Bettson strikes out in Dutch gambling marketing law challenge

One of the biggest stories in the pre-corona virus gambling world was the increasingly strict measures that European governments have been taking to limit the market capabilities of online gambling operators. In the UK, operators are seeing increased fines for infractions that would have once warranted a mere slap of the writs. In other European…

Kindred Group fined €470,000 for Dutch Unibet violations

Dutch gaming regulators have issued a €470,000 ($512,000 USD) fine to the Kindred Group for violations racked up by its subsidiary Unibet in the Dutch gambling market, according to a report from DutchNews.nl. Unibet joins plenty of other name brand international operators who are feeling the heat from increased enforcement of gaming regulations by governments…

Dutch regulators look to 'terrify' gambling operators with new fine scheme

Regulators at Netherlands’ Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), the Dutch gambling authority, are introducing a new set of fines for operators who flout the country's recently liberalized gambling laws. It's yet another sign that anything like a free ride for operators who work outside of the law in Europe is a thing of the past. The KSA announced…

Dutch gambling regulators handed out record amount of fines in 2018

Are Dutch gambling regulators taking a page from their UK counterparts and seriously putting the heat on the international online gambling industry? The answer to that question is both yes and no. In 2018, the he Netherlands’ Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) gaming regulatory body issued €1,709,800 ($1.93 million UDS) to gaming operators for gambling companies that “illegally”…

Dutch Regulators Investigating 4 Video Games for Loot Box Violations

The potential that video game loot boxes are a form of gambling that should be regulated and licensed has emerged in Holland. Members of the Dutch Gambling Authority (DGA) have reviewed 10 popular (but unnamed) video games to determine whether or not their techniques for distributing loot boxes are in violation of Dutch gaming laws…