The Läärä case arose from a preliminary reference referred by the Vaasan hovioikeus in relation to the public monopoly for the operation of slot machines in Finland.
The European Commission has not singled out small countries with its new gambling infringement cases, and if any of the cases end up in Europe's highest court, the commission "needs to be sure we...
For the first time in more than five years, the commission has opened a new series of infringement proceedings against countries for restricting the supply of gambling services.