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Gambling - Awarding of Austrian concessions not in line with EU laws

Published: September 9, 2010; 15:17 · (Vindobona)

After Germany, the domestic monopoly must also be abolished. According to the EU Court of Justice, the awarding of the concession to Casinos Austria is against EU laws due to the lack of a call for tenders.

Gambling - Awarding of Austrian concessions not in line with EU laws / Picture: © Flickr

The European Court (ECJ) has tipped over the regulations for the Austrian gambling monopoly. The Austrian laws, which reserve the right to operate casinos to companies based in Austria, "violate the laws of the Union”.

Specifically, the verdict of the Court of Justice made known on Thursday says that the "awarding of the concessions to Casinos Austria is not in line” with…

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