Weerwind still faced questions about illegal gambling from Curaao despite the new gambling legislation recently approved by the island’s Council of Ministers.
The Finance Minister said that operators who cannot meet the new standards would not be a great loss.
The questions came just over six months after his predecessor faced similar questions about the steps the Netherlands was taking to deal with the sector.
Weerwind said that the Dutch government was working to make the island update its system. The Netherlands demanded greater transparency, a true licensing authority and a requirement for operators to obey local laws when it tied certain Covid-19 aid to reforms of its online gambling system.
He said that the cabinet takes the concerns about the online gambling offer seriously.
The reform and modernization of the entire gambling sector, and in particular the online offshore gambling sector, is one of the measures included in the Curaao National Package.
He said that the Netherlands can’t impose its own rules on the island and must wait for the legislative process to be completed.
Licensing, supervision and enforcement of the offer of both land-based and online games.
The autonomy of the country of Curaao allows for chance to fall within it.
He said that the jurisdiction of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The introduction has a role in the parliament of Curaao.
There is legislation and regulations for the modernization and reform of online games.
There was a chance.
He said that the Netherlands would provide technical assistance if desired.
Weerwind talked about the two other overseas countries that form part of the kingdom of the Netherlands. The Minister said that both countries are committed to setting up a regulators to supervise the entire gaming sector.
There are no concerns on the part of the government that the countries will not be.
He said that he was able to comply with the measure from the national package.
The Dutch government is working to pressure Curaao to update its online gambling system, the country’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Weerwind said. “This is a concern for the Netherlands and has been the reason, among other things, that the Curaao National Package includes two measures relating to the reform and modernization of the entire gambling sector,” he added.