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Dutch KSA appoints ‘Security Pro’ Ronald Prins to lead advisory

Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) the gambling regulatory authority for the Netherlands has confirmed the appointment of Ronald Prins as new Chairman of the KSA Advisory Board, succeeding incumbent Arthur Docters van Leeuwen. Established in 2014, the KSA Advisory Board assists the regulatory authority and wider stakeholders with advice and guidance on a number of disciplines, ranging from policy making, gambling standards, public …

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Dutch KSA opens up consultation on player protection measures

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Dutch gambling regulator Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) has set out to gather the opinions from the gambling industry and stakeholders regarding player protection measures as part of an industry-wide consultation. The Dutch Senate recently passed its Remote Gaming Act after debating the bill for two and a half years. But following the approval of the legislation, the KSA has been tasked with …

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Dutch KSA increases illegal online gambling fines as part of policy review

Dutch regulator Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) has upped its minimum illegal online gambling sanctions from €150,000 up to €200,000 following the decision from the country’s Senate to approve its Remote Gaming Act. The fines, which come into force today, may be subject to change depending on the number of illegal sites and games as well as the number of bonuses and prizes …

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Dutch KSA faces political pressure to ‘punish cowboys’

Following two and a half years of debate and obstruction, on 19 February the Netherlands House of Representatives, moved to approve the nation’s ‘Remote Gaming Act’ (Netherlands RGA), laying foundations for a licensed online gambling marketplace, compliant with EU competition standards. European industry stakeholders, currently waiting for the Act’s mandate to be passed into Dutch law through the process of …

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Dutch senate passes Remote Gaming Act after years in limbo

Two and a half years after the original bill was passed in its House of Representatives, the Dutch Senate has finally passed its Remote Gaming Act, paving the way for igaming regulation across the Netherlands.  With the aim of addressing the unregulated online gambling market for Dutch consumers, the new legislative framework will be integrated into law through a Royal …

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Winning Post – Online regulation gets up and running in Sweden

Regulus Partners, the strategic consultancy focused on international gambling and related industries, takes a look at some key developments for the gambling industry in its ‘Winning Post’ column. Italy: gambling duties – felice anno nuovo? The Italian government ended 2018 with further material tax rises for its commercial betting and gaming sectors. In the machine sector, AWP and VLT duties will …

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Rene Jansen takes charge of KSA, as Kamer prepares for ‘crunch gambling review’

Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) the Netherlands national gambling regulator has confirmed the appointment of René Jansen as new Chairman. A seasoned Dutch policy veteran, Jansen will take charge of the KSA from 1 October, as the Kamer and advisory departments review new directives attached to the Netherlands pending revamp of its national gambling regulatory framework. Jansen who has previously acted as general …

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Betsson’s Dutch entity Corona Ltd issued €300,000 fine

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The Netherlands Gaming Authority, De Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), has issued a €300,000 fine, to Corona Ltd for offering gaming to customers in the country without the required local licence. Corona, a subsidiary in the Betsson group and operator of the Oranje and Kroon online casino brands, has detailed that it is currently locked in internal deliberations and assessments, as the group …

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Dutch VVD pushes for forward motion on Dutch Remote Gambling

Industry stakeholders await news as to whether the Dutch Kamer (Parliament) will proceed with reviewing new amendments attached to the Netherlands’ long-awaited Remote Gambling Bill. 2018 has proved to be yet another year of delays and obstructions with regards to legalising Dutch online gambling services, as the Remote Bill enters its second year in standstill motion. Last June, Sander Dekker …

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The World Cup’s Finest with Kambi’s Jonathon Hurst

In The World Cup’s Finest we ask various individuals to delve into their own personal history of football’s quadrennial showpiece extravaganza, selecting a number of favourites as well as revealing what is their very first World Cup memory. Leading The World Cup’s finest into the final three is Jonathon Hurst, Kambi’s Head of Live Football, who reveals a soft spot …

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