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European Commission Pulls Plug on Online Gambling Infringement Cases

European Commission Pulls Plug on Online Gambling Infringement Cases Go back to Blog In what is expected to be a significant blow to many dozens of Europe-based online gambling operators and books, the European Commission announced on Thursday that it…

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Germany Online Sports-Betting Regulatory Plan Fails Again

Germany Online Sports-Betting Regulatory Plan Fails Again Go back to Blog Germany’s plans for overseeing its prominent online sports-betting and gambling markets have returned to a virtual square-one this week, following the announcement of the country’s northern state of Schleswig-Holstein…

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CJEU Issues Preliminary Ruling Against GBGA Challenge to UK Remote Gambling Tax

CJEU Issues Preliminary Ruling Against GBGA Challenge to UK Remote Gambling Tax Go back to Blog “Again, no.” That’s the most succinct way to sum up the latest happenings in the ongoing efforts by the Gibraltar Betting Gaming Association (GBGA)…

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European Commission Okays Central Funding Levy System for UK Horseracing

European Commission Okays Central Funding Levy System for UK Horseracing Go back to Blog The European Commission, part of the European Union, has approved the United Kingdom’s move to extend its Horserace Betting Levy to apply to offshore gambling operators,…

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888 Mulls Possible Post-Brexit Move to Malta

888 Mulls Possible Post-Brexit Move to Malta Go back to Blog The topic of whether or not the United Kingdom protectorate of Gibraltar will remain a hub for European online-gambling and sports-betting operators, once the UK completes its “Brexit” departure…

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CJEU Again Nixes Germany’s Sports-Betting Market Restriction Plans

CJEU Again Nixes Germany’s Sports-Betting Market Restriction Plans Go back to Blog As expected, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) will again issue an opinion against Germany’s plans to implement an arbitrary and numerical restriction on the number…

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GBGA ‘Disappointed’ in ECJ’s Gibraltar-UK Single Entity Ruling

GBGA ‘Disappointed’ in ECJ’s Gibraltar-UK Single Entity Ruling Go back to Blog In recent days, the European Court of Justice’s Advocate General, Maciej Szpunar, has thrust a legal dagger into the hopes of Gibraltar-based betting firms to remain exempt from the…

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Gibraltar-Based Gambling Firms Await CJEU Ruling on ‘Single Party’ Assertion

Gibraltar-Based Gambling Firms Await CJEU Ruling on ‘Single Party’ Assertion Go back to Blog Gibraltar’s dozens of online gambling firms remain in a holding pattern, waiting as the Court of Justice of the European Union [CJEU] continues its consideration of…

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Gibraltar Weighs Partial Split from Post-Brexit UK, Online Gambling Industry Watches

Gibraltar Weighs Partial Split from Post-Brexit UK, Online Gambling Industry Watches Go back to Blog The tiny British protectorate of Gibraltar, the famed “Rock” attached to Spain at western end of the Mediterranean Sea, is actively weighing its political options…

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EU Referendum Turnout to Exceed Expectations

EU Referendum Turnout to Exceed Expectations Go back to Blog Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the European Union? That is the question that British voters will answer on Thursday 23 June and…

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