Setting up a Casino in the Netherlands 

Setting up a Casino in the Netherlands

Do you want to set up a casino in the Netherlands and cash in on this very lucrative Dutch pastime?  Games of chance are very popular with more than 8 million people participating every year.

There are many rules and regulations to consider when setting up a casino in the Netherlands. INCO can help you navigate these rules and regulations to make starting a casino business in the Netherlands easy and stress-free.

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Right now the Dutch government has a monopoly on both physical and online casinos and gambling in the Netherlands, but there are plans by the government to privatise the casino business to allow private investors to start a Dutch company in the lucrative gambling market in the Netherlands.

The Dutch Gaming Act regulates the casino business in the Netherlands.

Our agents are experts in Dutch company formation and Dutch Gaming Law. They can offer you great advice for setting up a casino business in the Netherlands. Call now!

How do I set up a casino in the Netherlands?

If you want to open a casino business in the Netherlands, there are many types to choose from, including:

  • Slot machines

  • Bingo

  • Sports betting

  • Horse racing betting

  • Lotteries

  • Online gambling

  • Games of chance

We are experts in business development in the Netherlands and we can help you to start a Dutch company for a casino. Speak to an expert now!

  • After you have chosen the type of casino business, the first thing you have to do to start a Dutch company, like a Dutch BV, is to register a Dutch with the Dutch Trade Register, which must include the mandatory NACE (Nomenclature of Economic Activities) number. For casino businesses, the numbers are as follows (depending on the type of operation):
    Section R; Division 92; Group 92.0; Class 92.00.

  • The company can be a Dutch BV (private limited liability company) or any other type of company.

  • Starting a casino business in the Netherlands, you have to apply for a license from the Dutch Gaming Authority. To obtain a casino license, you have to meet certain legal requirements set out by the Dutch Gaming Act, these include:

    • The company must be publicly or privately incorporated.

    • The business must provide information about, and appoint at least one officer to monitor the company’s compliance with the regulations set out by the Gaming Act.

    • A casino business in the Netherlands is also required to set up a responsible gambling fund.

  • The company must be publicly or privately incorporated.

There are many laws and regulations to set up a casino in the Netherlands. Our company formation agents are experts in the laws and regulations that govern a casino in the Netherlands, and they can help you to meet them all. Call us now to discuss how to navigate this the easy way.

Why choose INCO to help you to start a casino business in the Netherlands?

  • INCO has helped many people to set up a casino business in the Dutch market.

  • Our agents are very experienced with the process of incorporating a company, as well as the formalities of a casino business in the Netherlands.

  • We can connect you to the relevant authorities and regulatory bodies and provide you with business development services.

  • We can help you to draw up an effective business plan and help to secure funding for your casino business.

  • Because INCO is a Dutch company, we know the Dutch casino market well and can guide you to set up a business in the Netherlands quickly and easily. This makes us the best local business partner for your business in the Netherlands.

  • When you start a business in the Netherlands, you are going to need skilled employees. We can connect you to top recruitment agencies to ensure you get the best talent for your business.

Frequently asked questions

1) Do I require a license to operate a casino business in the Netherlands?

Yes.

 

2) Why is The Netherlands a great place to start a casino business?

More than 8 million people in the Netherlands play games of chance every year.

 

3) How long does it take to start a casino business in the Netherlands?

Starting a Dutch company usually takes between 2-5 days, but since you require a license to run a casino business in the Netherlands, it may take a bit longer. Call us to find out more.

 

4) Can I start a casino business in the Netherlands as a non-Dutch or EU citizen?

There is currently a push by the Dutch government to privatise the casino business in the Netherlands. When this legislation passes, it will include foreign nationals.

 

Are you unsure whether the Netherlands is the right market to set up a casino, or if you are considering other EU countries like Germany or Spain, feel free to schedule a free consultation with one of our Dutch business development agents to discuss why setting up a casino in the Dutch market is perfect for you.

 

We can help you determine your business proposition, as well as the services you aim to provide and provide you with input and expert guidance on how to present this to the Dutch market.

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The Business Toolkit will help you and entrepreneurs from around the globe to truly understand the Dutch market, regulations and laws. And will enable you to take a deep-dive the many business-related topics.

This way you will easily get up to speed with our Company formation process, Dutch Tax & Accounting and our corporate services. 

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