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GiH News Roundup: CJEU prohibits offline activities requirement for online operators; higher minimum age for Rotterdam casino visitors?

GiH News Roundup: CJEU prohibits offline activities requirement for online operators; higher minimum age for Rotterdam casino visitors?

The European Court of Justice (CJEU) has ruled that the Hungarian requirement to have an offline casino in order to be allowed to offer online casino games is in clear violation of EU law. The ruling also prohibits enforcement by the Hungarian authorities based on its current gambling legislation which is not in line with the EU freedom to provide[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Dutch industry reacts to CJEU decision that discriminatory gambling restrictions can not legally be enforced

GiH News Roundup: Dutch industry reacts to CJEU decision that discriminatory gambling restrictions can not legally be enforced

The Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) ruled yesterday in the case C-49/16 (Unibet International against Hungary) that member states are not allowed to restrict gambling operators licensed in another EU member state from operating in local markets, if these restrictions are imposed in a discriminatory or non-transparent manner: In those circumstances, the Court of Justice concludes that the[Read More…]

New Limits on Operator Penalties? – by Dr Alan Littler, Kalff Katz & Franssen Attorneys at Law, Amsterdam

New Limits on Operator Penalties? – by Dr Alan Littler, Kalff Katz & Franssen Attorneys at Law, Amsterdam

Both the remote gaming bill and casino reform bill live to fight another day. Following the general election for the House of Representatives on 15 March 2017 there was the danger that the bills would be declared controversial by the Senate, and parked until the new cabinet effectively takes up government. Whilst the two bills were amongst those on a[Read More…]