The EU Debate – Restricted Openings Vs Monopoly Rule

The EU Debate – Restricted Openings Vs Monopoly Rule

The European iGaming landscape is providing the industry with much to consider, as it watches Member State after Member State introduce new national licensing regimes allowing restricted access to their domestic gaming markets foreign operators.

Published 18th August 2011

The European iGaming landscape is providing the industry with much to consider, as it watches Member State after Member State introduce new national licensing regimes allowing restricted access to their domestic gaming markets foreign operators.  However, the patchwork environment is still littered with market shut outs, such as the monopoly regimes in Sweden, Norway and Portugal.  Join our panel to discuss what we have learnt from the market openings in France and Italy, what we can expect from emerging regions such as Spain, Denmark and Belgium and also, how the monopolies are faring in their non-competitive regimes.

Speakers:  

Jake Pollard, iGamingFrance.com

Rolf Sims, Legal Adviser to the Norwegian Ministry of Culture

Stephen Ketteley, Berwin Leighton Paisner

John Hagan, Partner, Harris Hagan

Filmed at iGaming Super Show

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