Tag Archives: european gaming and betting association (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...
- Hungary proposes end to online sports betting monopoly
June 22, 2015
Hungary has offered amendments to its proposed online gambling legislation that would reduce the number of online casino licensees and eliminate the state’s monopoly on sports betting. Earlier this month, Hungary sent the European Commission some proposed amendments to its Gambling Act to ‘liberalize’ the country’s online gambling market. That...
- European Commission takes Sweden to court, delays Irish online gambling tax
October 16, 2014
Sweden’s online betting and poker laws will be dragged before the European Union’s top court after the European Commission determined the laws were primarily designed to protect the state-owned Svenska Spel gambling monopoly. On Thursday, the EC announced Sweden would have to justify its gambling laws before the Court of...
- Unibet Customers Gain Access to Odobo Games
August 26, 2014
Gibraltar, 26 August 2014 – Odobo announces its latest games distribution deal with Unibet. An operator comprised of a number of online real-money gaming sites listed collectively on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm. The new deal widens Odobo’s scope for game distribution particularly in Northern Europe and Nordic regions, where Unibet has a...
- EU court rules Germany can have two separate online gambling licensing regimes
June 12, 2014
German-facing online gambling operators were dealt a blow on Thursday as the European Court of Justice (CJEU) ruled that the more liberal online gambling licenses issued in the northern state of Schleswig-Holstein didn’t extend to the rest of the country. The CJEU ruled that it was possible for a country...
- Top court says Austria’s gambling laws noncompliant with EU law
May 1, 2014
Austria’s gambling laws are noncompliant with European Union law, according to a ruling handed down by the Court of Justice for the European Union (CJEU) on Wednesday. The CJEU ruled that Austria’s laws weren’t being applied in a consistent and non-hypocritical manner, i.e. the laws appeared less concerned with reducing...
Vienna International Gaming Expo (ViGE) 2017 day 1 recap
March 21, 2017
Vienna International Gaming Expo (ViGE) 2017 day 2 recap
March 22, 2017
Vienna International Gaming Expo (ViGE) 2017 day 3 recap
March 23, 2017