Greek regulator starts licensing process for online gambling – Yogonet International

The Hellenic Gaming Commission began to accept submissions to register key personnel, suppliers and services


he Hellenic Gaming Commission (HGC) revealed that it has begun the process to register key personnel, suppliers and services for its licensing procedure, including online gaming.

The Greece’s gambling regulator stated that all legal entities, including shareholders, key executives, manufacturers, technology suppliers and certification bodies may now apply for obtaining licenses for online gaming and betting, The Indian Wire reports. Greece’s Parliament had passed the Gambling Regulations in October last year and its Ministry of Finance had submitted the draft of regulations with amendments and controls to the European Commission for approval.

The HGC explained that there are two categories for the license. One would enable online sportsbooks, and the other one is for operating other games of chance, essentially online poker and casino. These licenses shall be valid for a period of seven years,