EGBA – EUROPEAN GAMING & BETTING ASSOCIATION
ONLINE GAMBLING INCLUDED IN DEAL ON FOURTH ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING DIRECTIVE(December 2014)
EGBA is pleased that the entire gambling sector is now included in the scope of the
fourth anti-money laundering directive. EGBA welcomes the deal reached by the
negotiating teams of the European Parliament and the Member States on 16
December, which will ensure that the online gambling sector is subject to one set of
rules in the whole of the European Union.
SPORTS BETTING: COMMERCIAL AND INTEGRITY ISSUES 1.1 This report aims to identify and examine the core commercial and integrity matters surrounding the availability of betting on sporting events. It updates the topics covered in a similar report published in 2010 and explores a number of new issues that have since gained attention. 1.2 Regulated betting accounted for $58 billion (or around 14%) of $430 billion in total global gross gambling yield in 2012 and is forecast to reach $70 billion in 2016. It has seen 5.4% compound
average growth rates in the period 2001-13, driven by new technologies and product platforms.
1.3 However, the unregulated global betting sector, notably in Asia, is understood to be many times larger than the regulated sector, although no verifiable or precise financial reporting is available. It is believed that, excluding horse racing, 70-85% of the bets placed are on football… … … … Documento disponível para consulta
MANIFESTO FOR A SUSTAINABLE EU POLICY FOR ONLINE GAMBLING (April 2012) KEY RECOMMENDATIONS
1. The European Commission to fulfil its role as Guardian of the Treaty
2. Structured regulatory cooperation among national authorities
3. An EU legal framework for online gambling
4. Problem gambling prevention measures based on evidence
5. EU action to fight sport fraud Documento disponível para consulta
INDUSTRY POSITION ON FEASIBILITY STUDY ON A POSSIBLE LEGAL INSTRUMENT ON THE INTEGRITY OF SPORT AGAINST THE MANIPULATION OF RESULTS (March 2012)
1. In which areas of the fight against manipulations of sports results is there a need for further harmonization or co-operation?
2. Which functions should a strengthening of co-operation fulfill?
3. What are the pros and cons of negotiating an international convention compared to continuing with co-operation based on existing conventions, complemented by decisions and non-binding legal instruments?
4. How might a Pan-European initiative of co-operation and harmonisation give rise to an international movement? Documento disponível para consulta
EGBA SUBMISSION TO THE POLISH PRESIDENCY OF THE EUROPEAN UNION (September 2011)
Combating match-fixing – A priority for online sports betting operators
A need for fact based policy discussion
Financing of sport – Contribution of sports betting to the financing of sports
The creation of new rights for sports organisers Documento disponível para consulta
WRITTEN SUBMISSION TO THE GREEN PAPER ON ONLINE GAMBLING IN THE INTERNAL MARKET (July 2011)
On-line gambling in the EU: current situation
Definition and organisation of on-line gambling services
Related services performed and/or used by on-line gambling services providers
Financing of benevolent and public interest activities as well as events on which online sports betting
Enforcement and related matters
About EGBA Documento disponível para consulta
EGBA CONTRIBUTION TO WORKSHOP II: “THE ORGANIZATION AND FINANCING OF SPORT” (April 2010)
Item 4: Match fixing
Item 6: The role of sports betting and gambling in relation to the financing of sport
Item 7: Intellectual property rights Documento disponível para consulta
MONEY LAUNDERING RISKS AND E-GAMING: A EUROPEAN OVERVIEW AND ASSESSMENT (30.09.2009) 1. Introduction
What is money-laundering?
2. Risks and Threats in Money-laundering and e-Gaming
3. Counter-measures against Fraud and Money-Laundering in the Regulated e-Gaming Sector
4. Assessing Compliance of the e-Gaming Sector with AML Efforts Documento disponível para consulta
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