Netherlands lawmakers vote to ban online slots, gambling ads

Netherlands lawmakers vote to ban online slots, gambling ads

Article brief provided by iGaming Business
  • Nick Brown, iGaming Business
April 16, 2024 8:26 PM
  • Nick Brown, iGaming Business

Holland’s House of Representatives voted [Tuesday] in favour of a ban on online gambling advertising, as well as “high risk” online gambling, which includes slots.

Story continues below

The news means that the Netherlands House of Representatives have a majority vote for banning all forms of targeted advertising as well as as slots, which are considered games of “high-risk”.

Originally reported by Netherlands-based Casino Nieuws, the gambling publication outlined the motions that took place in Holland’s House of Representatives today.

Both motions were put forward by Socialist Party MP Michiel van Nispen, and received “just enough” support for a majority. Motions have also been passed for mandatory financial risk checks related to gambling, as well as for identification.