Tag Archives: Koen Geens

Belgium football demands that BGC clarify its terms on betting advertising

Belgian Juliper Pro League football club KAA Gent has urged the Belgium Gambling Commission (BGC) to clarify its advertising conditions related to football marketing conducted on behalf of betting firms. The BGC has launched an investigation of KAA Gent for distributing a promotional email by partner Napoleon Games, which featured a prize titled – ‘Experience a day with the Buffalos’ …

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BGC enforces strictest Belgium gambling advertising code

Belgium’s government has approved a further directive of CDV Minister (Christian Democrat) Koen Geens ‘gambling protection mandate’, which sanctions the Belgium Gaming Commission (BGC) to implement a tougher advertising code on licensed gambling operators. From 1 June, advertising of online casino services and gambling products will no longer be broadcast across Belgian TV networks. The measure forms part of Koen …

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Belgium approves tough directives on online gambling advertising

Belgium becomes the latest European jurisdiction to serve industry leadership more headaches, confirming that it will move ahead with its planned decree to implement a stringent advertising code on gambling/betting verticals. Directives for a tougher advertising framework on online gambling and betting services have been under review by Belgium’s Parliament since October 2017, when CDV (Christian Democrats) Justice Minister Koen …

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Belgium says yes to CDV’s stricter gambling advertising code

The government of Belgium is set to press forward with a stricter national gambling advertising code, which will see the introduction of a blanket ban on all forms of gambling-related promotions during live sports broadcasts. Belgium’s Parliamentary Chamber of Representatives (De Kamer), is reported to have approved the new gambling advertising standards code tabled last June by Christian Democrat CDV …

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Belgium CDV Party seeks harsh measures on limiting gambling advertising

Belgium’s Parliament is set to open discussions on potentially pursuing a blanket ban on all forms of gambling-related advertising during live sports broadcasts, which would be implemented across all media verticals. The discussion has been put forward by Christian Democrat CDV MP Koen Geens, who has detailed that Belgium’s Government has failed to ensure the appropriate safeguards against betting operators …

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