Commission work in the field of online gambling services

Commission work in the field of online gambling services. Based on an in-depth public consultation, this Communication sets out an action plan to enhance clarity on gambling issues throughout the EU for national authorities, operators, related industries such as media service providers, and consumers. The Gambling Commission has a range of powers, for offline and online gambling, and we expect it to take the strongest possible action against any company that breaks the rules." View comments Online Betting and Gambling in Europe: from Consultation to Action. I now come to the second main element of our action: preventing fraud. The consultation pointed to the need for greater clarity in the application of the Money-Laundering Directive to betting and gambling and to the need to guarantee a level playing field for all regulated the same time seeks to bring online betting within the purview of state taxation and licensing. In the Netherlands, a draft law regulating online gambling for the first time was published in May 2013. The government is now assessing the submissions to an open consultation which ended in July. For the EU’s newest member state, Croatia, a new legal The gambling industry, in principle, does not oppose regulation at the EU level, but spokesmen have voiced their concerns about the effectiveness of such an action. Malcolm Bruce, a representative of Belfair, one of the world's biggest online gambling companies, expressed the sentiments of the industry by stating “[w]e welcome strong

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