Gaming in Holland Offers First Crack at Harnessing the Benefits of the Dutch Market

Published May 24, 2017 by Lee R

Gaming in Holland Offers First Crack at Harnessing the Benefits of the Dutch Market

With the new market about to open, now is the time to master the Dutch regulatory landscape.

Gaming in Holland is coming up, and organiser/founder Willem van Oort is keying in on the functional benefits of attending to make sure as many professionals as possible harness the opportunities being extended through the comprehensive conference.

Six Categorical Benefits

The organisers have categorized six essential reasons for attending, all revolving enhanced local market knowledge available at the sixth annual Gaming in Holland Conference & Expo June 13-14 at De Hallen studios in Amsterdam’s revitalized Oud West offers.

First Responders

The first key benefit of this format is that this positions conference visitors to be the first public members to hear details of the secondary legislation to the Dutch Senate’s remote gaming bill.  A discussion of regulatory proposals under consideration from Dutch Ministry of Security and Justice officials will be followed by a presentation of Gaming Authority CEO Marja Appelman on remote gaming licensing.

Secondary Level Expertise

The second benefit is the diversity of industry expertise. The Gaming in Holland Conference & Expo is geared towards all sectors of the gaming industry, including land-based, online, and lottery, with representatives from a comprehensive array of trade associations on hand include from VAN, SpeelVerantwoord, and the International Masters of Gaming Law. 

Affiliates Augment Demo Zone

The third benefit is the free Expo. Innovative exhibitors including Novomatic, Ezugi, CDDN, JC Decaux, NMi, Leaseweb, and Screen Impact will be complemented by the Affiliate Zone where operators can meet affiliates to begin formulating infrastructure for reaching out to the new Dutch market.   

The Transition to Privatisation

The fourth benefit is the first-hand look at state-owned Holland Casino’s transition to private operations in 2018, as presented by Holland Casino CEO Erwin van Lambaart.

Advanced Market Metrics

The fifth benefit organisers are identifying is the statistical updates to be provided at Gaming in Holland regarding the €250m annual GGR in Netherlands, a market that currently serves an estimated 1 million players. With forty to fifty operators ultimately expected to enter the regulated Dutch regulated online market, this benefit is geared towards operators in Legal, Compliance or Business Development.

Networking Extravaganza

Finally, operators emphasize the networking benefits that attendees will enjoy, with all local and international Netherlands-focused industry professionals in one place.


For all those considering attending, the potential benefits should now be clearly on the table, with something for everyone’s needs.  

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