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Dutch football alleges first case of attempted match-fixing

Attempts to fix the result of a Dutch league match seven years ago have been uncovered by a Dutch football association (KNVB) investigation, the first time for such a case in the Netherlands. As reported in the Guardian, the investigation has uncovered a bid by Ibrahim Kargbo, then a player at Willem II Tilburg, to fix the outcome of a …

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Netherlands 29% uniformed tax rate concerns industry stakeholders

The planned legislation of the Netherlands’ online gambling market, has caused industry controversy following the report by Dutch news sources that several members of the ruling parliamentary coalition supported a unified 29% gross gaming revenue tax. The 29% tax rate would place online gambling services on the same rate as land-based gambling operators. Dutch newspaper the Telegraaf reports that the …

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MRG Systems providing data at your customer’s fingertips

MRG Systems has given one of its most accessible products an overhaul and presented a new look solution for the display of customer data. The firm has revamped its DailyForm product, making it more cost effective while giving it a whole new look with additional features. MRG has almost turned the whole product on its head; switching the original DailyForm …

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Dutch Democratic & Labour parties seek betting amendments

The Dutch Labour (PVdA) and Democratic People’s Parties (VVD) are reported to be seeking to restrict certain online betting activities in order to prevent match fixing and maintain integrity standards within national sports. The coalition parties are seeking to submit new wagering amendments to the proposed Dutch online gambling bill, with the aim of removing betting on “easy to manipulate” …

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Slot management is not a game of chance

Jelena Kuzmanov, product owner at Danish affiliate Better Collective, attended the recent Slot Academy in Holland on behalf of SBC News – and she found it an enlightening experience. When you walk into a slot parlour, you might think that one looks like any other – it’s just some slots, placed all over the room, not much philosophy around it. …

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Berlin a perfect venue for gaming industry

JVH Gaming chief executive Eric Olders believes that EiG’s host city of Berlin offers a perfect venue for a gaming industry hoping to move forward from the shackles of the past. Olders, head of the Netherlands’ largest land-based gaming company as owner of Jack’s Casino and Flash Casinos, is a panellist at an EiG session in October, and hopes that …

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Betsson AB steps back from Dutch promotions

European sports betting operator Betsson AB has confirmed to industry news source EGR Magazine that it has ceased certain affiliate activity in the Netherlands market. Betsson, which has Dutch-focused online casino brands Kroon and Oranje in its digital portfolio, informed EGR that it had ceased Dutch-language promotions in order to prevent any legal repercussions in the soon to be regulated …

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KSA toughens Dutch advertising code

As the Netherlands looks to implement its revised online gambling policy and framework with a view to open its market to licensed international operators, gambling regulator Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) has moved to implement new advertising standards and practices. KSA has confirmed that it has reached an agreement with multiple Dutch media operators to restrict the advertising of illegal/unlicensed betting operators. KSA advertising …

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iGaming Expert Panel & Demo Room take centre stage at Gaming In Holland Conference

Gaming In Holland – announced two major initiatives are taking place at this year’s conference. The first is the iGaming Expert Panel sessions discussing ‘The Future of the Dutch Regulated iGaming and Lottery market’.  In which an international line-up of keynote speakers that include:- Walter Bugno, CEO of GTECH Lottomatica, Mor Weizer, CEO of Playtech, Joe Saumarez Smith, Chairman Bedegaming and NED Horseracing Authority. The top …

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EUROMAT files Dutch tax rate complaint

The European Amusement and Gaming Federation (EUROMAT) has joined its Dutch member, the VAN Kansspelen Branche-organisatie, in filing a formal state aid complaint to the European Commission. The complaint argues that the Dutch Government will violate EU law if it allows online gambling companies to benefit from a tax rate of 20% compared to the 29% currently paid by their …

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