Gaming in Holland Conference 2020

22 September 2020

Following the Dutch Senate’s adoption of the Remote Gaming Bill in February, it is now certain that regulated online gambling will come into force in early 2021. The regulated Dutch online market will open six months later. 

Now is the time to get ready and inform yourself of the latest developments in the Dutch market. Stay tuned to learn more on the annual Gaming in Holland Conference and to meet regulators, industry insiders, and other stakeholders.

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

Time Slot


09:30 - 09:35


Willem van Oort, Director, Gaming in Holland

09:35 - 09:55

Conference Keynote

René Janssen, Chairman, Netherlands Gambling Authority

09:55 - 10:25 

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

Michael Auer, Director, Neccton

Pieter Remmers, CEO, Assissa

10:25 - 10:45

Implementing the Remote Gaming Act: Traps and Pitfalls ahead? 

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

10:45 - 11:05

Land-based gaming gearing up for post-Covid KOA 

Frits Huffnagel, Chairman, VAN


Coffee Break

11:35 - 12:35 

IMGL Masterclass: Licensing & lessons from abroad

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 - 12:55

Technology: A solid foundation for new market entry

Piet Sjoukes, Director of Sales, Interxion

12:55 - 13:55 


13:55 - 14:15

Responsible advertising from an Italian and pan-European perspective

Mauro De Fabritiis, Founder, MDF Partners

14:15 - 14:45

Advertising and best practices in regulated EU markets

Anne-Jaap Snijders, Chief Commercial Officer, Kindred Group

Timothy Mastelinck, Chief Marketing Officer, betFIRST

14:45 - 15:05

Why Responsible Gaming should be a marketing strategy

Arjan Korstjen, Job title, Totally Gaming

15:05 - 15:45 

Coffee Break

15:45 - 15:55

AI and Responsible Gaming

Kim Mouridsen, Founder, Mindway AI

15:55 - 17:15

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

Janny Wierda, Director Security, Holland Casino

Francesco Rodano, Chief Policy Officer, Playtech

Simo Dragicevic, CEO, BetBuddy


Closing remarks

Willem van Oort, Director, Gaming in Holland


Beurs van Berlage

Damrak 243, 1012 ZJ Amsterdam