Tag Archives: Croatia
- Fortuna Entertainment to pay up to €135m for Hattrick Sports
February 23, 2017
Central and Eastern European sports betting and lottery operator Fortuna Entertainment Group has bolstered its regional presence while also expanding its geographical reach through the acquisition of Hattrick Sports. On Thursday, Fortuna announced that it had reached a deal to acquire 100% of Hattrick Sports Group Ltd., Ireland. Terms of...
- SuperSport launches online poker in Croatia; Pokerdom adds sports betting
January 16, 2017
SuperSport has become the first fully regulated online poker room in Croatia with a beta-mode released on January 11. Pokerdom partners with Betinaction and Altenar to launch a sports betting product. SuperSport is the first gambling entity to launch a fully regulated online poker product in Croatia. The first of...
- EU Commission approves Croatia’s gambling laws; Romania’s amendments to gambling laws
November 14, 2014
The European Commission has approved Croatia’s proposed online gambling laws, clearing the way for their introduction into the national parliament. Multiple media reports indicate that the proposed legislation requires prospective operators to apply for a specific gambling license from the Ministry of Finance, pay a start-up fee of HRK3 million($488,000),...
- Confessions of a Poker Writer: My Struggles With Gambling
July 30, 2014
Lee Davy continues his confessions series with a deep delve into his personal gambling habits. My name is Lee Davy and I am a gambling addict. Like most young kids in the UK, my first gambling experience was The Grand National - the greatest horse race in the world. My...
- PMU H1 impresses; Fortuna’s Polish payoff; Intralot expands Croatian Lottery deal
July 11, 2012
While the overwhelming majority of online gambling operators find the regulated French market an impossible place to do business, it’s a different story when, like Pari Mutuel Urbain (PMU), you (still) hold a de facto monopoly on certain sectors. In the first six months of 2012, PMU saw turnover rise...
- Euro 2012 Day 11 Round-Up: Spain, Italy advance to quarterfinals
June 19, 2012
The way Groups A and B played out at the Euro 2012, it seemed that we'd be in for a surprising conclusion to Group C play. Instead, we saw the two teams predicted to move on do just that, although it didn't come as easy as many thought. Spain and...
Irish court rules all gambling debts are unenforceable
March 20, 2017
Italy’s online gambling market now second largest in Europe
April 12, 2017