KSA’s advertising guide presented before the launch of Dutch igaming

The Dutch Gambling Regulatory Authority (KSA) launched the player advertising and recruitment guide ahead of the launch of the licensed online gambling market regulated by the Netherlands on 1 October. This guide comes after the regulator received questions about the illegal targeting of gambling advertising to vulnerable groups, such as minors, and advertising featuring professional athletes and sports teams. In accordance with Article 2 of … Continue

Dutch national lottery to separate lottery and sports betting accounts

The Dutch National Lottery (Nationale Loterij) has declared its intention to separate online accounts for lottery and sports betting, ahead of the country launching its regulated online gambling market in 2021. Starting from 1 March 2021, customers that want to place online sports bets and also play lottery games over the internet will need to have separate accounts for each vertical. The Dutch National Lottery … Continue

Dutch online gaming postponed yet again

The Netherlands online gaming postponed yet again, and the Remote Gambling Act is set to come into effect on March 1, 2021, while the market will be ready to start on September 1. The Minister for Legal Protection Sander Dekker confirmed in a letter that the legislation would come into force two months later than planned and that the market will open six months later. … Continue

The Maltese and Dutch authorities will work together to combat illegal activity

The authorities of Malta and the Netherlands Kansspelautoriteit have signed a memorandum of understanding to work together to combat criminal gambling activities. The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) and the Dutch regulatory authority Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) have concluded a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to assist in tackling illegal activities in their respective markets. The authorities agreed to share information and best practices and to discuss policies in … Continue

Age verification rule for Dutch players

Starting with January 1st, 2020, the Dutch Gaming Authority (KSA) added the age verification as a priority criterion for the online active gaming operators. Online gaming operators in the Netherlands who failed to verify the age of players risk being added to a “bad actor” list ahead of the introduction of the country’s licensed gambling framework in 2021. The KSA announced that from 2020, all … Continue

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