Tag Archives: Kansspelautoriteit (KSA)

BtoBet ready to go Dutch with Neuron 3 following KSA licence award

Sportsbook supplier BtoBet, part of Aspire Global Group, has been granted a licence for its sportsbook platform by Dutch gaming authority, the Kansspelautoriteit (KSA). The development, said the firm, represents a significant milestone, providing it with the opportunity to enter one of Europe’s most appealing igaming markets. Receipt of the licence means that BtoBet’s Neuron 3 sportsbook platform is now …

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Maxima Compliance enhances commitment to Dutch market with local office launch

Recognising a need for a ‘strong handle on compliance requirements’ in the Dutch online gambling market, Maxima Compliance has opened an office in the Netherlands to enhance its local offering.  By further establishing its presence in the Netherlands via the new local centre, Maxima intends to offer its suite of technical and regulatory compliance services to regional gaming companies, adopting …

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Rene Jansen: KSA to enter ‘new phase in supervision’ in 2022

The launch of the Dutch online sports betting and gaming market was one of the biggest developments in the European sector last year, but as the vertical establishes itself there is still more to be done.  This is according to Rene Jansen, Chairman of the Netherlands gambling authority Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), who discussed the continued growth of the Dutch sector and …

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Marloes Kleinjan joins KSA Advisory Board with mental health focus

The Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), the Dutch Gambling Authority, has named Dr Marloes Kleinjan as the latest addition to its Advisory Board, with a focus on mental health among young consumers. Kleinjan has experience in the academic study of risk behaviour and young people’s mental wellbeing, having been involved in studies into ‘interfaces between gaming and gambling’ as part of her wider …

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Netherlands online gambling advertising spend reaches €23m

Rates of gambling advertising have increased significantly in the Netherlands since the launch of the online gambling market, with the total spend of the 11 licensed operators standing at €23 million. Local outlet de Volkskrant, after requesting information from television research agency Nielsen, reported that the highest advertising spend was recorded by the state-owned companies Holland Casino and Toto spent …

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Dutch KSA penalises licensed operator for ‘misleading’ advertising

The Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), the Dutch Gambling Authority, has issued its first sanction against operator licensed under the KOA Act for sports betting advertising breaches.  Accusing the unnamed company of using misleading advertising to promote its sports betting offering, the KSA statted that the firm had placed ‘so-called odds’ on a site containing news about football. By clicking on a quote …

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KSA adopts new Safer Gambling message for Dutch online gambling  

Dutch KOA licensed online gambling operators have been ordered to adopt the new safer gambling tagline of – “What does gambling cost you? Stop on time. +18”.  Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), the Netherlands gambling regulator, has informed licensed betting firms that the tagline must be visible across all websites, advertising and marketing campaigns as of 1 April 2022 (the deadline for enforcement).   …

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Dutch Minister states that online market is ‘larger than previously thought’

A recent letter to the Dutch House of Representatives has revealed two key updates on the current ‘state of affairs’ with regards to the Netherlands’ newly launched online gambling market. Reviewing the letter sent to the country’s parliamentarians last week by Sander Dekker, Minister for Legal Protection, Rene Jansen, KSA Chairman, asserted that a key ‘preliminary’ conclusion is that ‘the …

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KSA targets 15 affiliates for gambling advertising violations

The Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), the Dutch Gambling Authority, has taken action against 15 advertisers, labelling the firms as ‘so-called affiliates’, for marketing illegal gambling products. A total of 22 investigations were conducted by the authority, which found that 15 websites had been advertising unlicensed online games of chance in violation of the terms of the KOA Gambling Act.  Of the 15 …

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KSA forms expert panel to oversee CRUKS self-exclusion conflicts 

Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) – the Netherlands gambling authority – has announced the appointment of its panel of experts that will provide oversight on involuntary registrations submitted to CRUKS – the central self-exclusion registry.  The launch of the KOA Regime on 1 October saw the Netherlands regulate its online gambling marketplace. As a compliance command of the KOA Regime, all licensed operators …

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