Gambling games in Netherlands
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Lotteries There are six organisations that are licensed to offer lottery games. The Stichting Exploitatie Nederlandse Staatsloterij, founded in 1726, is the oldest continuous lottery in the world, though it is now operated under new legislation passed in 1992. This … Read More

Gambling taxes and barriers in The Netherlands
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Taxes The taxation of games of chance in the Netherlands is dealt with in the Taxation Act on Games of Chance of 1961. According to its article 2, the Taxation Act on Games of Chance does not apply to slot … Read More

Economics of Gambling in Netherlands
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The Netherlands Gaming Control Board (College van toezicht op de kansspelen) was established January 1st 1996 as an independent advisory body to the Minister of Justice in respect of the national gaming organizations. The Board advises the Minister of Justice … Read More

Gambling in Netherlands
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Subsection a) of Article 1 of the Act on Games of Chance of 1964 (O.J. 1964, 313.) prohibits the organization of games of chance in the Netherlands unless the operator is validly licensed by the Dutch authorities. (Life insurance, certain … Read More

Gambling Restrictions upon Arts. 43 and 49 EC Treaty in NETHERLANDS
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Justification National measure Compatibility with EC law, in particular with the principle of proportionality Public order, money laundering, crime Article 1, subsection a, Act on Games of Chance of 10.12.1964 (O.J. 1964, 483), provides in a licensing scheme for games … Read More