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GGPoker Heralds Full Launch of Online Poker in the Netherlands
GGPoker Heralds Full Launch of Online Poker in the Netherlands

Operator sponsors local football team Almere City as it takes full advantage of being one of only two licensed Dutch online poker rooms.


Technical Difficulties Hamper Coordinated Launch of Dutch Online Gambling Market
Technical Difficulties Hamper Coordinated Launch of Dutch Online Gambling Market

GGPoker becomes the first regulated online poker room in the Netherlands, but a malfunction with the CRUKS self-exclusion tool makes for a faulty launch.


Unlicensed Operators Scramble to Exit Dutch Market
Unlicensed Operators Scramble to Exit Dutch Market

Flutter, Entain, 888 and Kindred all hastily turn off their services in the Netherlands, but confusion around the new market swirls.


GGPoker, Holland Casino to Launch Online Poker in the Netherlands on Friday
GGPoker, Holland Casino to Launch Online Poker in the Netherlands on Friday

All other online poker operators are now expected to leave the market as they await licenses.


In Major U-Turn, Unlicensed Operators Now Have to Exit Dutch Market from November 1
In Major U-Turn, Unlicensed Operators Now Have to Exit Dutch Market from November 1

Many international online poker operators, including PokerStars, partypoker and Unibet, may now have to exit the Netherlands during their “cooling off” period.


GGPoker Could be Among the First Online Poker Rooms to Launch in the Dutch Regulated Market
GGPoker Could be Among the First Online Poker Rooms to Launch in the Dutch Regulated Market

GGPoker, Holland Casino Online and Bet365 could be the first regulated online poker rooms in the Netherlands.


Dutch Regulatory Board Receives 28 License Applications for Country's New Remote Gambling Act
Dutch Regulatory Board Receives 28 License Applications for Country’s New Remote Gambling Act

After multiple delays, the Remote Gambling Act finally came into effect on April 1, with the go-live date for the Dutch gaming market set for October 1.


Dutch Tax Authorities to Refund Taxes to PokerStars.EU Players
Dutch Tax Authorities to Refund Taxes to PokerStars.EU Players

As per Dutch Attorney Pepijn Le Heux, who represents over one hundred players, the reimbursement of taxes could reach millions of Euros.


iDEAL and Team Netherlands at Heart of PokerStars' Dutch Fine
iDEAL and Team Netherlands at Heart of PokerStars’ Dutch Fine

Netherlands regulator has now levied €2.75 million in fines this year to Europe’s largest online gambling operators.


iDEAL Payments Again at the Center of Dutch Regulator's Unibet Fine
iDEAL Payments Again at the Center of Dutch Regulator’s Unibet Fine

Kindred Group appeals €470,000 fine as regulator ramps up fines ahead of market regulation.


Regulator Fines GVC for Targeting Dutch Customers with iDEAL Payments
Regulator Fines GVC for Targeting Dutch Customers with iDEAL Payments

€350,000 fine could delay operator’s entry into Dutch regulated market.


iDEAL the Key Concern as Dutch Regulator Clarifies Cooling-Off Conditions
iDEAL the Key Concern as Dutch Regulator Clarifies Cooling-Off Conditions

Two year “temporary leniency” will close in July 2021—so any operator who hopes to obtain a license must cease targeting Dutch customers immediately.


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