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The Netherlands: a market in near permanent state of flux

With 14 venues, state-owned Holland Casino enjoys a monopoly for the operation of casinos in the Netherlands, offering a combination of table games and slot machines. In 2019 Holland Casino generated €729m in revenue, €289m derived from table games. In the same year there were 268 arcades containing 17,884 slot machines, with another 15,005 slot…

Netherlands – iGB Live! and iGB Affiliate Amsterdam postponed to 2021

Clarion Gaming has announced that iGB Live! 2020, scheduled to take place on 22-25 September at the RAI in Amsterdam, has been postponed to 2021. The show will now take place at the same venue on 13-16 July 2021. iGB opted to push the event back to its normal July dateline next year as a…

Crazy Pianos Club

The reform of the well-known Crazy Pianos music club in Den Haag, Netherlands, was the beginning of a new stage in its history. As part of an occasional feature examining inspirational architectural design projects, both within and outside gaming realms, G3 explores the latest commercial design project from Barcelona-based architects El Equipo Creativo. Crazy Pianos…

Netherlands – Dutch regulator increase levy for COVID-19 adverts

Kansspelautoriteit, the Dutch gambling regular, has announced an increase in its penalty against any operator who uses the COVID-19 pandemic to promote their products. The move to a minimum fine of €250,000 follows a number of operators using the pandemic to promote their offerings, including using terms such as Corona-free gambling. The 25 per cent…

Netherlands – Scientific Games expand partnership with Dutch Lottery

Scientific Games and Nederlandse Loterij expanded their partnership to bring the Dutch Lottery’s players a full digital sports betting solution. The expanded sports partnership will advance sports offering with the launch of OpenSports, the Company’s end-to-end sports betting solution. OpenSports will be accessible to Dutch bettors across mobile and desktop. Building upon the foundation of the OpenSports technology platform, Nederlandse…

The Netherlands – Dutch Senate could pass new gaming law tomorrow

Netherlands Justice Minister Sander Dekker has given his written responses to three questions put to him by the Dutch Senate regarding the regulation of a future online gaming sector in Holland. The hope is that the delayed passage of the Remote Gaming Bill could even take place tomorrow, February 12. The Senate hearing was suspended…

The Netherlands – Merkur holds grand opening for Merkur Gaming Netherlands

Gauselmann subsidiary Merkur Gaming Netherlands recently celebrated the opening of its first Dutch showroom and at the same time issued an invitation to the first in-house trade fair at the newly occupied premises in the Ypex Building. The G-Box gaming machine for the Horeca market, hailed as the “compact M-Box” also made its debut. Another…