EGBA urges Netherlands to introduce online gambling framework

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The European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) has called on Dutch lawmakers to introduce an online gambling framework to help protect consumers and allow Netherlands to benefit from online gambling taxation. Yesterday, the country’s Senate started a debate on a Remote Gaming Bill which was passed by the House of Representatives in 2016 but has not progressed further since. The …

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Betsson complains against Netherlands

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Betsson has written to the European Commission regarding a continued breach by the Dutch authorities of EU law. The action takes place after five years of waiting for Netherlands to pass laws to bringing its gambling regulatory framework in line with the EU and follows new stricter legislation that came into effect in June and regards unlicensed operators offering their …

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The Netherlands makes a move against illegal casinos

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On 6th of December, Dutch gambling regulator Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) has announced that it will take even harder measures to clean up the online casino market. Until now, an online casino had to pay a fine of up to 150,000 EUR if its services were used by the Dutch residence. Today the Netherlands have confirmed that the size of this fine …

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Remote Gaming Bill in Netherlands passed

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Remote Gaming Bill in Netherlands was passed by the Dutch parliament this week. On Thursday, landmark votes paved the way for a fully regulated online gaming market to operate in the country for the first time. The bill will most likely be accepted by the Dutch Senate later this year and the regulation will be in power in 2017. Under …

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Higher online gaming tax in Netherlands

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Dutch Representatives Jeroen van Wijngaarden and Mei Li Vos have advocated higer online gaming tax in Netherlands. Jeroen van Wijngaarden and Mei Li Vos, two representatives of ruling coalition parties VVD and PvdA have proposed a series of amendments (1, 2, 3) to the Dutch remote gaming bill in order to impose a  higher online gaming tax in Netherlands. The …