By Gary Rice, Beauchamps Solicitors
Austrian gambling company, Bwin has lost its case before the European Court of Justice against Portugal’s state controlled sports betting monopoly. It had challenged Portugal’s right to operate a state-wide monopoly and exclude other companies from taking internet bets. In essence, it means that governments can bar foreign online bookmakers from offering bets in their jurisdiction.
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