Playtech Partners with Holland Casino
In 2015, online gambling is set to have a precedence in the Netherlands as legislative proposals to allow the form of betting entertainment has been introduced to parliament for legalization.
In the Netherlands, gambling is centrally managed by operator Holland Casino, which includes fourteen casinos located throughout the country. The Dutch treasury collects profits from Holland Casino and under new government plans, the Dutch market will be ready to open its doors for the prospect of online gambling, that will include lotteries, poker, sports betting and bingo.
With a huge player statistic of over 200,000 illegally gambling online, the state is set to grant a total of 5 licenses. In preparation of the 2015 new gambling framework to licensed domestic and foreign gaming establishments, Holland Casino and Playtech have announced a new deal.
“As the world’s largest online gaming software supplier, we’re convinced that Playtech will deliver the high quality and state-of-the-art user experience that we seek for our players.” – Willem-Jan van den Dijssel, Holland Casino’s CEO
This turning point for with Dutch gambling monopoly Holland Casino will see Playtech develop an entire gaming product for the gambling operator. In addition, Playtech will develop a play-for-points offering to help establish its presence in the online space and build its internet customer base.
“Playtech will ensure Holland Casino meets all the new regulatory requirements to be set out by the Netherlands legal authorities to provide its customers with an appealing localised product experience.” Mor Weizer, Playtech’s CEO
With an industry proven track record and known as a reputable partner with global credentials, this new deal should help to establish a fully compliant and regulated market meeting all the regulatory requirements of the jurisdictions in which its licensees are active.
Operators who have partnered with the world’s largest online gaming software supplier can expect a fully-integrated management system that provides a complete and comprehensive solution with embedded systems and controls to ensure fair play.