Tag Archives: European Parliament
- Tony G Joins The European Parliament
May 27, 2014
Tony G joins the European Parliament as his Liberal Party gains two seats for the first time in their history. Tony G has been elected as a member of European Parliament, after his pro-European Liberal Party won two seats, with the PokerNews founder holding most of the votes. It’s believed...
- European Parliament approves online gambling resolution, unicorn refuge
September 10, 2013
The European Parliament has voted to adopt its latest online gambling resolution suggesting some kind of action should be taken at some point in the future to do, er, something about European Union member states’ different approaches to online gambling regulation. The resolution, which was passed on Tuesday by a...
- MEPs make sports betting recommendations
February 8, 2012
Members of European Parliament (MEP) looking at the future of sports in Europe focused on sports betting when they met this week. A report on the European Dimension in Sport, frequently referred to as “the Fisas report,” outlines various instructions that will ensure competence in sports for years to come....
- Mixed reaction to European Parliament online gambling resolution
November 17, 2011
On Tuesday, Members of the European Parliament approved a non-binding resolution calling for greater cooperation on online gambling between European Union member states. Spearheaded by German MEP Jürgen Creutzmann, the resolution is a followup to the European Commission’s March 2011 Online Gambling Green Paper. Creutzmann’s resolution, which was approved by...
- European Parliament to consider ISP blocking in February
January 16, 2011
Next month, the European Parliament will debate legislation that would allow member nations to compel internet service providers (ISPs) to block child pornography sites. In March 2010, the European Commission recommended ISPs be tasked with blocking such sites, a responsibility that would be overseen by police and the judiciary in...
Serbia orders blocking of 70 sites
February 14, 2012
GREAT MOMENTS IN CENSORSHIP: China blocks virtual private networks
December 28, 2012