Giulio Coraggio

Author's details

Name: Giulio Coraggio
Date registered: January 11, 2013


Latest posts

  1. Join our DLA Piper gambling event before ICE Gaming 2019 — January 28, 2019
  2. ITALY: Gambling advertising ban adopted, what to do now? — July 17, 2018
  3. Top 5 gaming predictions for 2018! — February 1, 2018
  4. DLA Piper Gaming event before the ICE. Come and join us! — January 30, 2018
  5. ITALY: New online gaming licenses now available! — January 12, 2018

Most commented posts

  1. Italy: New Remote Bingo Regulations notified to the EC — 1 comment
  2. Italy: Bets out of Palinsesto Decree to the EU — 1 comment
  3. Italy: Betting exchange regulations in force! — 1 comment
  4. Italy: Online slots launch date — 1 comment
  5. Italy: New Bingo – a step forward — 1 comment

Author's posts listings

Italy: Is online gaming dependent on offline?

Online gaming is heading towards hybrid models of business where offline services are still relevant, but this approach needs to deal with regulatory restrictions. Read the rest of this entry »

Italy: Black Thursday for the gaming market

A major action by Italian police authorities against online gaming sites might be a switching point for the Italian market. Read the rest of this entry »

Join our gambling tax and regulatory seminar

Here is an opportunity for an overview on the main gambling tax and regulatory issues in the hottest European countries at our DLA Piper seminar. Read the rest of this entry »

Italy – Changes to taxation and gaming advertising

New gaming taxes for AWPs and online games as well as gaming advertising regulations are contained in the amendments to the Italian budget law. Read the rest of this entry »

Italy: Lotto gaming tender gets the green light

The Italian lotto gaming tender finally got the approval from the Administrative Supreme Court and the process might be speeded up in the next months.  Read the rest of this entry »

eSports – the next big thing in the Italian gaming market?

eSports seem to be the new opportunity in the gaming sector and the Italian regulator already put in place the relevant regulations.  Read the rest of this entry »

Italy: Sporsbetting full liberalization fast-tracked

The full liberalization of sportsbetting in Italy is already in place as a consequence of a recent move by the gaming regulator. Read the rest of this entry »

Italy: New online gaming and betting shop licenses and new tax regime

The just published Italian draft budget law provides for the award of new online gaming and betting shop licenses as well as the change in taxation from AWPs and VLTs and a new cure procedure for CTDs. Read the rest of this entry »

Italy: The gaming revolution of 2016!

2016 will be a year leading to considerable changes in the Italian gaming market. The award of new online gaming and betting shop licenses together with the consolidation among operators might cause a relevant reshuffling of the market positions. Read the rest of this entry »

Italy: Sportsbetting full liberalization closer!

Sportsbetting full liberalization is getting closer with the publication by the Italian gaming regulator of the updated draft protocol of communication (PSQF) which has the purpose of getting rid of the official list of bets and events soon. Read the rest of this entry »

Italy: Lotto tender delays ring the bell for late comers?

The potential delays in the award of the new license for Lotto game in Italy and the changes to the applicable requirements might become an interesting opportunity for other gaming operators/suppliers.  Read the rest of this entry »

Black Wednesday for the Italian gaming market…

The Italian gaming market will remember this Wednesday for the very large number of companies, shops and individuals subject of actions taken by Italian police authorities. Giulio Coraggio Read the rest of this entry »

Italy: Gaming advertising ban, ready for the battle?

A potential gaming advertising ban is contained in the last draft of Italian gambling law, but there is no doubt that it will trigger legal challenges if approved. Read the rest of this entry »

Italy: Final efforts are needed on gaming rules…

Italian new gaming regulations seem to miss the last mile with further delays which even increased the stress levels among operators and suppliers. Read the rest of this entry »

Italy: Poker international liquidity to reverse the decline

Italian law allowing the international poker liquidity sharing might be a major step for the gaming market where poker is facing a considerable decline. Read the rest of this entry »

Italy: € 200M gaming VLT contribution paid by who?

The end of April was the deadline for the payment of the € 200M contribution by gaming machine licensees in Italy, but it is unclear who borne such cost between the supply chain and the licensees.  Read the rest of this entry »

Italy: Casino and Sportsbetting push for the growth

The data just published on the Italian online gaming market shows positive figures for casino and sportsbetting while poker has been declining with a slight recovery at the end of the year. Read the rest of this entry »

Italy: € 500 VLT gaming fee now confirmed?

The interim claim on the € 500 million video lottery fee has been rejected by Italian courts raising the question on whether the € 200 million payment due at the end of April shall be paid. Read the rest of this entry »

Italy: Time for New Casinos?

New casinos might be established in Italy creating new opportunities also for private investors in a country where at the moment there are only 4 casinos.  Read the rest of this entry »

Italy: 90% online sportsbetting growth leads to a turning point?

A 90% turnover growth of the online sportsbetting market in Italy together with the recent and upcoming changes in the Italian online gaming market are creating a quite friendly play-field for operators and suppliers removing the inefficiencies and issues of the last years. Read the rest of this entry »

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