KSA shuts down “spider world wide web of unlawful bingos” on Facebook


The Dutch Gaming Authority (KSA) has shut down a Fb team that organised illegal on the internet bingo games.

‘Dordtse Queens’ utilized the social media platform to boost the exercise, with its 8 administrators advertising the games on their respective Fb web pages. Referring to their interconnected nature, the KSA called the ad-hoc community “a spider world wide web of illegal bingos”.

In an even much more shocking twist, the regulator disclosed that minors were also able to participate. However, the KSA place a swift finish to this activity, reporting it to Fb who taken off 6 internet pages that ended up associated in just one way or yet another with Dordtse Queens.

“For some time now, the KSA has been reporting to Fb if the platform is used for illegal practices,” remarked the Dutch regulator. “Offering a recreation of possibility without having a licence is prohibited in the Netherlands.”

It went on to reiterate its policy about any occasion that seeks to present video games of possibility without a licence and issued a warning, indicating: “The KSA monitors that individuals in games of opportunity can do so safely and that participation in illegal games of prospect is prevented. Organisers of unlawful lotteries and bingos threat a significant fine.”

The country’s recently controlled on the net gambling industry only just lately went are living soon after the Netherlands’ amended Gambling Act came into drive on 1 Oct, but in this time, the KSA has been fast paced.

On 15 November, the regulator picked 25 gambling internet sites for further more investigation, with sanctions to be handed down if they are observed to be supplying online games of possibility to players in the Netherlands.