Gaming Authority wants gokbetalingen via iDeal and Paypal block




Dutch banks and e-wallets are expected no later than this spring flows to lock up. To illegal gambling sites The Gambling Authority shall conclude agreements in order to avoid the sites through include iDeal and Paypal to receive payments. Thus

This is evident from the responses of Secretary of Security and Justice Fred Teeven to parliamentary questions. According to the State Gaming Authority not only attempt to address directly gambling websites but also actively tried to ‘throw to hamper the effective operation of these providers as possible barriers.

One of the ways this is done is by trying to block. The funding of such sites “There is an agreement in preparation between the Gaming Authority and financial services, which makes it possible to block payments to the provider of illegal gambling,” writes Teeven. “There are also agreements with social media, Facebook and Hyves to remove advertisements. These providers”

The agreement which the Secretary of State to refer to all appearance this spring will be enforced according to the Gaming Authority. “The negotiations are being finalized and the agreement is expected to be signed this spring,” said Ursula of Koolwijk, spokesman for the authority, opposite Tweakers. That would mean that from that moment not only Dutch banks, as well as e-wallets such as Paypal and Buckaroo the funding of illegal gambling sites to close.

Although the Gaming Authority in their own words too few resources and people have to deal with all the illegal gambling sites on the authority already expects to continue in the fight against such sites. Huge steps in a few months “If we have infinite, the time they would all get their turn., We can not block traffic to these sites, so that means we have to set priorities and make choices.”

The Gaming Authority says making based include estimated size of the illegal gambling choices, but also on the extent to which the site focuses on Dutch. So are examinations or iDeal is offered. As a payment option “Recently we have a penalty to impose, partly because we were able to demonstrate that they also explicitly focused on Netherlands launderers because they offered iDeal. ”


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