Dutch Gaming Authority Board Chairman, Jan Suyver, disclosed in the Annual Report 2017 last week that a Remote Gaming Act is required by the Gaming Authority Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) in order to take a stand against the illegal online offers.

Back in December, in a major setback for the Gaming Authority, the Council of State in the Netherlands ruled in favor of payment service provider CURO Payments.

From EuropeanGaming.eu:

Suyver ensured to cite the ruling of the Administrative Law Division of the Council of State dated December 27th, as an example of how much helpless they are when it comes to battling illegal online gambling, which is currently working under a 1964 gambling law. The regulatory body from the Netherlands called on the Senate to pass the act that would regulate online gambling operations in the country, as it is one of the few that still has not legalised online games of chance.

“This proves once again that the Gaming Authority needs the new law to be able to really combat illegal supply. The Gaming Authority has done what it could – and will continue to do so – in an enforcing sense.”
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