The Netherlands Opened The Acceptance Of Applications For Licensing Online Casino
Remote gambling act (wet kansspelen op afstand, koa), regulatory acts and policies entered into force on april 1, 2021.
This means that now operators can submit applications for licenses for gambling over the internet.
How does the application procedure for the opening of online casino?
Entry into force of the law on remote gambling makes a legitimate batch of gambling via the internet in the netherlands. To do this, operators require license to control gambling netherlands (kansspelautoriteit, ksa). Ksa plans to issue the first licenses by october 1, 2021. October 1 online gambling market in the netherlands will really open.
All candidates whow are submitted by the license on time and in full and which correspond to the criteria of the assessment will be issued licenses simultaneously. This ensures that all licensed operators can run simultaneously. This contributees to the creation of a fair and equal playing field.
In order to actually begin work by october 1, 2021, the operators shold:
- Apply in the prescribed manner until april 15
- Send to the commission’s website description of the game system until april 15
- Have reports of the game system and recommendations for cruks until july 1.
Additional requirements for preventing dependence
Act of remote gambling regulates not only legalization and regulation of gambling on the internet. The law will establish addingal requirements for all (including terrestrial) gambling operators. For ground operators, these requirements will be applied from april 1.
New requirements for advertising, recruitment
Act of remote gambling also introduces new requirements for advertising and hiring . From april 1, it will also be applied to all operators of gambling, including those that offer less risky gambling, such as lottery.
Source: official website of the netherlands gambling commission