Gambling News 08th February, 2014

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AUSTRIAN SUPREME COURT ASKS FOR GUIDANCE IN ONLINE GAMBLING CASE

08th February, 2014 at 23:50:47
Player's long-running issue with internet casino involves a million Euros.

A long-running and complicated case that started when an Austrian punter lost a million Euros on the virtual roulette tables of an internet casino entered a new phase this month when the Austrian Supreme Court referred the case to the European Court of Justice for an opinion.

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ONLINE GAMBLING ADVERTISING RESTRICTIONS ARE NOT HELPING THE SWEDES

08th February, 2014 at 00:40:36
Official numbers show the national market has declined for a third straight year

Despite a state-sponsored monopoly and vigorous attempts to stop foreign rivals from advertising (see previous reports), the Swedish market has experienced its third consecutive year of declining turnover, with chief regulator Håkan Bergstedt comparing the calmer environment to a similar, quieter trend in other European national jurisdictions.

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