Tag Archives: Arjan van ‘t Veer

Arjan van ‘t Veer: Sports betting is an integral part of European Lotteries

Romana Girandon, European Lotteries: Company ethics makes ownership irrelevant

Despite heavy competition in many markets from the private sector, state-backed and affiliated lottery companies are no strangers to sports betting. In fact, the market contributes greatly to lotteries’ charitable contributions. This is what Arjan van ‘t Veer, Secretary General of the European Lotteries (EL), explained to SBC alongside newly elected President of the association Romana Girandon. Does EL value …

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European Parliament’s Digital Services Act provisions welcomed by EL

EGBA 'confident of thorough investigation’ into legacy Dutch lottery licences

The European Parliament has adopted a negotiating position on the provisions of the Digital Services Act (DSA), a development welcomed by the European Lotteries (EL) for enhancing consumer protection and measures against illegal online gambling.  Coming to a decision, MEPs approved the provisions by 530 votes to 78, with 80 abstentions, with the legislation now moving onto the ‘trilogues’ stage, …

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CJEU denies Stanleybet on Italian ‘sole lottery concession’ appeal

SBC News CJEU denies Stanleybet on Italian 'sole lottery concession' appeal

The European Court of Justice (CJEU) has delivered its judgement on Stanleybet’s challenge of the Italian Customs & Monopoly Authority – ADM’s sole lottery concession model/framework. The CJEU rejected the joint appeal of Stanley International and Stanleybet Malta, which stated that the Italian government and its regulatory counterparts had denied betting incumbents services by enforcing an ‘exclusive national concession’ for …

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