News & Analysis

'Devil In the Details' Of Hungary’s Online Reforms

​​​​​​​As Hungary progresses with plans to open up its online betting market, it is still unclear how favourable authorities will be to foreign gambling operators, according to a local legal expert.

Hungary Ending Online Monopoly Without Caveats Unlikely, Says Lawyer

Legal changes proposed by the Hungarian government would allow private operators to apply for an online licence, ending the current monopoly, but at least one legal expert does not expect animosity between the government and offshore companies to conclude any time soon.

Research & Reports

Interactive Map: Gambling Advertising Across Europe

Advertising is one of the most hotly discussed topics in the European gambling industry. In this map, VIXIO GamblingCompliance shows the current situation regarding gambling advertising in all jurisdictions. The map highlights the differences among the countries that allow, partially prohibit or forbid gambling advertising.

Hungary: Consultation on the Draft Implementation Act of the GDPR

On August 29, 2017, the Ministry of Justice released a draft implementation act introducing amendments to the current Hungarian legislation Act CXII of 2011 on the right to information, self-determination and freedom of information (Data Protection Act) in light of the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

The draft implementation act also introduced amendments to other laws, for the provisions of Directive 2016/680/EU on criminal data to be transposed into national legislation.

European Online Gambling Outlook 2017 — Half-Year Update

Following on from our popular European Online Gambling Outlook 2017, we have prepared a half-year update looking at upcoming developments and trends in 14 European markets where online gambling regulation is expected to evolve in the coming months.

Hungary: 4th AMLD — Implementation Law Comes into Force

On June 26, 2017, Act LIII of 2017 on “Preventing Measures Against Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing” came into force in Hungary. This act transposes Directive 2015/849 (also known as the 4th Anti-Money Laundering Directive - 4th AMLD) and ensures implementation of Regulation 2015/847 (Transfer of Funds Regulation).

Data & Forecasts

Market Monitor: European Land-Based Gaming

This report aggregates available, sourced data on regulated land-based gaming markets across Europe, split between casinos and non-casino gaming venues. Market size and annual growth comparisons across 28 reporting European countries can also be visualised via an interactive dashboard.

Market Analysis: European Online Gambling

This in-depth report provides insight into the size, structure and growth of 32 European online gambling markets, containing analysis, updated as new information becomes available, sector themes and key market developments bringing stakeholders opportunities, challenges, tailwinds and headwinds.

Market Analysis: European Lotteries

This in-depth report provides insight into the size, structure and growth of 30 European lottery markets, containing analysis, updated as new information becomes available, of sector themes and key jurisdictional and lottery-level developments including growth trends by game category and channel shift towards online sales.

Hungary - Annual Lottery Report - 2002 to 2020

Latest Annual Lottery Report data from Szerencsejáték Zrt. of Hungary. The data released for the operator contains the following information: Sales by channel, gross prizes, sales distribution by game and by sales sector and number of points of sale. There are approximately 740 data points in this document.

IFHA Global Horseracing Report - 2008 to 2019

Latest annual data from the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities (IFHA). The data released contains the following information: Number of flat and jump races by country and horserace betting turnover, amount returned to bettors and deductions by country. There are approximately 6,130 data points in this document.
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