EU Slaps Down Hungarian Online Gambling Taxes

The European Union's top court has ruled that Hungary's draconian online gambling licensing and tax scheme is in violation of the Union's laws regarding competition. In a ruling that came down late Thursday, the Court of Justice for the European Union (CJEU) determined that Hungary's rules were not transparent and would prevent other EU members from operating…

Hungary Eyes Gambling Liberalization…But There’s a Catch

Lots of European governments talk about breaking up their lucrative sports betting monopolies, but very few of them do so of their own volition. Hungary, is not one of those countries. Late last week, lawmakers in the former Communist country began moving forward a proposal that would radically liberalize the way Hungarian gambling takes place.…