A first private pokerroom will be opened in The Netherlands at July 31st. Earlier this month at July 2nd the court of The Heague ruled poker is a game of skill:
http://www.trouw.nl/nieuws/nederland...eidsspel_.html

Now this ruling is used to avoid the state monopoly "Holland Casino".

Original article can be found at PokerNews.nl (Dutch)I put an English summary up at CasinoBonusKing.com