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ECJ rules against Stanleybet in long-running Italian licence fight

22nd January 2015 1:39 pm GMT

In a significant blow to Stanleybet, the Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) has ruled against the international bookmaker in its long-running case against Italy authorities over the length of gambling licences issued by the country in 2012.

Stanleybet has long argued that Italy persistently breached EU laws concerning gambling and disregarded numerous ECJ rulings in the past fifteen years.The landmark Gambelli and Placanica rulings recognised that the 1999 CONI and 2006 Bersani [...]

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