing Loot Box drama against Dutch KSA 

Raad Van State – The Netherlands’ State Council – has overruled Dutch gambling regulator Kansspelautoriteit’s (KSA) penalty of EA Games, which judged that ‘loot boxes’ offered by its FIFA football game could be classified as games of chance reward. FIFA Games had appealed a previous judgement sanctioned by a Hague Commercial Court that had sided with KSA’s original judgement that …

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KSA retires Dutch Cooling-Off command

Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), the Netherlands gambling authority, has confirmed that its ‘Cooling-Off’ command will expire as of Friday 1 April 2022.  The Cooling-Off command was enforced by KSA as a pre-licensing condition to safeguard the launch of the KOA Regime on October 1 2021, which saw the Netherlands establish its regulated online gambling marketplace. Spanning a period of two years and …

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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 demands improvement on online advertising campaigns

Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), the Netherlands Gambling Authority has warned KOA online gambling licensees to drastically improve the targeting of their online advertising campaigns.  This morning, the authority notified that it had sent warnings to all 11 KOA licence holders citing that ‘special attention must be paid’ to online campaigns to ensure that advertising messages are not seen ‘by vulnerable persons such …

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KSA warns consumers of inbound blackout of unlicensed websites  

Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) the Netherlands gambling authority has issued a ‘consumer warning’ that soon illegal/unlicensed websites will no longer be available to access.  The warning comes as KSA steps up its enforcement against illegal operators to safeguard Dutch gambling’s ‘legal offer’ provided under the ‘Play Safe’ mandate of the KOA Regime. Having launched the KOA Regime on 1 October, KSA swiftly …

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KSA grants 11th KOA licence to Jacks.nl

Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) – the Netherlands gambling authority – has granted an online gambling licence to JOI Gaming Limited, which will become the 11th licensed incumbent of the KOA Regime.  JOI Gaming serves as the online gambling unit of JVH Gaming & Entertainment Group – the operator of 85 land-based Jack’s, Flamingo and Flash casino properties across the Netherlands. The KOA …

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KSA launches Dutch monopoly totaliser tender

Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), the Netherlands gambling regulator, has launched its application process for the stewardship of its monopoly horseracing totaliser licence.   The monopoly contract, which is currently maintained by French racing operator ZEturf, is set to expire on 30 June 2022. KSA new contract will cover a five year period from 1 July 2022 to 30 June 2027, guaranteeing a single …

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KSA launches consultation on problem gambling data 

As the Dutch market opens up from today, Mindway AI will support its customers across the Netherlands by rolling out its responsible gambling solutions.

Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), the Netherlands gambling regulatory authority, has launched a consultation to gather insights on how operator data should be collated and interpreted to help combat gambling addiction.    Under the terms of the KOA regime, which launched the Netherlands regulated online gambling marketplace on 1 October, all licensed operators are ‘obliged to systematically register and analyse data relating to the …

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