ï»¿Dutch Get Tough on Online Illegal Advertisers
Dutch Secretary of State for Justice Fred Teeven: ‘we cannot tell you given that businesses will never be granted a license, however they are playing with fire.’ (Image: ANP)
While the Dutch may well open up their online gambling market next year, the nation’s Secretary of State for Justice, Fred Teeven, has managed to get specific that operators presently focusing on the Dutch market illegally are unwelcome. In fact, in response to concerns in the Dutch Parliament about the total amount of online sports wagering advertising directed at Dutch citizens into the run up to your World Cup, Teeven warned that such sites were ‘playing with fire.’
The same cannot be traditionally said of online gambling while Holland may have a liberal and socially progressive attitude towards soft drugs like marijuana, and prostitution. There are no legal Web gaming sites in the united states, and the federal government holds a monopoly that is complete gambling. The nation’s only land-based casino chain, Holland Casino, which operates 13 venues round the country, is wholly owned by the state, with all profits going to the Treasury.
Breaking the Law
Nevertheless, movements are afoot to alter this. Last year, the Dutch Remote Gambling Act had been drawn up and passed by a round that is initial of in February. The bill is anticipated to be rubber-stamped later on this and should come into force midway through next year year. Experts predict that a re