International gambling operators score again in the ongoing exciting match against the Hungarian State

By Gábor Helembai

04-2018

The Hungarian State does not perform well when it plays away; it recently conceded another goal in Luxembourg. The score is currently 2:0 to the international gambling operators. But will they win the match when the game is over?

The Court of Justice of the European Union’s (CJEU) judgment in the Sporting Oddscase (C-3/17) was recently announced, where it found again that the Hungarian gambling regulation is not compliant with the fundamental principles of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU). This result was somewhat expected and, frankly speaking, does not contain any ground breaking news. The CJEU decided in line with the former, well-known decisions in similar matters, especially last year’s Unibet case (Case C‑49/16).

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