Further Interest in the Italian Online Gambling Market

Italian Online Gambling Market

Legislation in 2006 opened up the Italian gambling market to land based and online sports betting and later legislation paved the way for live poker games. Now the Italian market is open to online casino games and online poker. In 2011 up to 200 gaming licences were issued by the Italian authorities governing gambling, the

Italian Online Gambling Legislation and European Court of Justice Ruling

Italian Online Gambling Market

In January the Italian authorities presented a ministerial decree to the European Commission stating that betting exchanges would be regulated in Italy. (See article: Italian Online Gaming Market Opens up Even More). This would lead to the Italian online gaming market becoming more open to competition from online gaming operators from outside Italy who can