Tag archief: Remote Gambling Act

State Secretary insists on differentiated tax rate online gaming legislation

Last week, the long-awaited answers of the Dutch State Secretary for Security and Justice, mr. Dijkhoff, to the second round of questions regarding the upcoming Dutch Remote Gaming Act (“RGA”) were published. In this memorandum of reply, Dijkhoff provides answers to several topics related to the RGA bill. Among these topics, the proposed differentiated tax …

Lees verder »

Regulator signs cooperation agreement with 19 EEA-jurisdictions

Last week, twenty gambling regulators – amongst which the Dutch gambling authority (Kansspelautoriteit) – signed a cooperation agreement that provides a controlled and intensified exchange of information between the jurisdictions involved. This cross-border information exchange will consist of e.g. information regarding gambling operators, licensees, consumer protection and the prevention of gambling related fraud. Ten other …

Lees verder »

Highest fine in history for online gambling, regulator urges for new legislation

Today, the Dutch Games of Chance Authority (“KSA”) published its decision to impose a total fine of almost EUR 500,000 on two gambling operators for offering online gambling aimed at the Dutch public. The companies operating the gambling website at hand were subject to investigations carried out by the KSA during November 2014 – March 2015. …

Lees verder »

Annual report Gaming Authority – Illegal operators jeopardize granting of license

Last week, the Dutch Gaming Authority (“KSA”) published its 2104 annual report. The report provides some facts and figures with respect to 2014, as well as a forecast for the following years. A short overview:        

Lees verder »