KSA Director Retires As Dutch Senate Prepares To Vote On Gambling Bills

The last remaining member of the Netherlands Gambling Authority's (KSA) original board is retiring days before the Senate is poised to end a 13-year wait for remote gambling and casino reform laws.

Director Joop Pot used his retirement to call for increased international gambling cooperation and a hope that policymakers successfully bring gambling policy to the forefront of the European agenda.

Pot said that gambling providers working across borders and a lack of a single European supervisory body tasked with enforcing sanctions against illegal operators had motivated his calls for increased cooperation.

The Netherlands has issued a number of fines against grey market operators in recent years, which it has typically had difficultly collecting.

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