At the end of January 2019, the online poker regulatory authorities of France, Portugal, and Spain released a public statement on the implementation of the agreement concerning online poker liquidity sharing that they signed on 6th July 2017. The fourth signatory to that agreement was the gambling authority of Italy. The purpose of the … Read more
Legal provisions adopted in Italy concerning gambling are quite worrying.
Currently, the Italian Senate is debating another increase of the fiscal levy rate for video lotteries (VLT) and amusement with prizes (AWP) machines (low stakes, low prizes). Under the current government, these gaming machines already had two tax increases: one in July 2018, with the ‘Dignity Decree’, in order to compensate for the loss of revenues expected because of the ban on gambling advertising and sponsorships; and a second one, in December, with the Budget Law for 2019….
Giovanni Carboni speech at 2018 E-Gaming Review Online Gambling Briefing Italy. See the slides of the speech: EGR Gambling Briefing October 4th 2018 Giovanni Carboni 04102018
The point of view of Carboni & Partners’s Giovanni Carboni is undoubtedly a privileged one. He is always going back and forth between State Monopolies and major gaming operators. This time, its contribution is even more important, given the sensibility and importance of the subject, both from a political and a technological point of view. … Read more
Today’s EU Court of Justice ruling states that the provision of services by operators established in Gibraltar to persons established in the UK constitutes, as a matter of EU law, a situation confined in all respects within a single Member State. The case opposing the Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association Limited v Commissioners for Her Majesty’s … Read more
La parola all’esperto, Giovanni Carboni che ha analizzato la liquidità condivisa per Gioco News: “Salto di qualità necessario ma processo lentissimo” “Un elemento fondamentale da tenere a mente per lo sviluppo prossimo del processo di regolamentazione della liquidità condivisa di poker e gioco online: che i Paesi partano tutti insieme con i primi tavoli condivisi … Read more
Il modello regolatorio italiano del gioco online individua obblighi e responsabilità nel solo concessionario che intratiene il rapporto con il consumatore finale, anche se altri soggetti della filiera hanno ruoli determinanti su sicurezza e legalità. In altre giurisdizioni il legislatore regola e impone il possesso di un titolo autorizzatorio anche al provider di servizi di … Read more
Please download hereunder the article as published : Quelles mesures pour lutter contre les risques d’addiction
Setting the scene for Italy on the following trends: Standardisation and Gambling regulatory authorities cooperation. Please download the slides at the following link: slides-lisbona14092016
On 27 November 2015, gambling regulatory authorities from twenty EEA Member States signed a cooperation arrangement on online gambling services1, setting out the scope, procedure and practical arrangements for this cooperation between them.
Following the European Commission Expert Group on Gambling Services launch in 20122, this arrangement is a further implementation of the Commission communication “Towards a comprehensive European framework on online gambling”3 which has set out an action plan to address the online gambling challenges in the EU and where enhanced administrative cooperation and efficient enforcement are among the proposed actions.