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 was battled for over 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 final outcome that two executives who were with bwin during the disputed time duration are maybe not guilty of the crimes they have been accused of.
Bwin.party leader Norbert Teufelberger and former bwin co-CEO Manfred 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) were offered a monopoly over the country’s gambling industry, with the two accusing bwin of violating their rights by offering online gaming products to French citizens.
Long Wait for Verdict
Teufelberger and Bodner were originally arrested right back in September 2006 while at a press conference announcing a partnership between bwin and AS Monaco, a soccer club that is french. The pair ended up being faced with illegally offering Internet gambling products, illegally rece Continue reading “Two bwin.party Execs Acquitted of Gambling Charges in France”