Operators rush to express interest in Dutch online gambling licenses

International online gambling operators are tripping over each other in a rush to express their interest in obtaining licenses to serve the newly opened Dutch market. There's definitely and Old West land rush vibe to the whole story, but will cow According to a report on CalvinAyre.com, 79 international companies have taken up Kansspeautoriteit (KSA),…

Dutch online gambling opening pushed back to 2021

If you live in the Netherlands and would like to engage in some legal, regulated online gambling, you're going to have to wait until 2021 to start rolling those electronic dice and spinning those electronic slot wheels. If you're an online gambling operator who's looking to serve the legal market in the Netherlands, you'll still…

Betsson Appealing Fine for Dutch Subsidiary

Betsson AB is asking Dutch gaming regulators to take another look at a €300,000 they've imposed on one of its local subsidiaries. At question is a penalty that Corona Ltd. incurred while allegedly serving Dutch punters without securing the proper licensing from Dutch authorities. It's a case that cleanly illustrates that messy challenges gaming operators…

Dutch Gambling Authority Tells Apple to Pull Gambling Apps

Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), the Dutch gambling authority, has ordered Apple to remove all real-money gambling apps from its Netherlands-facing apps store. The US-based technology giant is complying with the order and has pulled more than 50 apps in an effort to appease KSA. Apple's acquiescence is the culmination of an anti-gambling app effort by KSA that…

Dutch Government OK's Online Sports Betting (Some Restrictions May Apply)

The Dutch government is well on its way towards legalizing most forms of online sports betting. There are, however, a few restrictions that will remain in place as part of an effort to limit match fixing. Under the proposed measures, which have actually been languishing in committee for over a year, Dutch residents will be…

Dutch authorities come down on gambling affiliates

Casino affiliates have long played fast and loose with laws regarding unlicensed online gambling sites. Players from one country are frequently sent to websites that are not, technically, legal for them to play at and no one has much cared, until now. Earlier this week, Dutch gaming regulators at the Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) launched an effort…