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FOR THE BENEFIT OF (EUROPEAN) SOCIETY<br />Tjeerd Veenstra<br />Budapest, 23 February 2011<br />
EU Lotteries<br />53 State (licensed) lotteries and totos<br />Draw based games, instant tickets, sportgames parimutual an...
EL principles<br />Subsidiarity<br />National authorisation system<br />Internalcoherence of nationalrestrictivepolicy<br ...
The EuropeanCommunity<br />EU Commission<br />Green paper onon-linegambling in the InternalMarket<br />EU Parliament<br />...
The EU <br />EU Court of Justice<br />Subsidiarity<br />No mutualrecognition/country of origin<br />Internet as additional...
EL governance<br />National rules and regulation<br />EL Standards<br />EL Code of conductforsportsbetting<br />Partnershi...
The battle<br />Remotegambling operators vsnationalgovernments<br />National and Europeancourt cases<br />Focus nowonnatio...
Thanksforyourattention<br />veenstra@lotto.nl<br />
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Tjeerd Veenstra, Director and Member of the Executive Board, De Lotto

  1. 1. FOR THE BENEFIT OF (EUROPEAN) SOCIETY<br />Tjeerd Veenstra<br />Budapest, 23 February 2011<br />
  2. 2. EU Lotteries<br />53 State (licensed) lotteries and totos<br />Draw based games, instant tickets, sportgames parimutual and fixedodds<br />Sales: € 76,6 billion, GGR: € 34,7 billion<br />Payments to society (treasury, duties, sports and othergoodcauses): € 22,4 billion (2009)<br />64 % of GGR <br />Contribution to sports: > € 2 billion<br />
  3. 3. EL principles<br />Subsidiarity<br />National authorisation system<br />Internalcoherence of nationalrestrictivepolicy<br />Integrity<br />Includesintegrity of sportscompetition<br />Precaution<br />Goodgovernancerequirescautiousapproach<br />Solidarity<br />Public economic interest<br />
  4. 4. The EuropeanCommunity<br />EU Commission<br />Green paper onon-linegambling in the InternalMarket<br />EU Parliament<br />Schaldemose report onon-linegambling<br />EU Council<br />ResolutionadoptedbyCompetitivenessCouncil December 2010: Contributionsby state lotteries and lotterieslicensedby the state playan important rolefor society, via forexample the funding of goodcauses, directlyorindirectlywhereapplicable, and thisspecificroleneeds to berecognized in discussions at the European level<br />
  5. 5. The EU <br />EU Court of Justice<br />Subsidiarity<br />No mutualrecognition/country of origin<br />Internet as additional distribution networksubmitted to nationalrules and regulation<br />
  6. 6. EL governance<br />National rules and regulation<br />EL Standards<br />EL Code of conductforsportsbetting<br />Partnership with UEFA, IOC, SportAccord etc.<br />EL Monitoring system<br />
  7. 7. The battle<br />Remotegambling operators vsnationalgovernments<br />National and Europeancourt cases<br />Focus nowonnationaldevelopments internet<br />Controlled opening online supply different MS<br />Lobby focus on<br />As low as possible% dutyon GGR (not full stake)<br />Unlimited access<br />Competitivenessglobalnetwork intact<br />Suggestion of extensiveincomefor state<br />
  8. 8. Thanksforyourattention<br />veenstra@lotto.nl<br />

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