Gambling Restrictions upon Arts. 43 and 49 EC Treaty in GREECE
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Justification National measure Compatibility with EC law, in particular with the principle of proportionality Consumer protection Law 3037/2002, Article 3: Expands the general ban on gambling in all games using machines located outside casinos. Judgment no. 555/2003 (criminal cases) of … Read More

Gambling Restrictions upon Arts. 43 and 49 EC Treaty in GERMANY
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Justification National measure Compatibility with EC law, in particular with the principle of proportionality Public order, money laundering, crime 284 ff Criminal Code (StGB) in the amended version of the 13.11.1998 (BGBl. I 3322), last amendment the 15.12.2004 (BGBl. I … Read More

Gambling Restrictions upon Arts. 43 and 49 EC Treaty in Finland
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Justification National measure Compatibility with EC law, in particular with the principle of proportionality Public order, money laundering crime National measure Lotteries Act 23.11.2001/1047 Section 6: “Unless otherwise provided in this Act, a lottery may be run only with a … Read More

Gambling Restrictions upon Arts. 43 and 49 EC Treaty in Austria
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Justification National measure Compatibility with EC law, in particular with the principle of proportionality Public order, money laundering crime National measure § 3 GSpG (Glücksspielgesetz, Law on Gambling): State gaming monopoly § 14 ss 2 no. 1 GSpG: Domicile of … Read More

Restrictions on the free movement of gambling services and the freedom of establishment in EU
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Articles 49 and 56 Treaties of the European Union (TFEU) require the abolition of all restrictions on freedom of establishment and freedom to provide services – even if those restrictions apply without distinction to national providers of services and to … Read More

US slot machine ownership regulations
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Here is a list of potential restrictions and regulations on private ownership of slot machines in the United States on a state by state basis. Note that these regulations are subject to change without notice and are not fully guaranteed … Read More

Big drop in US gambling revenue
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US gambling revenue dropped  15% in May. In Las Vegas, the percentage is 16.4%. As for Atlantic City, the casinos gambling revenue down 11% in June, comparing with the same month of the last year (a single casino shows an … Read More

Legal action by EC against Germany restrictions on gambling
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Press Release Free movement of services: Commission inquires into restrictions on gambling services in Germany The European Commission has decided to send to Germany an official request for information on national legislation restricting the supply of gambling services. The Commission … Read More