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Gambling has long been in disrepute. Nevertheless, for centuries national governments have permitted the organisation of gambling, specifically in Europe, under more or less stringent conditions, or they have entrusted the task, subject to certain conditions, to companies under their total or partial control. This chapter demonstrates more clearly the specific role of crime and addiction in the current debate between the European Commission and the Member States. According to the European Commission, it is impossible to judge the effectiveness of the Dutch government?s general policy on combating gambling addiction, since the study set up in 2004?2005 used completely different methods from the study conducted in 1996. Policy on betting and gaming will remain chiefly the responsibility of the Ministry of Justice.

Keywords: Dutch government; European Commission; gambling; gaming; Member States



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