After the vote of the Hungarian Parliament that adopted the relevant amendtments to the Hungarian Gambling Act and Concessions Act on 19 July 2022, the amending act (Act XIX of 2022 amending certain Acts regarding economic regulatory matters) is now officially published in the Hungarian Gazette.
Next week the Parliament is to vote on the liberalization of online sport betting and on new sanctions on PSP’s servicing unlicensed operators. Hungary has been considering the liberalization of online sports betting for a while. A TRIS proceedings was commenced in February and closed in June before the European Commission on a draft …
Gambling is a regulatory area where Member States, due to their moral and cultural differences, enjoy a wide margin of discretion when choosing their objectives and thus market structure, however such freedom is not without boundaries: restrictive measures, such as state monopolies, must nevertheless satisfy the requirements best summarised by the landmark decision of Gebhard.
A magyar távszerencsejáték koncessziós és engedélyezési rendszer 2013-as és 2014-es újraszabályozásai nyomán tömegesen indultak azzal kapcsolatos közigazgatási perek. Jelen tanulmány célja a perekben szerzett gyakorlati tapasztalatok és bizonyos konzekvenciáinak – szükségszerűen szubjektív – bemutatása.