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Posted on 12 April 2022 by
On Friday 8 April 2022, The Gaming & Gambling Practice Group of Kalff Katz & Franssen Attorneys-at-Law and the International Masters of Gaming Law (IMGL) hosted the 17th edition of the annual Gaming Industry Event at the Koninklijke Industrieele Groote Club. After more than two years of COVID-19 restrictions, the event finally returned. The event was covered by various media, including Gambling Compliance.
Justin Franssen (Partner at KKF) and Marc Ellinger (President of IMGL) opened the event, after which René Jansen (Chairman of the Board of the Netherlands Gambling Authority) and Fedor Meerts (Department Head Integrity & Gambling, Ministry of Justice and Security) took to the stage to discuss the recent developments in the field.
In his speech, René Jansen discussed the opening of the market for remote games of chance and developments on the advertising front in particular. A full transcript of the speech can be found on the website of the Netherlands Gambling Authority here. The main points of René Jansen’s speech are described below:
Fedor Meerts looked back on the opening of the market and also looked ahead to the looming restrictions in the realm of advertising for remote games of chance. Key points:
Finally, René Jansen and Fedor Meerts received questions from the audience, which questions mainly focused on the (perceived) disparity between the amount of advertising for (remote) games of chance by the state-owned operators and the private remote gambling operators.
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