EU says U.S. online gambling laws breach WTO rules
The European Commission said on Thursday that U.S. laws affecting foreign suppliers of online gambling services were in breach of the World Trade Organization (WTO) rules. The European Union (EU)’s executive arms said its investigation had found that U.S. laws on remote gambling and their enforcement against EU companies constitute an obstacle to trade that is inconsistent with WTO rules. “The …
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