Effects of Remote Gambling on Land Based Gambling in European Union
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Remote gambling was not predicted to rise beyond 5% of the total EU gambling market by 2012. In those Member States which have poorly developed land-based gaming sectors, remote gambling could rise beyond that. It should be noted that DeSIA, … Read More

EU Country Reports for Remote Gambling
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The table below summarises the positions taken by Member State governments in response to the rising importance of remote gambling. Generally, policies of increasing liberality are featured in the columns further to the right. Countries are mentioned in more than … Read More

Growth of Remote Gambling in European Union
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One reason why governments focus on the growth of interactive gambling is that they want to predict the possible tax and licence revenues that could flow into government coffers by offering jurisdictional services to operators. Certainly, the UK government, in … Read More

Remote Gambling Market Channels in European Union
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Remote gambling channels at a global level are estimated by GBGC to have GGR of €4.8 billion in 2003, broken down as follows: Channel: 2003 2012 Projected increase Internet: €4.8 €7.32 152.5% Mobile phones/other: €0.78 €3.51 450.0% iTV €0.32 €1.33 … Read More

Sectors of the Remote Gambling Industry in the EU
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a. Betting Betting firms have offered ‘remote’ services via the telephone for decades, subject to clients having accounts with the bookmaker. More recent innovations in information technology extend the possibility of interactivity to screens in mobile phones, as well as … Read More

Estimating the Economic Impact of Remote Gambling in Europe
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The general questions that need to be asked and answered are: – How much remote gambling will be supplied out of Europe by 2011? – How much of this will be supplied to EU consumers and how much to non-EU … Read More

Remote Gambling and the Land-Based Gambling Market in European Union
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In terms of trying to appreciate what the effect of continuing evolution of remote gambling companies and technologies will have on traditional gambling services sectors, it is necessary to speculate on how their presence will affect aggregate demand for gambling … Read More

Remote Gambling and Government Alternatives
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Governments often think about internet and other forms of remote gambling by asking: “Should we permit this activity and, if so, how much should we permit and how should we regulate it?” However, in light of the reality of remote … Read More

Factors Favoring Growth in the Remote Gambling Market
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At present, remote gambling in the EU, as elsewhere, accounts for a comparatively small percentage of all gambling, perhaps worth €3 billion in annual gross gambling revenues. However, a number of factors make substantial growth seem inevitable: An increasing proportion … Read More

South Africa will regulate online gambling advertising
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NCOP Economic and Foreign Affairs Committee wants to modify the National Gambling Amendment Bill, in order that only licensed interactive gambling providers may advertise  interactive gambling in its generally accepted form of remote gambling. There it is still under discussions … Read More