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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.


Four and a Half Years On, Over 100 Operators are Still Interested in the Dutch Online Gambling Market
Four and a Half Years On, Over 100 Operators are Still Interested in the Dutch Online Gambling Market

In something of a déjà vu for the industry, the KSA’s new “expression of interest” form once again sees some 125 companies dutifully fill it out.


Dutch Regulator Targets January 2021 Go-Live Date for Regulated Gambling Market
Dutch Regulator Targets January 2021 Go-Live Date for Regulated Gambling Market

Application process still a year away with market opening six months after, says KSA Chairman René Jansen.


Betsson Welcomes Dutch Remote Gambling Act  But Warns Over Cooling-Off Period
Betsson Welcomes Dutch Remote Gambling Act But Warns Over Cooling-Off Period

The Dutch Gambling Authority has previously levied a heavy fine on Betsson Group subsidiary for operating in the Dutch market without a local license.


Dutch Senate Approves Remote Gambling Act--and Two-Year Cooling Off Period for Illegal Operators
Dutch Senate Approves Remote Gambling Act—and Two-Year Cooling Off Period for Illegal Operators

The Government has said that the licensing process will begin in mid-2020.


International Operators Confident Dutch Blackout Will Not Apply to Them
International Operators Confident Dutch Blackout Will Not Apply to Them

If “actively” targeting Dutch customers is defined by the priority criteria, large operators like The Stars Group and Kindred should not be impacted by “cooling off” period.


Dutch Minister Confirms Blackout Period for Illegal Gambling Operators
Dutch Minister Confirms Blackout Period for Illegal Gambling Operators

Bad news for operators who “actively” target Dutch players as they face a blackout period.


Blackout Period on the Cards as Dutch Senate Debates Online Gambling Bill
Blackout Period on the Cards as Dutch Senate Debates Online Gambling Bill

Gambling reform has the support to move forward, but concerns over the definition of illegal gambling and the idea of a blackout period for existing operators are now a stumbling block.


Court Rules in Favor of Dutch PokerStars Players, Exempts Them From Paying Tax
Court Rules in Favor of Dutch PokerStars Players, Exempts Them From Paying Tax

Dutch online poker players playing at PokerStars.EU are not liable to tax after a recent court ruling.


Is Dutch Online Gambling Liberalization Ever Going to Happen?
Is Dutch Online Gambling Liberalization Ever Going to Happen?

There are clear benefits to liberalized gambling regulation in the Netherlands for all stakeholders, yet there are questions over when—even if—it will come to pass.


Dutch Government Finally Progresses Remote Gambling Liberalization
Dutch Government Finally Progresses Remote Gambling Liberalization

The legislative process “can be resumed vigorously” following a clear signal from new government of its commitment to the Remote Gambling Act.