Toto Online received a €400,000 fine from the gambling regulator in the Netherlands over breaches related to advertising to young adults.
The Kansspelautoriteit made the ruling after finding TOTO Online’s advertising between October 1, 2021 and February 1, 2022 included people aged 18-23 in its reach, with gambling companies in the Netherlands prohibited from targeting that age group.
TOTO Online did not breach the advertising rule after February 1, 2022.
René Jansen, chairman of the KSA, said that the law covering vulnerable groups, including young adults, “must be given extra protection.”
“Gaming providers must fully respect the rules intended to protect vulnerable groups,” he added.