The International Olympic Committee (IOC) yesterday opened the door to unprecedented collaboration with the legal betting industry as it met to develop a strategy for the future of sports betting which would centre around the creation of a new betting watchdog.
De Lotto believes it is in a strong position to maintain its ‘Europe-proof’ monopoly over sports-betting in the Netherlands following yesterday’s preliminary judgments at the European Court of Justice.
An EU Council progress report on gaming and betting says financial transaction and ISP blocking can be appropriate methods to combat illegal online gambling even as some industry representatives continue to doubt their effectiveness.
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.