E.U. Shows Hand In Gambling Competition Probe

Law360, New York (September 12, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- At least eight more European Union countries may be brought up on charges for unfair competition practices related to sports gambling, the European Commission said Tuesday.

The statement came only a few months after the E.C. sent letters to seven other countries, asking them to respond to complaints from bookmakers that they were not opening up their betting markets.

“We may in the next couple of months be taking further infringement cases as we have at least now eight other member states against whom complaints have...
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