Author: EOGL

CEN COMMITTEE 456 ON ONLINE GAMBLING KICKS OFF

After a formal request by the European Commission this April, the European Committee for Standardization (CEN) has officially commenced the process of setting up the EU online gambling standards. With the head of Belgian regulator in post,...

DOUBLING OF IRISH TURNOVER TAX MAY CLOSE 400+ SHOPS AND 1.500 WORKPLACES

A Dublin City University study revealed the government’s proposal to raise Irish Gaming Tax from 1% to 2% on turnover may induce the €35m deficit, instead of the projected €50m budget surplus. In October, Ministry of Finance...

MARKETING IN GAMBLING FORUM: EOGL SECRETARY-GENERAL AS THE KEY NOTE SPEAKER

The Third International Marketing in Gambling Forum took place on 6 November in Bucharest. The event focused on topics such as ongoing regulatory and operational aspects of marketing/advertising of gambling industry across Europe. The EOGL Secretary-general, Mr....

NOVOMATIC OREDERED TO PAY 2.5M EURO INDEMNITY TO A PROBLEM GAMBLER

Austrian operator Novomatic will need to pay €2.5m in compensation to a gambling addict who for years wagered on the company’s slot machines offer. The Wiener Neustadt Regional High Court assessed the player as a problem gambler....