Responsible Gaming Among Topics at Holland ConferencePublished June 16, 2014 by OCR Editor
The Gaming in Holland conference is coming up this month, and promises to offer attendees an inside look at the future of national regulations in Holland and Europe.
The Gaming in Holland conference will be taking place in Amsterdam this month, from June 23-24, 2014. The conference will offer attendees the opportunity to meet and netowrk with leaders in sports betting, mobile gaming, lotteries, gaming law, social gaming, regulation and many other areas. The conference takes place at an opportune moment, when the Netherlands is poised for online gaming regulation.
One of the highlights of the Gaming in Holland conference promises to be the Responsible Gaming session on June 24, in which Pieter Remmers will lead a panel on the legal requirements of responsible gaming. Remmers will also share insights he gained while working on a responsible gaming report for the Dutch Ministry of Justice. Remmers is the founder of Assissa Consultancy Europe, a company which has worked on responsible gaming policies all over the world.
He commented, "This is an exciting time, lots of people playing online already and a regulated market coming soon, I am happy and proud to be involved in the process."
Another highlight of the conference will be a presentation by EGBA (European Gaming and Betting Association) Secretary General, Mr. Maarten Haijer. The EGBA believes that "a successful regulated market would be based on effective European and international collaboration and cooperation."
As the Netherlands stands on the precipice of passing regulation for online gaming, gaming companies around the world voice their support.
Maris Bonello, responsible gaming manager at Unibet, commented, "Unibet believes that a successfully regulated gambling market is the best warrant for the protection of all Dutch customers and this is why RG is part of Unibet's DNA and contributes to the sustainability of the Dutch online gambling market."
Business Unit Manager at Responsible Gaming, neccton ltd also commented, "National regulation is an important way to increase trust in online gambling which ensures investments, a steady business growth as well as tax income."