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Volume: 16 Issue: 2
(February 2017)

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Geoblocking and the EU online gambling market: a reality check

Last year, the European Commission (‘EC’) published a proposed Regulation on geoblocking aimed at ending unjustified geoblocking practices in the EU (‘Draft Regulation’). The Draft Regulation has been welcomed by Digital Single Market proponents. However, the Draft Regulation expressly excludes remote gambling activities from its scope: in line with the principle of subsidiarity, EU Member States will remain free to carry on imposing ‘justified’ geographically-based restrictions on remote gambling offers that they consider to be illegal. In this context, Dr Malcolm Falzon and Dr Emma Grech of Camilleri Preziosi Advocates re-evaluate the current realities of geoblocking and the manner in which this phenomenon continues to affect the online gambling industry in Europe.

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