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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 studies: Effect of gambling advertising of the Austrian monopolists on consumers!

2021-02-11T18:09:16+02:00

In the study, the University of Vienna comes to the conclusion that the current advertising activities of the Austrian gambling monopolists create a strong incentive to gamble via various strategies. Furthermore, the experts from the University of Munich concluded that all of the monopolists' advertising strategies examined by the University of Vienna are highly problematic with regard to ECJ requirements and that the "gambling makes you rich" advertising strategy in particular is blatantly contrary to EU law....

New studies: Effect of gambling advertising of the Austrian monopolists on consumers!2021-02-11T18:09:16+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

COVID-19: European Gambling Associations Renew Commitment To Safer Online Gambling

2020-10-15T11:00:34+02:00

As many European countries face the return of more severe coronavirus-related (COVID-19) restrictions, online gambling associations have renewed their commitment to safer gambling and responsible advertising ....

COVID-19: European Gambling Associations Renew Commitment To Safer Online Gambling2020-10-15T11:00:34+02:00

Study: Online gambling behavior before and during COVID-19

2020-06-07T14:40:49+02:00

Using data from a major European online operator, authors Michael Auer, Doris Malischnig and Mark D. Griffiths have examined the gaming behavior of 5396 sports betting customers before and during the COVID-19 pandemic...

Study: Online gambling behavior before and during COVID-192020-06-07T14:40:49+02:00

COVID-19: European associations issue guidance

2020-03-31T06:03:14+02:00

With increasing global concern about the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the health, safety and well-being of the general public is of outmost concern. During this particularly concerning time for citizens online gambling companies should act in socially responsible way

COVID-19: European associations issue guidance2020-03-31T06:03:14+02:00