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Sports 12-02-2010

Barnier to seek coherent EU rules on gambling

After years of ad-hoc rulings by the European Court of Justice to regulate gambling in Europe, Internal Market Commissioner Michel Barnier announced yesterday (11 February) that the EU executive would seek a more coherent way to address the issue.
Sports 08-05-2009

Charity lotteries challenge state monopolies

European charity lotteries are seeking a level-playing field with state lotteries to be able to raise up to €10 billion annually for a variety of good causes, including sports. 
Sports 11-03-2009

Parliament: Gambling not a commodity like others

MEPs yesterday (10 March) overwhelmingly rejected the idea of creating an EU single market for online gambling, backing member states' right to decide on market liberalisation.
Sports 04-03-2009

Commission urged to clarify gambling’s EU legal status

The European Parliament and the EU Council of Ministers called on the European Commission yesterday (3 March) to initiate a dialogue in view of reaching political agreement on the legal status of gambling in Europe. 
Sports 13-05-2005

EU sports ministers want games of chance out of services directive

Whether games of chance remains in the services directive or is taken out completely is likely to have major implications for sports funding in the EU. EURACTIV looks into the state of play in this debate.