Playtech Brings New Holland Online Casino On Board

Published: December 20, 2013

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The National Foundation for the Exploitation of Casino Games in the Netherlands also known as the Holland Casino is a foundation that has legal monopoly on gambling in the Netherlands. Holland Casino has fourteen casinos located throughout the country with venues that offers a varied range of game and hospitality facilities. The foundation passes its profits on to the government, with the exception of additions to its own assets. The Ministry of Finance is a quasi-shareholder and the Ministry of Security and Justice is, as a licensing party, responsible for regulating gambling.

Listed under the contract, Playtech will develop online gaming platform that includes various gambling and online casino games such as roulette, blackjack, slot machines, poker and bingo for the foundation. According to the chief executive officer (CEO) of Holland Casino foundation, Willem-Jan van den Dijssel, “We will soon offer our players a unique gaming environment and experience.”

Holland Casino will be expecting new features on its online platform for the online casino and gambling players in the Netherlands for the near future! From the iGaming Business reports, it is said that the foundation that monopolizes the Dutch gambling and online casino industry has recently signed a contract with Playtech to supply online casino software.

Playtech is a gaming software development company founded in 1999. The company provides software for online poker rooms, fixed-odds arcade games online, online sports betting, live dealer games scratch games, online casinos, mobile gaming as well as online bingo games. The company has played an important role in the development of gambling and online casino in the recent years with its constant technological advancements that provides players with authentic and realistic gaming experience.

Holland Casino’s CEO also mentioned, “Coupled with the expertise of Playtech, we look forward with confidence to the forthcoming regulation of the market.”

At the moment, the Dutch’s government in collaboration with Holland Casino are working upon the regulations and law that guides the online casino and gambling industry in Netherlands. Representing 22% of the Dutch online market, online casino seems to be the second strongest sector to be developed. It is legal to gamble in Holland, from sports betting and playing casino games in Holland casinos and on the online casinos. The online casino gambling has only recently become legal and is sure to grow very quickly in time. The first proposal is expected in the first half of 2014, while the first licenses are likely to be provided by 2015.


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