The Hellenic Gaming Commission’s Invitation for Upgrading and Modernization

The Hellenic Gaming Commission's Invitation for Upgrading and Modernization

Following the announcements by the Minister of Finance about the overall regulation of the gaming market and taking into account the review of the existing statutory framework, the Chairman of the Hellenic Gaming Commission (HGC) formed a Working Group with the objective to study the operating framework for online gambling and submit proposals for its upgrading and modernization.

The Working Group shall:

  • Study the existing legislative framework regarding the licensing process of online gambling
    operators, the licensing conditions, the general and specific obligations of the licensees and
    the prohibitions for their legitimate operation.
  • Make a comparative analysis of the above mentioned legislative framework with those of
    other countries, in particular those of EU member states.
  • State the issues that have arisen during the transitional period provided for in paragraph 12
    of article 50, Law 4002/2011 (A 180) and investigate possible ways of resolving them, in
    accordance with public interest.
  • Identify our country’s comparative advantages and submit concrete proposals, compatible
    with European law, for the modernization of the institutional framework concerning the
    licensing, operation and supervision of online gambling, based on the international best

In this context, the Hellenic Gaming Commission, invites all interested parties to a public consultation process in order to submit comments and proposals that are to be sent to the following email: entitled: Public consultation for online gambling until Tuesday, December 12th 2017.…

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