Tag Archives: Kansspelautoriteit
- Dutch court upholds regulator’s right to fine online gambling sites
July 19, 2017
The Netherlands’ top court has upheld the right of the local gaming regulator to impose hefty fines against international online gambling operators. On July 13, the District Court in The Hague ruled that the Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) regulatory body was within its rights to impose six-figure fines against two internationally licensed...
- Betsson urges European Commission to spank Netherlands
July 3, 2017
Nordic online gambling operator Betsson AB has called on the European Union’s trade watchdogs to prevent the Netherlands from taking enforcement action against the company’s Dutch-focused brands. For years now, the Netherlands has been prepping new online gambling legislation, although legislators have yet to completely agree on how best to...
- Dutch regulator warns online gambling rogues to stop using images of windmills and waffles
May 30, 2017
The Netherlands’ gaming regulator is vowing to take an even tougher stand against unauthorized online gambling operators based on its professed desire to protect Dutch youth from harm. On Saturday, the Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) regulatory body announced “a new step in combating remote gambling,” with KSA vice-chairman HW Kesler saying it...
- Dutch gaming regulator fines Tiplix.com operator €170k
February 14, 2017
Gaming regulators in the Netherlands have slapped yet another six-figure fine on an unauthorized online gambling operator. On Tuesday, the Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) regulatory body announced that it had imposed a €170k fine on Trustfulgames, the operator behind the Malta-licensed Tiplix.com online betting site, for offering unauthorized online gambling services to...
- Netherlands streamlines fines for online gambling operators
December 1, 2016
Gaming regulators in the Netherlands are taking a more direct approach to slapping six-figure fines on unauthorized online gambling operators, despite the inherent difficulty of actually collecting these fines. On Thursday, the Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) regulatory body announced that it was adopting a new policy towards illegal online gambling operators as...
- Netherlands regulator slaps €374k fine on illegal betting shop owners
October 20, 2016
Gaming regulators in the Netherlands have slapped a nearly €374k fine on an illegal betting operation based in Rotterdam. On Thursday, the Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) regulatory body announced what it called the highest penalty ever imposed “in the so-called country-specific domain.” The two offenders are the owners of a betting shop...
Breaking: Dutch Lower House okays Holland casino privatization
February 1, 2017