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

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

The Dutch Gaming Authority (KSA) has shut down a Facebook team that organised illegal online bingo online games.

‘Dordtse Queens’ made use of the social media platform to promote the exercise, with its 8 administrators advertising and marketing the games on their respective Facebook internet pages. Referring to their interconnected character, the KSA named the advert-hoc community “a spider net of illegal bingos”.

In an even a lot more surprising twist, the regulator disclosed that minors had been also able to take part. However, the KSA put a swift close to this activity, reporting it to Facebook who removed 6 web pages that had been involved in one particular way or a further with Dordtse Queens.

“For some time now, the KSA has been reporting to Facebook if the system is utilised for unlawful techniques,” remarked the Dutch regulator. “Offering a game of probability without the need of a licence is prohibited in the Netherlands.”

It went on to reiterate its plan about any bash that seeks to offer online games of opportunity with out a licence and issued a warning, declaring: “The KSA monitors that individuals in online games of prospect can do so properly and that participation in illegal online games of probability is prevented. Organisers of unlawful lotteries and bingos danger a huge fine.”

The country’s recently controlled on the web gambling market place only not too long ago went reside just after the Netherlands’ amended Gambling Act arrived into pressure on 1 Oct, but in this time, the KSA has been occupied.

On 15 November, the regulator selected 25 gambling internet websites for more investigation, with sanctions to be handed down if they are uncovered to be presenting video games of opportunity to gamers in the Netherlands.