Players Fined for BetClic Activities in Belgium

BelgiumThe Belgian Gaming Commission (Kansspelcommissie) has issued fines to 79 players who took part in gambling activities on unlicensed website BetClic.com.

Operated by BetClic Everest, the website is licensed in various other countries, but has not yet acquired a licence in the Belgian market.

Although players will face fines of just €200 ($233), the Kansspelcommissie now plans to target other punters that placed larger bets on the website.

Various media reports suggest fines for these players could reach as much as €16,000.

Belgium is known for its strict regulation of the national gambling market and has a lengthy blacklist of operators that are banned from offering online gaming services in the country.

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