Dutch Gaming Regulator shuts three illegal Casinos

Dutch Gaming Regulator shuts three illegal Casinos

The Dutch gambling regulator, Kansspelautoriteit, has shut down three illegal casino operations during raids carried out at a café and an adjoining house in Venlo in the southeast of the Netherlands.

KSA seized €12,000 in cash, a Rolex watch and 19 unlicensed slot machines, which it has had destroyed. The regulator said that one of the slot machines had seen monthly turnover of €100,000.

The regulator found 22 people on the premises at the time of the raids. Two were arrested on charges of money laundering.

Antoin Scholten, the mayor of Venlo, said:

“Tackling illegal gambling is important to Venlo. With this we protect our young people, we give criminals no chance of money laundering and we stop breeding grounds for possible drug trafficking.
Moreover, these criminal activities cause a lot of unrest and nuisance in the area. We will continue to take action against that.”

Source: Focus Gaming News
Official Website Kansspelautoriteit


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