Consumer protection and problem gambling against online gambling in European Union
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A majority of players do not suffer from problem gambling. However, those that do must be fully accounted for given the associated social costs for the player, his or her family and society as a whole. All gamblers need protection … Read More

Online slot machines, most popular online gambling game
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Online slots are among the most popular games in the world of online gaming. The first machines were created in the late nineteenth century by Charles August Fey and have certainly come a long way since then. Opting for fun … Read More

Online gambling under the European Union Treaty rules
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The regulatory situation for on-line gambling is characterized by the fact that in 2006 the Commission, following a unanimous demand of the Council and the European Parliament in first reading, excluded gambling services from the scope of its modified proposal … Read More

High level of consumer protection for online gambling in EU
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However, as a monopoly is an unusually restrictive measure, it must be ascertained that the national authorities really intend to ensure a particularly high level of consumer protection with regard to the objectives relied on, and whether, having regard to … Read More

Online Gambling Tips & Tricks
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Online Gambling Do’s: Before you start play set your budget limit and stick to it. Set also your profit target amount and make it reasonable. Quit while ahead. The feeling is great and you are likely to win again next … Read More

Most popular online gambling services in the EU
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In 2008, the annual revenues generated by the gambling service sector, measured on the basis of Gross Gaming Revenues (GGR) (i.e. stakes less prizes but including bonuses), were estimated to be around 75,9 bn € (EU 279), showing the economic … Read More

Regulation and problems in online gambling
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An online casino (also known internet casino casino or digital) is a digital casino that can be played over the Internet. The online casino market has grown strongly since the nineties. Many people are tempted to play the high (free) … Read More

Strict state control of online gambling in EU
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The CJEU has ruled that a Member State seeking to ensure a particularly high level of protection of consumers or of society may be entitled to take the view that it is only by granting exclusive rights to a single … Read More

The interests in online gambling in EU
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(a) Citizens. Many EU citizens purchase on-line gambling services for entertainment purposes1, while a smaller group of players make a living as professional gamblers (e.g. professional poker players) and there are also associations/syndicates operating in the EU market. Many of … Read More

Perspectives of online gambling in European Union
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Today on-line gambling services are widely offered and used in the EU and the economic significance of the sector is growing. The on-line offer is the fastest growing segment of the gambling market, accounting for 7.5% of the annual revenues … Read More

Online gambling and sport integrity in European Union
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The risk of match fixing is perceived to have increased however: • the scale and nature of the problem is not well-defined although there is a general recognition of the impact on the reputation of the sport and Member States … Read More

Prevention of fraud and money laundering for online gambling in EU
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On-line gambling is complex in view of its virtual and cross-border nature. However, given the technical systems in place on-line gambling operations are traceable, both in terms of audit trails of the operations and of the payment systems with transactions … Read More

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