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September 18, 2020

The Legal Gaming in Europe conference, set to take place before ICE

European Commission and Parliament to meet with gaming industry

(UK).- The gaming and gambling industry will have the opportunity to pose questions to the European Commission and European Parliament in London on January 22nd, with a view to getting further clarity on Article 49, the services directive and a push for greater harmonization and legislation of gaming laws across Europe.

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ean Bergevin (European Commission), Christopher Fjellner (European Parliament) and Prof Dr Kurt Schelter (former Minister of Justice and European Affairs of Brandenburg) will be addressing the Legal Gaming in Europe conference (www.bulletbusiness.com/legaleurope).

Supporting the debate will be speakers from operators including Betfair, 24hNetwork, Probability, 1128 plus a unique country by country breakdown of the primary European markets from legal experts.

With massive changes sweeping the European market place including infringements in France, Italy and Germany, the lack of clarity of the legal gaming situation across Europe has left many operators unclear as to where to operate with fear of further reprisals such as the recent Bwin case looming overhead.

The Legal Gaming in Europe conference, set to take place before ICE, was formulated with a view to providing a platform for discussion between the major industry players and to move discussions forward as to how the gaming industry can operate legally throughout Europe.

Michael Setters from conference organisers - Bullet Business - said “With the upcoming UK Gambling Act, the recent actions in Holland, Germany, France and Italy in relation to gaming, and the lack of a common platform we felt it pertinent to bring the stakeholders together with a view to moving discussion forwards. Obviously having the European Commission and Parliament present represents a major opportunity for the industry to get answers to their most important questions.”

More information on the Legal Gaming in Europe conference set to take place on January 22nd and 23rd, 2007 in London can be found at www.bulletbusiness.com/legaleurope.

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