Learn about the Dutch Gaming Authority and the status of regulation in regards to online gambling in the country. Online gambling is prohibited in the Netherlands.
Online Casinos Licensed by The Dutch Gaming Authority
The Dutch Gaming Authority (Kansspelautoriteit - KSA) is the ultimate authority for all gambling related activities in the Netherlands. Whether a site is looking to run a lottery, casino, poker or a sportsbook, the only way to legally operate within Netherlands is to obtain a gaming license from the Dutch Gaming Authority. At this point online gambling is prohibited in the Netherlands.
About The Dutch Gaming Authority
The Dutch Gaming Authority has been operating since 2012, when it was established by order of the Dutch government.
As such, the body has absolute control over all the gambling activities in the country and can issue a number of different licenses that regulate in what way a company can run a gambling business, whether live or online, within Netherlands.