bwin.party exec Norbert Teufelberger and former co-CEO Manfred Bodner (r) have actually finally been acquitted of costs in France. (Image: SN / APA / HERBERT PFARRHO)
The battle over whether bwin now referred to as bwin.party violated the guidelines of France’s online gambling industry was fought 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 court that is french come to the conclusion that two professionals who were with bwin during the disputed time period are perhaps not guilty of the crimes they are accused of.
Bwin.party chief executive Norbert Teufelberger and former co-CEO that is bwin Bodner have both been acquitted of costs that they violated the appropriate gambling monopolies set up in France between 2003 and 2005. At that time, only two businesses La Francaise des Jeux (FDJ) and Pari-Mutuel Urbain (PMU) were given a monopoly over the nation’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 Continue Reading