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Gaming in Holland is a B2B community with over 2,000 members. It is the #1 resource for corporate decision makers, policy officers, and third-party professionals who are active in the Dutch gambling sector. The annual Gaming in Holland Conference has been the leading gambing-related event in the Netherlands since 2011. 

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November 21, 2019       
Santiago Bernabéu Stadium Madrid

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Wanda Metropolitano Stadium Madrid
 

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Peter Lucas, Sportsbook Trading Director, Codere Apuestas

Matt Stephenson, Managing Director, Betgenius

Moderator: Tom Washington

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SEPT 22, 2020

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AMSTERDAM 

Michael Auer
Director of 
Neccton
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The Remote Gaming Act will enter into force in early 2021. 
The regulated Dutch online market will open six months later.

Learn of the latest developments at the upcoming
Gaming in Holland Conference on
September 22 at Beurs van Berlage in Amsterdam.

The 2020 Gaming in Holland Conference is organized in full compliance with all applicable Covid-19 regulations:

* Conference venue allows guests to keep 1.5 meters distance at all times.
* Event will take place in a spacious room where you will be seated at large, round tables.
* No networking and social events, but full conference program
* No queues: conference program and badge will be delivered to you by courier prior to the event.
* Special venue app that enables you to participate in our event safely and responsibly.
* Fully compliant with all applicable regulations and public health recommendations. 

Please note: if you are forced to cancel your visit due to new Dutch or foreign government-mandated travel restrictions or quarantine measures, your registration fee will be fully refunded.  

• Applying for an online license 

• Advertising in a regulated market 

• Compliance & RegTech Social responsibility 

• Market development & business opportunities 

• IMGL Masterclass

Beurs van Berlage
Amsterdam

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Mauro De Fabritiis
Founder of 
MDF Partners
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Maarten Haijer
Secretary General of 
European Betting and Gaming Association (EGBA)
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René Jansen 
Chairman of 
Netherlands Gambling Authority
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Pieter Remmers
CEO of 
Assissa
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Anne-Jaap Snijders
Chief Commercial Officer 
Kindred Group
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09:30 | Welcome

Willem van Oort, DirectorGaming in Holland


09:35 | Conference keynote

The Dutch government has confirmed that the Remote Gaming Act will enter into force on March 1, 2021, with the regulated online market to open six months later, on September 1, 2021. This means that all eyes are now on the Netherlands Gambling Authority, as it will have to draw up specific licensing conditions for prospective remote license applicants.

René Jansen
 Chairman 
Netherlands Gambling Authority


09:55 | Covid-19 and problem gambling: What do we know?

Responsible gaming experts Michael Auer and Pieter Remmers will discuss the latest research findings on problem gambling behavior and frequencies during the pandemic, as well as best practices to prevent risky customer behavior under lockdown conditions.

Michael Auer, Director, Neccton
Pieter Remmers, CEO, Assissa


10:25 | Implementing the Remote Gaming Act: 
Traps and pitfalls ahead?

A smooth and timely implementation of the Remote Gaming Act is not yet ensured. What possible roadblocks can we still expect? What impact will the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic have? Will gambling advertising be the next big political debate?

Maarten Haijer, Secretary General, European Betting and Gaming Association (EGBA)



10:45 | Land-based gaming gearing up for post-Covid KOA

Dutch land-based incumbents are gearing up for a world in which remote gambling will be fully regulated. To what extent does the Covid-19 pandemic threaten to derail their preparations?

Frits Huffnagel, Chairman, Van Kansspelen
Moderator: Björn Fuchs, Chief Digital Officer, Janshen-Hahnraths Group



11:05 | Coffee Break


11:35 | IMGL Masterclass: Licensing & lessons from abroad

This IMGL Masterclass consists of two equally valuable parts: 1) “Getting your Dutch remote license: A practical guide,” with Frank Tolboom and Alan Littler of law firm Kalff Katz & Franssen; 2) “Lessons learned: The Danish perspective,” with Birgitte Sand, former Director General Spillemyndigheden and Justin Franssen, Partner at Kalff Katz & Franssen.

Frank Tolboom, Partner, Kalff Katz & Franssen
Birgitte Sand, CEO, Birgitte Sand & Associates
Alan Littler, Gaming Lawyer, Kalff Katz & Franssen
Justin Franssen, Gaming Lawyer and Partner, Kalff Katz & Franssen
Moderator: Peter-Paul de Goeij, Director, NOGA


12:35 | Technology: A solid foundation for new market entry

Patrick Brand, Marketing and Communications Manager, Interxion


12:55 | LUNCH


13:55 | Responsible advertising from an Italian and pan-European perspective

Online gambling advertising has been a hot-button issue in multiple European markets. What lessons can the industry learn from the run-up to Italy’s advertising ban? How can the industry be truly responsible?

Mauro De Fabritiis, Founder, MDF Partners


14:15 | Advertising and best practices in regulated EU markets

The online gaming industry is facing increased restrictions and scrutiny over its advertising practices in multiple European jurisdictions. How can the industry be proactive and best accommodate reasonable concerns?

Anne-Jaap Snijders, Chief Commercial Officer, Kindred Group
Timothy Mastelinck, Chief Marketing Officer, betFIRST
Moderator: Marcel Beerthuizen, Founder and Managing Director, bigplans


14:45 | Why Responsible Gaming should be a marketing strategy

Why responsible gaming is good business: Earning your customers’ trust through genuine corporate responsibility.

Arjan Korstjen, Director, ExPlayner


15:05 | Coffee Break

15:35 | AI and Responsible Gaming

New technological solutions for an age-old problem.

Kim Mouridsen, Founder, Mindway AI


15:55 | Responsible Gaming at Holland Casino: 
From land-based to online

Implementing corporate ethics: solutions, best practices, and lessons from abroad.

Janny Wierda, Director Security, Holland Casino
Francesco Rodano, Chief Policy Officer, Playtech
Simo Dragicevic, CEO, BetBuddy


16:55 | A year on from launch in a newly regulated market

Marcel Tobler, Chief Financial Officer, Grand Casino Baden


17:15 | Closing remarks

Willem van Oort, DirectorGaming in Holland

AGENDA | SEPT 22

Arjan Korstjens
Director at 
Explayner
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Kim Mouridsen
Founder of
Mindway AI
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Justin Franssen
Partner of 
Kalff Katz & Franssen
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Alan Littler
Gaming Lawyer at
Kalff Katz & Franssen
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Francesco Rodano
Chief Policy Officer at 
Playtech
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Birgitte Sand
CEO of 
Birgitte Sand & Associates
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Simo Dragicevic
CEO of 
BetBuddy
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Frank Tolboom
Partner at
Kalff Katz & Franssen
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Willem van Oort
 Director of
Gaming in EU
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Janny Wierda
 Director Security at
Holland Casino
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Peter-Paul de Goeij
Managing Consultant at 
Quod Bonum
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Frits Huffnagel
Chairman of 
VAN
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Timothy Mastelinck
Chief Marketing Officer
betFIRST
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Piet Sjoukes
Director Sales
Interxion
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