Tag Archives: EGBA
- Leading European online gambling operator bolsters EGBA membership
February 23, 2017
The EGBA is pleased to announce that Betsson Group, a leading European online gambling company with licenses across Europe, has joined the EGBA as of the 20th February 2017. Commenting on the recent membership of Betsson Group, Maarten Haijer, Secretary General of EGBA, said: “We are very delighted that Betsson...
- Austrian Association for Betting and Gambling joins EGBA
December 5, 2016
The EGBA and the Austrian Association for Betting and Gambling (OVWG) are pleased to announce that OVWG has joined EGBA as its newest member as per 2 December 2016. Claus Retschitzegger, President of the OVWG said: "OVWG faces many challenges on the Austrian market and joining the EGBA will strengthen...
- Greece planning to grant OPAP online monopoly
December 5, 2012
Greek operator OPAP could maintain an online betting monopoly until 2020 if reports coming out of the Hellenic Republic are to be believed. eGR reports the country’s Ministry of Finance has submitted a new bill that would amend Greek law 4002/2011 and cancel licences already handed out to 24 firms...
- EGBA and RGA cry to EU about Greece
November 26, 2012
Two of Europe’s foremost gambling industry associations have again complained about Greece to the European Commission. The European Gaming and Betting Association (RGA) and the Remote Gambling Association (RGA) are calling on the European Union to investigate the country’s new gambling act as it contravenes the continent’s own rules. “Commissioner...
- EC to target individual states and encourages cooperation
October 23, 2012
European Commission commissioner Michel Barnier released a long awaited report into online gambling earlier today in which he called for all members to comply with European Union (EU) law and increase cooperation. The Commission’s report highlighted five areas that need specific attention, which are: - compliance of national regulatory frameworks...
- Stan James in the dock over Gibraltar move; EGBA comments ahead of EU online gaming meeting
June 25, 2012
Stan James owners Stephen, Anne and Peter Fisher are facing a tribunal after the HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) decided to investigate their year 2000 move to Gibraltar. ThisisMoney reports the firm is being looked at by the HMRC as they claim the move was just made to avoid UK...
Lottoland CEO says Australian controversy good for business
September 25, 2017