Dutch regulator fines Tiplix.com

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Dutch gaming regulator fines Tiplix.com operator €170k.

Statement via Kansspelautoriteit.

Trustfulgames.com The company was fined € 170 000, – for illegally offering online gambling on the Dutch market.

The Gaming Authority fined Trustfulgames.com for offering an online gaming license -without – on the Dutch market. It was offering casino games, slot machines and sports betting on the website www.tiplix.com . Why is the fine? The provision of (online) gambling without being in possession of a license is prohibited in the Netherlands. No license is granted at the moment for offering games of chance via the internet. Companies that do offer gambling over the internet in the Netherlands are always at fault. Beware remote gambling under the new law will change that.


Approach Gaming Authority.

The website tiplix.com was offered in the Dutch language. This allows the operator of the website priori respected them for further investigation. The website is tiplix.com – since the occurrence of the Gaming Authority – no longer available in the Dutch language. The Gaming Authority operates a certain order in its approach. Read more about her approach . Read the article: Change in approach to illegal online gambling since January 1, 2017.

Risks online gambling.

By offering a game of chance without a license is unclear whether the provider of online gaming is sufficiently reliable and that the (potential) player is protected. In addition, the Gaming Authority can not verify the payment is safely regulated, how to deal with personal data, whether the game is played fairly and winnings are paid out. But also whether companies adhere to the rules to prevent money laundering. And that minors are excluded from participation.

New legislation.

For the provision of (online) gambling is a law in preparation for working out the licensing for online gambling, the Law remote gambling. At the time the bill comes into force, it becomes possible to obtain a permit and legally offering games of chance via the internet. Until then, this is not allowed.

Fines now, fines in the future.

The Gambling Authority will continue to monitor  providers who operate without a license.

The Gaming Authority believes it is a social interest that consumers are informed and warned about the participation in online gambling and the risks attached.