Austrian trade body calls for online gambling licensing system

Operator association argues new licence framework could boost Covid-19-hit Austrian sports clubs by up to €50m

The Austrian Association for Betting and Gambling (OVWG) has called for a new online gambling licensing system to boost Austrian sport as it grapples with the financial fallout of Covid-19. The OVWG said the “long-outdated” monopoly held by Österreichische Lotterien Gesellschaft (Austrian lotteries) should be replaced by the national licensing of sports betting and online…

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