Tag Archives: Hellenic Gaming Commission

Greece approves passage of new gambling bill modernising industry frameworks

The Greek government has settled on amendments to finally approve the passage of its revamped gambling bill, launching the country’s first regulated online gambling framework. First sanctioned in September 2018 with the aim of overhauling Greek gambling’s licensing regime and industry-wide regulations, final provisions of the new gambling bill have been approved by the European Commission (EC) and Greece’s House …

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OPAP appeals Council of State decision to revoke licence

Greek gambling and lottery group OPAP SA has stressed that it is looking into appealing a recent decision made by the Greek Council of State to revoke its online sports betting licence. Judges of Greece’s highest-ranking administrative court upheld an appeal made by Austrian operator Goalbet, who challenged the Hellenic Gaming Commission’s (EEEP) licensing approval of OPAP online sportsbook subsidiary …

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Goalbet challenge sees Greek Council revoke OPAP online betting licence

Athens-listed gambling group OPAP SA is facing disruption in its home market of Greece following the decision taken by the State Council to revoke the operator’s online sports betting licence. Judges of Greece’s highest-ranking administrative court upheld an appeal made by Austrian operator Goalbet, who challenged the Hellenic Gaming Commission’s (EEEP) licensing approval of OPAP online sportsbook subsidiary Pame Stoixima. The …

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Inspired announces Greek VLT rollout with OPAP in 2017

Inspired has announced that it will be soon be starting the rollout of its video lottery terminal (VLT) cabinets with Greek betting and lottery operator OPAP S.A (OPAP). Following the formal announcement of new VLT regulations by the Hellenic Gaming Commission, OPAP has deemed that all appropriate conditions are now in place to allow it to restart plans for the …

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