Sport&Marke: Panel discussion on “Sports sponsorship of the gambling & betting industry”

2021-07-14T16:00:32+02:00

In Austria, online gambling and betting providers licensed in EU member states invest around EUR 100 million annually in the Austrian sports and media landscape. The announced gambling reform jeopardizes these amounts....

Sport&Marke: Panel discussion on “Sports sponsorship of the gambling & betting industry”2021-07-14T16:00:32+02:00

Sport&Marke: Interview with Dr. Raffaela Zillner

2021-07-14T16:03:07+02:00

Austrian sports and the online gambling and betting industry have always been important economic partners. Every year, 100 million euros are invested in sponsorship and marketing in the Austrian sports and media landscape. These investments could be increased even further: Last year, we made a proposal for the introduction of a contemporary online gambling licensing system, in which additional revenues, such as any license fees, would be earmarked for grassroots and professional sports...

Sport&Marke: Interview with Dr. Raffaela Zillner2021-07-14T16:03:07+02:00

Austria’s Online Gambling Regulation Needs The Right Instruments

2021-02-18T15:42:55+02:00

Monopolies have often been justified under the belief that the state is better placed to protect its gamblers. But that’s why countries should have stringent consumer protection rules: it’s the rules that protect the consumer, not whether there is a monopoly or not....

Austria’s Online Gambling Regulation Needs The Right Instruments2021-02-18T15:42:55+02:00

New article on the topic of “Incoherence of Austrian Gambling and Betting Regulation”

2021-01-13T16:54:47+02:00

According to the authors, the structure of the Austrian gambling and betting regulation largely contradicts the coherence requirement under EU law. In this respect, it is contrary to EU law and inapplicable....

New article on the topic of “Incoherence of Austrian Gambling and Betting Regulation”2021-01-13T16:54:47+02:00

Hot off the press: OVWG Annual Report 2020

2021-01-13T17:10:34+02:00

When we subtitled the 2019 activity report "An exciting year in Austria", nobody expected that 2020 would bring a new dimension of excitement. Only three months later after we had published our last annual report, Austria was in lockdown...

Hot off the press: OVWG Annual Report 20202021-01-13T17:10:34+02:00

4th OVWG expert panel on the incoherence of gambling regulation

2021-01-13T16:55:38+02:00

In our next expert panel on 23 November 2020, the authors of the expert opinion, Univ.-Prof. Dr. Bernd Hartmann, LL.M. (University of Osnabrück) and Univ.-Prof. Dr. Tristan Barczak, LL.M. (University of Passau) will present the main findings of their expertise....

4th OVWG expert panel on the incoherence of gambling regulation2021-01-13T16:55:38+02:00

University expertise: Gambling rules inconsistent and in breach of EU law

2020-10-21T15:05:45+02:00

Vienna (APA): The Austrian gambling rules are incoherent and contrary to EU law, says an expert opinion prepared by the University of Osnabrück on behalf of private gambling and sports betting operators (OVWG). The authors, two university professors...

University expertise: Gambling rules inconsistent and in breach of EU law2020-10-21T15:05:45+02:00

More than sports betting: Study on the importance of the sports betting industry in Austria

2020-09-29T11:55:46+02:00

New sports betting study published! A new study of the Upper Austrian Chamber of Commerce (WKOÖ), prepared under the scientific direction of the University of Linz, underlines the importance...

More than sports betting: Study on the importance of the sports betting industry in Austria2020-09-29T11:55:46+02:00

Online gambling operators present plan to support Austrian sports in the Corona crisis

2020-09-23T10:27:02+02:00

Austrian sports and gambling/sports betting operators have always been important economic partners, which is ....

Online gambling operators present plan to support Austrian sports in the Corona crisis2020-09-23T10:27:02+02:00
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