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Operator trade groups back calls to re-establish EU Expert Group on Gambling

Seventeen European trade associations have urged the European Commission (EC) to re-establish the EU Expert Group on Gambling Services to support regulatory cooperation between Europe’s [...]

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European Commission

EGBA supports calls to re-establish EU Expert Group on Gambling

Gambling regulators from fourteen EU Member States have called on the European Commission (EC) to re-establish the EU Expert Group on Gambling.

The regulators have written [...]

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EGBA submits formal complaint over German online poker and slots tax

The European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) has submitted a formal complaint to the European Commission over the German government’s plan to set a 5.3 [...]

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Munich, Germany

Bavaria set to implement online gaming monopoly

Germany’s second most populous state has elected to adopt a state-controlled monopoly for online casino games.

The State Lottery and Casino Administration of Bavaria will hand [...]

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European Commission

Sazka gains EC competition clearance

Sazka’s bid to assume joint control of Casinos Austria has secured European Commission approval.

Sazka agreed a deal in March with Austrian state-owned holding company ÖBAG [...]

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European Commission

European Commission to investigate Belgium’s virtual betting market

The European Commission has decided to launch a formal investigation into a potential breach of state aid rules in a case involving the Belgian state [...]

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Netherlands

Netherlands submits remote gambling regulations for EC approval

The Netherlands government has submitted its proposed Remote Gambling Regulations to the European Commission for approval.

The secondary regulations cover the implementation of the Remote Gambling [...]

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Oslo Norway

Norway notifies new Gambling Act to European Commission

The government of Norway has submitted its draft Gambling Act to the European Commission for approval.

The proposed new law would govern all gambling activities in [...]

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European Commission

Netherlands amends Gambling Act and unveils iGaming regulations

The Netherlands government has notified the European Commission of proposed changes to its Gambling Act and Gambling Tax Act, as well as new regulations for [...]

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Spain

Spain sees strong iGaming growth ahead of new advertising restrictions

Spain’s regulated online gaming market recorded a 12.5 per cent increase in first quarter gross gaming revenue, driven by strong performances across all products.

Gross gaming [...]

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Netherlands

Netherlands releases technical requirements for online gambling monitoring

The Netherlands has submitted draft legislation to the European Commission setting out the technical requirements for connecting online gambling systems to the new Control Data [...]

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European Commission

Germany notifies new Gambling State Treaty to European Commission

Germany has submitted its proposed new gambling legislation to the European Commission for approval.

The fourth State Treaty on Gaming is scheduled to come into force [...]

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