EU : Commission launches infringement proceedings against 6 Member States; re-ignites proceedings against Sweden

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Today, the European Commission has called on a number of Member States to ensure compliance of their national regulatory frameworks for gambling services with the Treaty on the Functioning of the EU.

The Commission has today:

  • requested Sweden to comply with EU rules on the free movement of services with regard to the regulation and supervision of its gambling monopoly;
  • closed an infringement case against Finland on the compliance of the national provisions establishing exclusive rights for the offering of gambling services with EU law;
  • decided to send to Belgium, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Lithuania, Poland and Romania an official request for information on national legislation restricting the supply of gambling services.

The industry will watch these developments with interest.

Read the Commission’s full press release here.


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