The Italian Council of State reduces fines on lottery games and betting cartel (Lottomatica, Sisal)

On 12 December 2007, the Italian Council of State (ICS) issued a judgment relating to an earlier decision of the Italian Competition Authority (ICA) concerning a cartel affecting the lottery games and betting sector in Italy. In November 2004, the ICA imposed fines totalling € 8 million on Lottomatica S.p.A. and € 2.8 million on Sisal S.p.A. regarding an agreement in the market for lottery games and betting. The ICA found that Lottomatica and Sisal, leading players on the relevant market, had entered into a complex market-sharing agreement in order to protect their respective

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Richard Burton, The Italian Council of State reduces fines on lottery games and betting cartel (Lottomatica, Sisal), 12 December 2007, e-Competitions Bulletin December 2007, Art. N° 44949

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