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FT graphs: Europe generates almost 50% of all online & mobile gambling revenue

FT graphs: Europe generates almost 50% of all online & mobile gambling revenue

On Saturday, the Financial Times published an article outlining how UK and Irish companies came to dominate the global online gaming and betting sector: Firms based in the UK have long benefited from not being as tightly regulated as elsewhere in the world. In some countries, such as China and India, bans on online gambling have pushed the practice underground,[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…]