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Best of PRO This Week: The Netherlands Gaming Bill, Svenska Spel and Offshore Sites Benefit from Regulated US Market
Best of PRO This Week: The Netherlands Gaming Bill, Svenska Spel and Offshore Sites Benefit from Regulated US Market

Our weekly round-up of the special features, columns and news published exclusively on pokerfuse PRO.


Dutch Gaming Bill Presented to House
Dutch Gaming Bill Presented to House

Details of Netherlands gambling bill revealed.


Joe Cada Adds a Second Bracelet to his WSOP Main Event Win
Joe Cada Adds a Second Bracelet to his WSOP Main Event Win

The PokerStars Team Pro is the first player of the modern era to win a bracelet after a victory in the Main Event.


Dutch Players Face Financial Blocks on Banks, Payment Processors by Spring
Dutch Players Face Financial Blocks on Banks, Payment Processors by Spring

New laws will not be in force until mid 2015 but the Dutch regulator is establishing anti-gray market measures earlier.


Dutch Gaming Authority Sets Out Priorities for Targeting Gray Market Operators
Dutch Gaming Authority Sets Out Priorities for Targeting Gray Market Operators

Operators again warned not to directly target Dutch players, ahead of new regulated expected next year.


Netherlands Regulator Fines Mansion and ONISAC €150k
Netherlands Regulator Fines Mansion and ONISAC €150k

Mansion is expected to appeal against the decision.


"Poker is Not Gambling" According to Dutch Court Ruling
“Poker is Not Gambling” According to Dutch Court Ruling

In the second ruling in four years, a court in the Netherlands rules that poker is not subject to gambling laws.


iPoker Skins Titan, Mansion Withdrawal from Canada, Finland & The Netherlands
iPoker Skins Titan, Mansion Withdrawal from Canada, Finland & The Netherlands

Market departure for Playtech-owned marketing subsidiary.


New Dutch Regulation Proposals Released
New Dutch Regulation Proposals Released

After a few weeks of delay the Dutch Government has published their proposals for national regulation of online gaming.


Netherlands Consults with Industry on New Online Gaming Regulation
Netherlands Consults with Industry on New Online Gaming Regulation

Dutch regulators have invited interested operators to a consultation on Jan 28, where proposals for a new liberal regulatory system will be discussed.


Players Should be Unaffected as Netherlands Transitions to Regulated Online Poker in 2013
Players Should be Unaffected as Netherlands Transitions to Regulated Online Poker in 2013

Despite reports to the contrary, operators are not required to withdraw from the market prior to regulation next year.


The Netherlands Will Regulate Online Poker in 2013
The Netherlands Will Regulate Online Poker in 2013

Following recent inconclusive elections, the Netherland’s Prime Minister Mark Rutte has announced a coalition agreement…


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