bwin.party exec Norbert Teufelberger and co-CEO that is former Bodner (r) have finally been acquitted of costs in France. (Image: SN / APA / HERBERT PFARRHO)
The battle over whether bwin now known as bwin.party violated the guidelines of France’s online gambling industry is battled for more than a decade now, with legal proceedings having begun nearly eight years ago. But finally, after it seemed as although the instance might never be resolved, A french court has come to the conclusion that two executives who were with bwin during the disputed time duration are perhaps not guilty of the crimes they’ve been accused of.
Bwin.party leader Norbert Teufelberger and former co-CEO that is bwin Bodner have actually both been acquitted of charges that they violated the legal gambling monopolies set up in France between 2003 and 2005. At that time, only two organizations La Francaise diverses Jeux (FDJ) and Pari-Mutuel Urbain (PMU) had been given a monopoly on the country’s gambling industry, with the two accusing bwin of violating their rights by offering online gaming products to citizens that are french.
Very Long Wait for Verdict
Teufelberger and Bodner were originally arrested right back in September 2006 while at a press seminar announcing a partnership between bwin and AS Monaco, a soccer club that is french. The pair was faced with illegally Internet that is offering gambling, illegally receiving wagers on sporti […]