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It is happening more and more during the last months that some of my gaming clients/contacts ask me for information in relation to potential partners interested in joint ventures or different partnership deals to enter into the Italian gaming market. Indeed, a joint venture or a partnership between a gaming operator and a media, telecom, marketing or software company is a option currently available according to the draft decree governing the upcoming issue of new online gaming licenses in Italy and...

As anticipated in the previous posts the draft decrees regulating:the launch of poker cash games and casino games; and the award of new remote gaming licensesin Italy have been subject to the review of the European Commission for a 3 months period. The good news is that the so called “stand still” period has now expired and, according to the publicly available information, no comments have been raised by the EC and the EU Member States.This means that the final...

After the success of the previous version of the FAQs, I thought that it might be useful publishing an updated version of the FAQs to help operators willing to apply for one of the Italian online gaming licenses that will be shortly available:Q. - Why do I need an Italian gaming license to enter into the Italian gaming market? My company already holds a foreign gaming license, what are the benefits of an Italian gaming license?Read this article on the topic "What...

OUT-LAW.COM reports that a French court ordered French ISPs to block the access for two months to a website offering games to French residents without holding a local gambling license. This decision reminds me that Italian gambling law obliges from 2007 ISPs to implement filters blocking the access to websites run without an Italian remote gaming license that are identified through a black-list updated on a monthly basis by the Italian Gambling Regulator (AAMS). Italian players trying to access to a...

As expected, the Italian Gaming Authority has notified to the European Commission the draft decree setting out the new Italian licensing regime. The draft decree will be subject to the review of the European Commission up to the 15th of October 2010 and, if no comments are raised by the other EU Member States, it is likely to be finally approved shortly after that. After the publication of the decree on the Official Gazette, new operators will be able to apply for...