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Curacao central bank to intervene following illegal online gambling case

13 Nov 2018

The Central Bank of Curaçao and Sint Maarten (CBCS) has confirmed to local newspaper the Curacao Chronicle that it is ‘taking the necessary measures’ against the Carmanco NV trust office, which has apparently  once again fallen foul of the Dutch gambling authorities in regard to illegal online gambling. Carmanco is a subsidiary of Curaçao Trust …

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Dutch MPs take their Curaçao online gambling campaign public

25 May 2016

Dutch MPs Ronald Van Raak and Andre Bosman have taken their campaign against inefficiency and corruption in online gambling regulation on Curacao (see previous reports) public in the Netherlands with interviews on national television and radio this week. Our readers will recall that Van Raak in particular has been tenacious in pressing the Dutch Minister …

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Esports Entertainment Group awarded Curacao betting licence

29 Aug 2017

Esports Entertainment Group has announced that it has been awarded a real-money betting licence for eSports competitive events by the jurisdiction of Curacao. CEO Grant Johnson said the licence allows Esports Entertainment Group wholly owned subsidiary to conduct real money online gambling and wagering activities on a global basis. “This license authorizes Esports Entertainment Group …

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US cooperation requested in Curacao gambling case

24 Aug 2011

The Wall Street Journal blog reports that over $28 million in possibly ill-gotten gains from a Curacao illegal gambling enterprise was frozen in the US this week by a federal judge following a request for assistance from the Curacao authorities. U.S. District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly in Washington issued a restraining order against three UBS investment …

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Curacao regulator responds to Dutch MP’s criticism

6 May 2016

Last week’s criticism of the Curacao Gaming Control Board by Dutch MP Ronald Van Raak has evoked a response from the regulator, which claims that it is successful in exercising its tasks of monitoring the online casino industry. “The GCB is a highly professional organization with extensive specific knowledge and experience with regard to the …

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Tighter Dutch control for Curaçao online gambling juristdiction?

8 Jul 2016

The lower house of the Dutch parliament voted in support of a motion this week that the national regulator Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) should become more involved in questions around the operation of online gambling licensing and regulation on the Caribbean islands of Curacao and St Maarten – both constituent countries of the Netherlands. The motion was …

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Allegations of Curaçao corruption linger on

18 Mar 2016

The media in the online gambling licensing jurisdiction Curacao are having a field day with corruption and organised crime allegations following the recent criminal conviction of former Curaçao Prime Minister Gerrit Schotte (41). Earlier this month Schotte was found guilty and sentenced to three years in jail on bribery charges in which it was claimed …

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Dutch minister responds on Curaçao concerns

27 May 2016

The Dutch Minister for Kingdom Relations, Ronald Plasterk, appears to have been stung into a response by the national media coverage achieved this week on Curacao criticisms by two Dutch MPs (see previous reports). Plasterk said Thursday that the allegations regarding Curacao corruption, inefficiency and internet gambling licensing in the online casino jurisdiction were not …

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Dutch Gaming Authority expresses concern over Curacao licensed operators

24 Mar 2018

The online gambling licensing jurisdiction Curacao in the former Dutch colonial Netherlands Antilles is causing the mother country concerns over standards and regulation, according to an article Friday in the Curacao Chronicle which quotes from the Dutch Gaming Authority’s latest annual report. In the report the DGA voices serious concerns regarding the conduct of operators …

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Dutch M.P. continues attack on Curaçao gambling authorities

17 May 2016

Dutch MP Ronald Van Raak continued to press for explanations from the Dutch Ministers of the Interior and Kingdom Relations and Security and Justice this week following his repeated calls earlier this month for more information on the activities of various Curacao-based companies and the island’s online gambling regulator (see previous reports). The tenacious Member …

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Curacao set to tighten online gambling regulation?

27 Jul 2016

It appears that the sustained efforts of Dutch MPs Ronald van Raak and Andre Bosman to draw attention to what they claim are questionable and irregular practices within the Curacao online gambling regulatory jurisdiction (see previous  reports) have prompted a reaction from the government. Local media reports in The Daily Herald Tuesday are that the …

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Truegame obtains Curaçao license

4 Dec 2018

Blockchain-based online gaming platform provider Truegame has obtained its first licence from the Government of Curaçao. The company offers scratchers, prize draws and lottery action based on blockchain technology through its 37 proprietary games. The final stage of integration of TrueGame’s own TGAME token is currently in progress, the company said.  TGAME token’s will be …

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Dutch MP resurrects questions on Curacao regulator

5 May 2016

Dutch Socialist Party MP Ronald Van Raak has once again raised the perceived flaws in the Curacao online gambling regulatory structure, writing to Minister of Kingdom Relations Ronald Plasterk to ask: “Do you agree that Curaçao has failed in its supervision on the gambling sector? If so, what role do you see for the Kingdom …

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Curacao quick to offer an alternative licensing option to Philippines online gambling operators

3 Jul 2016

The Cabinet statement by new Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte this week that he wants to see an end to online gambling and licensing activities by PAGCOR (see previous report) prompted the licensor to impose a moratorium on further licensing and sent local gambling company shares reeling….but it also created a competitive advantage for Caribbean licensor …

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Curaçao changes designed to tighten regulation of online casino operators

21 Dec 2018

The Curacao Chronicle reports that land based casino regulator Gaming Control Board is to take on supervision of the online sector licensed in the jurisdiction in a bid to tighten regulatory control. The newspaper reports that following a shadowy trade in sub-licenses, the web casinos have been able to operate unhindered in recent years. Many …

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