Playtech to Supply Holland Casino
Holland Casino, the Dutch gambling monopoly, has chosen Playtech as its online casino software supplier in advance of the regulation of the country’s online gambling industry.The newly formed deal will see Playtech develop an online platform for Holland Casino which will offer players a number of games including roulette, blackjack, slot machines, poker and bingo.
In order to be chosen Playtech had to take part in a competitive tender process. After the decision was made, Holland Casino’s interim Chief Executive Officer, Willem-Jan van den Dijssel, said, “We will soon offer our players a unique gaming environment and experience. Coupled with the expertise of Playtech, we look forward with confidence to the forthcoming regulation of the market.”
Dutch regulators are currently working on laws to regulate the country’s online gambling market. It is expected that the first draft of a proposed bill will be put forward in the first half of next year. The earliest licenses are likely to be awarded is 2015.