bwin.party exec Norbert Teufelberger and former co-CEO Manfred Bodner (r) have actually finally been acquitted of charges 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 happens to be battled for over a decade now, with legal proceedings having begun nearly eight years back. But finally, after it seemed as though the instance might never be resolved, a court that is french come to in conclusion that two executives who were with bwin during the disputed time period are perhaps not guilty of the crimes they are accused of.
Bwin.party leader Norbert Teufelberger and former co-CEO that is bwin Bodner have both been acquitted of fees that they violated the appropriate gambling monopolies set up in France between 2003 and 2005. During the time, only two organizations La Francaise des Jeux (FDJ) and Pari-Mutuel Urbain (PMU) had been offered a monopoly over the country’s gambling industry, with the two accusing bwin of violating their rights by offering online gaming products to citizens that are french.
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 french soccer club. The pair had been charged with illegally Internet that is offering gambling, illegally receiving wagers Læs resten