Dutch Regulator Chose The Beneficiars Of The Game Dependency Fund
The regulatory authority of the netherlands chose three agencies that will revention funding from the new dutch prevention foundation verslavingspreventiefonds (vpf) to fight game dependence.
Vpf will be created in accordance with the law of the netherlands about remote gambling, which will finally come into force on april 1.
The foundation is aimed at financing anonymous treatment with gambling, research in the field of prevention and treatment, as well as the national support service.
Ksa called the national institute of health, zonmw and human assistance network for daily support (hands) three beneficiars of the fund.
The national institute of health will use its part of the funds to itroduce anonymous online treatment of problem players.
Zonmw, a state body, funding research in the field of health, will coordinate the investigations of the game dependency.
Meanwhile, hands will create a national support service that must be launched on october 1, on the sam day when adjustable online games will be launched.
Source: focus gaming news