Judgment of the Court (Fourth Chamber), 24 January 2013

Stanleybet International Ltd (C‑186/11) William Hill Organization Ltd (C‑186/11) William Hill plc (C‑186/11) Sportingbet plc (C‑209/11) v Ipourgos Oikonomias kai Oikonomikon Ipourgos Politismou

Requests for a preliminary ruling from the Simvoulio tis Epikratias

Articles 43 and 49 EC — National legislation granting an exclusive right for the running, management, organisation and operation of games of chance to a single undertaking, in the form of a public limited company listed on the stock exchange — Advertising of the games and expansion in other Member States of the European Union — State controls

Joined Cases C‑186/11 and C‑209/11


Top of the page Documents in the Case
Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
22/02/2013 Stanleybet International and Others
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Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:2013:33
24/01/2013 Stanleybet International and Others
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Judgment (Summary)
ECLI:EU:C:2013:33
24/01/2013 Stanleybet International and Others
Opinion
ECLI:EU:C:2012:582
20/09/2012 Stanleybet International and Others
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Order
ECLI:EU:C:2011:421
22/06/2011 Stanleybet International and Others
Application (OJ)
10/06/2011 Stanleybet International and Others
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Top of the page Legal analysis of the decision or of the case

Reports of Cases

published in the electronic Reports of Cases (Court Reports - general)

Subject-matter

Information not available

Systematic classification scheme

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Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

Operative part

Opinion

  • EC Treaty (Amsterdam), Article 43 : points 29, 68
  • EC Treaty (Amsterdam), Article 49 : points 29, 68
  • TFEU, Article 49 : points 1, 31, 37, 62, 68, 69, 73, 74
  • TFEU, Article 56 : points 1, 31, 37, 62, 68, 69, 73, 74
  • TFEU, Article 267 : points 1, 35
  • Directive 2001/42 : point 70
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -106/77 : point 66
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -213/89 : point 66
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -326/00 : points 35, 66
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -338/04 : points 43, 47, 54, 55
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -222/05 : points 35, 66
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -162/06 : points 35, 66
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -409/06 : points 35, 66, 67
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -42/07 : points 38, 41, 45, 46
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -316/07 : points 39, 40, 42, 48, 54, 58
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -203/08 : points 35, 44
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -212/08 : points 42, 45, 56, 58
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -258/08 : points 56, 57
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -347/09 : points 35, 40, 44, 48, 54, 55, 57
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -72/10 : points 43, 47
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -41/11 : points 70 - 72


Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 20/04/2011

Date of the Opinion

  • 20/09/2012

Date of the hearing

Information not available

Date of delivery

24/01/2013


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Applications: OJ C 186 from 25.06.2011, p.15 ; OJ C 194 from 02.07.2011, p.11

Judgment: OJ C 71 from 09.03.2013, p.3

Name of the parties

Stanleybet International and Others

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. Tassis, S.: Protaseis Genikou Eisaggelea DEE ypoth. C-186, 209/11 apof. tis 20.9.2012 (Tychera paignia meso diadiktyou), Dikaio Meson Enimerosis & Epikoinonias 2012 p.435-437 (EL)
  2. Picod, Fabrice: L'État peut accorder des autorisations en respectant les règles du jeu, La Semaine Juridique - édition générale 2013 nº 7 p.313 (FR)
  3. Simon, Denys: Jeux de hasard. Un renvoi préjudiciel du Conseil d'État grec donne l'occasion à la Cour de préciser à nouveau les conditions de compatibilité des règles nationales relatives aux jeux de hasard avec les principes de la libre prestation de services, mais surtout de se prononcer sur la faculté de maintenir provisoirement les effets d'une réglementation incompatible avec le droit de l'Union, Europe 2013 Mars Comm. nº 3 p.25-26 (FR)
  4. Mintas, Laila: EuGH: Grenzen des nationalen Glücksspielmonopols, Multimedia und Recht 2013 p.327-329 (DE)
  5. Mok, M.R.: Nederlandse jurisprudentie ; Uitspraken in burgerlijke en strafzaken 2013 nº 271 (NL)
  6. Wilhelm, Georg: Glücksspiel ums Glücksspiel geht weiter - EuGH C-186/11 und C-209/11, Ecolex 2013 p.97 (DE)
  7. Stadler, Arthur ; Aquilina, Nicholas: Unionsrechtskonforme Regulierung: ein Glücksspiel?, Ecolex 2013 p.389-392 (DE)
  8. Bassini, Marco: La Corte di giustizia sulla compatibilità con il diritto dell'Unione europea dei monopoli in materia di giochi e scommesse: il caso greco, Diritto pubblico comparato ed europeo 2013 p.669-676 (IT)
  9. Guinard, Dorian: Faites vos jeux !, Revue Lamy de la Concurrence : droit, économie, régulation 2013 nº 36 p.80 (FR)



Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

Symvoulio tis Epikrateias - Greece

Subject-matter

  • Freedom of establishment
  • Freedom to provide services

Provisions of national law referred to

Information not available

Provisions of international law referred to

Information not available

Procedure and result

  • Reference for a preliminary ruling

Formation of the Court

quatrième chambre (Cour)

Judge-Rapporteur

Toader

Advocate General

Mazák

Language(s) of the Case

  • Greek

Language(s) of the Opinion

  • English