Liga Portuguesa – The ECJ and Its Mysterious Ways of Reasoning
European Law Reporter No. 11, 2009
9 Pages Posted: 6 Sep 2010 Last revised: 24 Apr 2012
Date Written: November 1, 2009
Expectations were high for the ECJ’s most recent judgment on gambling. However, the ECJ handed down a judgment that, in large, repeats its former case law – simply, this time relating to internet gambling. The Court discloses in its ruling an apparent feeling of uneasiness towards private gambling operators. Furthermore, the decision raises questions with regard to the reasoning that the Court applies.
Keywords: gambling, online gambling, ECJ
JEL Classification: K33, L83, K23
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