It is almost October 1 and then the remote gaming law comes into effect. The Kansspelautoriteit (Ksa) will now grant 10 licenses for offering games of chance via the Internet in the Netherlands as of October 1, 2021.
René Jansen, chairman of the board of the Ksa, said this evening in the TV current affairs show Nieuwsuur. The opening of the online gaming market will take place on October 1, 2021. Both land-based providers and online providers must be connected to the Central Register Exclusion Games of Chance (CRUKS) as of that date.
- TOTO Online BV
- FPO Nederland BV
- Holland Casino NV
- NSUS Malta Limited
- Play North Ltd
- Tombola Limited
- Hillside (New Media Malta) Plc
- Bingoal Nederland BV
- Betent BV
- LiveScore Malta Limited
More licenses games of chance in the future
There are high requirements for a license, including in the field of addiction prevention and consumer protection. It is expected that there will be more licensees in the short term, because a group of companies will submit another application.