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A Dutch court ruled in favor of Dutch players playing on PokerStars.EU domain and exempting them from 29% taxes on winnings.
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.


A coalition government promised an overhaul of its gambling regulation some six years ago, but the political process still drags on.
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.


It is the first clear statement from the new government on how it plans to proceed with the proposed gambling measures.
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.


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“The Phenomenon of Integration”: How 2017 Has Been a Turning Point for Open Liquidity in Online Poker

Across Europe, the United States and now even South America, shared liquidity has finally won out—2018 should see cross-border shared liquidities across all key existing and emerging online poker markets.


Closed liquidity may go down in online poker's relatively short history as one of its greatest mistakes.
“The Phenomenon of Integration”: How 2017 Has Been a Turning Point for Open Liquidity in Online Poker

Across Europe, the United States and now even South America, shared liquidity has finally won out—2018 should see cross-border shared liquidities across all key existing and emerging online poker markets.


Virtue Poker is seeking to raise $25 million in its ICO to build a decentralized online poker platform.
Czech’s Guarantees, Australian Updates and the Virtue of the Blockchain: This Week in Online Poker

Is there virtue in a decentralized blockchain-based online poker room? Virtue Poker hit the headlines this week touting…


Kindred CEO signaled that the company is hopeful that igaming re-regulation in Sweden and online gaming liberalization in the Netherlands is still on track for 2019.
Kindred Still Hopeful for Regulation in Sweden, the Netherlands

Its “business as usual” in the Netherlands, and the operator is still hopeful for both markets to regulate by 2019.


European regulatory news from the UK, Slovakia, Hungary, Netherlands, Belgium, Portugal, Spain and more.
Latest in iGaming Regulation: July 2017 Brief

A snapshot of all the latest in regulatory igaming developments across Europe, the United States, China, India, Australia and more.


"Beginning [in] August 2017, Google will accept applications for the distribution of gambling apps within the Play store in the United Kingdom, France and the Republic of Ireland."
Google Will Reportedly Lift Ban on Real Money Gambling Apps in Certain Markets

Licensed operators in the UK, France and Ireland can submit RMG apps from August, and new markets could come in the future.


Shared liquidity between France, Spain, Italy, and Portugal is now an odds-on favorite following the latest words from French regulator ARJEL that put in place an aggressive timeline for adoption.
Regulation Insight: Your Summer Summary

Bringing you up to speed on regulated igaming news from the last month. The UK, Malta and Gibraltar, figures from France, Italy and Spain, the latest progress from Netherlands, Sweden and Poland, all the news from the United States, and more.


Progress for igaming liberalization in the Netherlands has stalled, and opposition among potential coalition members of a new Dutch government may jeopardize its future, officials have warned.
Dutch Legislative Progress Stalls as Authority Addresses “Elephant in the Room”

Politics likely to delay igaming liberalization, and confusion still surrounds latest enforcement measures.


Norway claims success of new enforcement action with three of five payment processors withdrawing from Norway.
Online Gaming Industry Unaffected by Stricter Measures in Norway, Netherlands

Despite tough new rules in the Netherlands and new payment blocking in Norway, online poker operators continue to serve both markets.


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