Malta-licensed operators to fight Austrian illegal gambling lawsuit

Swedish igaming lawyer Ola Wiklund warns of “formidable obstacles” ahead for Austrian litigation firm pursuing claims against international gambling companies

Legal claims against international operators for alleged illegal gambling in Austria represents a “jurisdictional overreach”, according to prominent Swedish igaming lawyer Ola Wiklund. Yesterday, EGR revealed claims equalling more than €40m had been filed by Austria-based litigation financing firm Advofin against operators on behalf of more than 2,000 clients. Advofin is working with local law…

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