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Belgium Lottery fined €1.2m for abusing monopoly position

National lottery operator found to have used data acquired under monopoly status to promote sports betting product

Belgium's National Lottery was yesterday hit with a €1.2m fine by the Belgian Competition Authority (BCA) after it was judged to have "abused" its monopolistic lottery position to launch an online sports betting product. An investigation by the BCA into the Loterie Nationale found the operator had used contact details of players it acquired through…

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