Tag Archives: netherlands

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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Dutch Council approves lotto merger

The Netherlands’ Council of Ministers has given the go-ahead for national lottery operators Staatsloterij and Sichting Nationale Sporttotlisator (SNS) to merge. The planned merger comes as both operators implemented cost saving strategies in 2015, due to continued declines in ticket sales. Dutch Secretary of State for Finance Eric Wiebes with the support of his office personally supported the move, stating that it …

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Ligue 1 easy to read for bettingexpert tipsters

The French football league proved to be the most predictable on the continent over the past weekend, as tipsters on bettingexpert.com performed better on the Ligue 1 matches than any other division. Of the 5,000+ football tips posted on bettingexpert’s community this weekend, the ones focusing on French football were the most profitable for tipsters, with the Austrian Bundesliga and …

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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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Dutch Remote Gambling Act faces delay following the resignation of Fred Teeven

Progress for the Dutch Remote Gambling Act has stalled, after its creator Fred Teeven,  Secretary of State for Justice resigned from his position. Teeven and Nederland’s Justice Minister Ivo Opselten were forced to resign after misleading parliament over a 2001 compensation payment to a convicted drug trafficker. Teeven a member of the Dutch conservative liberal party VVD, had been a …

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Infographic shows history of online sports betting industry

This new infographic from RightCasino.com reveals how, in 20 years, online betting has grown into an industry worth more than $74 billion. It charts the history of online betting from humble origins in Antigua to its current level of sophistication, where crazy PR stunts, royal baby betting and celebrity endorsement are industry standard. The sports betting industry as a whole …

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ICE 2015 Blog– European Regulatory Briefing – The Future of Sports Betting

ICE Day 1 –Bet Markets session Expert regulatory and legislative panel consisting of Martin Haijer European Gaming Betting Association Secretary General Atle Hamar Director General of Norwegian Gaming Foundation, Henk Kesler Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Netherlands Gaming Authority Panel gives oversight into current European issues regarding sports betting and regulation of European markets. Panel give details …

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History of the bitcoin – infographic

BetVIP.com, the world’s first licensed bitcoin-only sportsbook, has released an Infographic detailing the rise of the popular but controversial digital currency.

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