Tag Archives: KSA

Betsson rebrands ‘Oranje & Kroon’ Dutch online casino properties

Stockholm-listed Betsson AB has confirmed that it will rebrand its two Dutch-facing online casino properties of Oranje Casino and Kroon Casino. Moving forward, Kroon Casino will operate under its new identity of ‘Casino Winner’, whilst Oranje Casino will be rebranded to ‘Loyal Casino’. Betsson has operated both online casinos since 2014, forming part of its €40 million acquisition of Oranje …

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Dutch KSA appoints ‘Security Pro’ Ronald Prins to lead advisory

Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) the gambling regulatory authority for the Netherlands has confirmed the appointment of Ronald Prins as new Chairman of the KSA Advisory Board, succeeding incumbent Arthur Docters van Leeuwen. Established in 2014, the KSA Advisory Board assists the regulatory authority and wider stakeholders with advice and guidance on a number of disciplines, ranging from policy making, gambling standards, public …

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Rene Jansen takes charge of KSA, as Kamer prepares for ‘crunch gambling review’

Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) the Netherlands national gambling regulator has confirmed the appointment of René Jansen as new Chairman. A seasoned Dutch policy veteran, Jansen will take charge of the KSA from 1 October, as the Kamer and advisory departments review new directives attached to the Netherlands pending revamp of its national gambling regulatory framework. Jansen who has previously acted as general …

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Betsson’s Dutch entity Corona Ltd issued €300,000 fine

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The Netherlands Gaming Authority, De Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), has issued a €300,000 fine, to Corona Ltd for offering gaming to customers in the country without the required local licence. Corona, a subsidiary in the Betsson group and operator of the Oranje and Kroon online casino brands, has detailed that it is currently locked in internal deliberations and assessments, as the group …

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Dutch KSA warns industry of tougher penalties & restrictions for ‘rogue’ operators

Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), The Netherlands Gaming Authority has announced that it will step up its enforcement efforts against online gambling operators deemed to be illegally targeting and servicing national consumers. Issuing an industry warning, KSA Vice Chairman Henk HW Kesler stated that the authority would no longer tolerate ‘rogue’ operators offering illegal online betting and gambling services. KSA senior figures are …

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Vincent van ‘t Riet: NL Kansspel – Dutch Gaming Authority tightens enforcement measures

Vincent van ‘t Riet Co-Founder of Dutch gambling consultancy NL Kansspel (NL Gambling), breaks down the latest update of KSA provisions as the Netherlands heads towards a strict online gambling industry framework. van ‘t Riet details how international operators should best prepare for stricter demands by the KSA… ____________________________________ The Dutch Gaming Authority (KSA) has recently announced stricter measures against illegal online …

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KSA warns betting operators of Dutch advertising standards

Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) the Netherlands’ gambling regulator has issued a new industry guidance regarding national advertising and marketing standards. KSA has warned international operators that Dutch media owners will only be allowed promote licensed gambling services to Dutch consumers. The regulator states that its advertising policy will be followed throughout all Dutch Media owner channels (print, digital, TV & radio). Planning …

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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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Netherlands Parliament debates tax & market potential

In response to growing interest from international operators wanting to participate in the soon to be regulated Dutch online gambling market, the Netherlands Parliament has re-opened discussions on efficient tax levels and market potential. The April release of the annual report by the Dutch Games of Chance Authority (KSA), has noted that more than 200 operators have expressed interest in …

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