Monday, November 28, 2022

Tag: Maarten Haijer

Italy to cut online licensees by two thirds

Italy to cut online licensees by two thirds
Italy has announced plans to cut the number of online gambling licences in the market from 120 to just 40, while also planning to raise licence fees.

Dear Santa, can Finland please fix its gambling policy?

Finland Comment Maarten Haijer of the European Gambling and Betting Association
Finland’s gambling policy is at a crossroads and the government faces a clear choice: stick with the failings of the current policy and its monopoly system, or change course, writes Maarten Haijer of the European Gambling and Betting Association (EGBA).

European Commission – single market post-Brexit

European Commission post Brexit
With the EU’s most reluctant member no longer a consideration in the new legislation, the European Commission is reviving past promises of a digital..

EGBA: Spain should focus on channeling, not ad bans

EGBA Spain advertising ban
Advertising does not increase problem gambling, writes Maarten Haijer, Secretary General, European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) - but banning ads.

EGBA urges EU member states not to ban gambling ads

EGBA EU Gambling advertising
Gambling advertising is essential to direct players to licensed operators, Maarten Haijer, secretary general of the EGBA has said.

A message to the new European Commission: Don’t bet against online consumers

European Commission online consumers
The cross-border online betting world is hamstrung by a patchwork of national rules, writes Maarten Haijer, Secretary General of the European Gaming and..

Austrian Association joins pan-European lobby effort

Austrian gaming
Due to a lack of certainty in its own online gaming market, the Austrian gaming trade body has joined forces with the EGBA to help realise a continent-wide regulatory regime.   The European Gaming and Betting Association has announced the induction of its newest member, the Austrian Association for Betting and Gambling (OVWG), to help drive for clarity in pan-European gaming...