Tax on games of chance

Tax on games of chance is one of the areas of expertise of Meijburg & Co. We provide tax advice on games of chance, online gambling and promotional games.


Tax on games of chance is a tax that applies to many games. This includes traditional games of chance such as lotteries, casino games and slot machines. However, tax may also have to be paid on promotional games of chance. Examples of this include a prize for ‘the millionth visitor’ or a prize raffled for sharing an advertisement on social media. The same applies to online games of chance. If you offer or win these, it is quite possible that you will have to pay games of chance tax.

Knowledge of games of chance and online gambling

Meijburg & Co has a team of specialists with vast knowledge of the market in games of chance. On one hand, we have professionals specialised in the traditional sector, while on the other, growth in online gambling is such that it is also very important for us to have experts in that area too. We can advise you on regulations and new products. As the team is part of a worldwide network of specialists in the field of games of chance and online gambling, you are assured of the best advice.

Don’t pay unnecessary tax on games of chance

We also regularly advise entrepreneurs outside the market in games of chance. On the tax implications of promotional games of chance, for example. Meijburg & Co ensures that all the details are correct, and that you don’t pay too much tax. Therefore, our specialists also review internal processes in the area of games of chance. In this way, we ensure that businesses can satisfy their obligations in a timely manner.

Advice on games of chance tax (including promotional games)

Do you provide services in the games of chance sector, and would you like tax advice on this subject? Do you want to know if the tax your business currently pays on games of chance can be reduced? Would you like advice on a promotional campaign and its tax implications? Feel free to contact us for a non-binding initial consultation. We will be glad to share our expertise.

© 2024 Meijburg & Co is a partnership of limited liability companies under Dutch law, is registered in the Trade Register under number 53753348
and a member firm of the KPMG global organization of independent member firms affiliated with KPMG International Limited, a private English company limited by guarantee.
All rights reserved.