European Gaming and Betting Association

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Overview

Lobbying Costs

300,000€ - 399,999€

Financial year: Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

1.75 Fte (5)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

7

High-level Commission meetings

5

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    European Gaming and Betting Association   (EGBA)

    EU Transparency Register

    29508582413-52 First registered on 30 Sep 2009

    Goals / Remit

    The European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) represents online gaming and betting operators established and regulated in the EU. Launched in March 2007, the EGBA promotes the implementation of a competitive, fair and European regulated market accessible to operators applying high-level standards with regard to consumer and minor protection as well as other aspects of responsible gaming. The EGBA believes that consumers should have access to a choice of regulated European operators unde the highest possible standards in protection and care.

    EGBA groups the leading cross-border online gaming and betting operators established and licensed in Europe, of which most are publicly listed.

    Main EU files targeted

    Online gambling and all policies related to gambling, consumer protection, GDPR, Digital Single Act, TRIS, advertising, anti-money laundering, competition and state aid, Artificial Intelligence, electronic ID, e-privacy, FinTech, internet policy, payment services etc.

    Address

    Head Office
    avenue de broqueville 12, box 7
    Brussels 1150
    BELGIUM
    EU Office
    avenue de broqueville 12, box 7
    Brussels 1150
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    5

    Employment timeLobbyists
    50%2
    25%3

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    1.75

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    7 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 15 Jun 2024

    Name Start date End Date
    Ekaterina Hartmann 08 Apr 2024 08 Apr 2026
    Maarten Arnoud HAIJER 26 Mar 2024 02 Oct 2024
    Barry MAGEE 26 Mar 2024 02 Oct 2024
    VASILIKI PANOUSI 26 Mar 2024 02 Oct 2024
    Barry William Magee 15 Apr 2024 15 Apr 2026
    VASILIKI PANOUSI 08 Apr 2024 08 Apr 2026
    Daniele Perrone 08 Apr 2024 08 Apr 2026
    Daniele Perrone 26 Mar 2024 26 Apr 2024
    VASILIKI PANOUSI 10 Mar 2020 01 Apr 2021
    Maarten Arnoud HAIJER 06 Nov 2019 31 Oct 2020
    Daniele Perrone 01 Nov 2019 31 Oct 2020
    Ms Ekaterina Alexandrova 29 Oct 2019 29 Oct 2020
    Barry MAGEE 16 Apr 2019 01 May 2020
    VASILIKI PANOUSI 20 Mar 2019 10 Mar 2020
    Maarten Arnoud HAIJER 03 Oct 2018 01 Nov 2019
    Ms Ekaterina Alexandrova 03 Oct 2018 29 Oct 2019
    Daniele Perrone 03 Oct 2018 01 Nov 2019
    VASILIKI PANOUSI 09 Feb 2018 08 Feb 2019
    Barry MAGEE 09 Feb 2018 07 Feb 2019
    Daniele Perrone 27 Oct 2017 03 Oct 2018
    Maarten Arnoud HAIJER 05 Oct 2017 29 Sep 2018
    Ms Ekaterina Alexandrova 05 Oct 2017 26 Sep 2018
    Ms Liliana Caraça 05 Oct 2017 29 Sep 2018
    VASILIKI PANOUSI 21 Feb 2017 09 Feb 2018
    Maarten Arnoud HAIJER 30 Sep 2016 21 Sep 2017
    Ms Ekaterina Alexandrova 30 Sep 2016 21 Sep 2017
    Ms Liliana Caraça 13 Sep 2016 09 Sep 2017
    VASILIKI PANOUSI 03 Mar 2016 22 Feb 2017
    Maarten Arnoud HAIJER 10 Jul 2015 07 Jul 2016
    Ms Ekaterina Alexandrova 10 Jul 2015 08 Jul 2016
    Mr Erwan Bertrand 05 Mar 2015 18 Feb 2016
    Ms Ekaterina Alexandrova 06 Aug 2014 10 Jul 2015
    Mrs Ekaterina Alexandrova 06 Aug 2014 27 Jan 2015
    Maarten Arnoud HAIJER 31 Jul 2014 10 Jul 2015
    Mr Erwan Bertrand 09 Apr 2014 05 Mar 2015
    Mr Erwan Bertrand 04 Apr 2014 09 Apr 2014
    Mrs Ekaterina Alexandrova 11 Sep 2013 06 Aug 2014
    Maarten Arnoud HAIJER 07 Aug 2013 31 Jul 2014
    Florian CARTOUX 07 Aug 2013 21 Dec 2013
    Maarten Arnoud HAIJER 29 Jan 2013 07 Aug 2013
    Ms Sigrid LIGNÉ 15 Jan 2013 06 Aug 2013
    Florian CARTOUX 29 Jan 2013 07 Aug 2013
    Maarten Arnoud HAIJER 24 Jan 2012 01 Nov 2012
    Mrs Sigrid LIGNÉ 31 Jan 2012 08 Feb 2013
    Florian CARTOUX 05 Mar 2012 08 Feb 2013

    Complementary Information

    None declared

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories

    Category

    Trade and business associations

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    European Committee for Standardization (CEN)
    European Policy Centre
    Anti moneylaundering Europe (AME)

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    300,000€ - 399,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    300,000€ - 399,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    none

    Groups (European Parliament)

    N/A

    Communication activities

    EGBA news, European Safer Gambling Week, ad hoc events including webinars, information and data sharing campaigns

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    5 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't proactively publish information about these meetings. For more information about which commissioner is responsible for which portfolio, check out this link: https://commissioners.ec.europa.eu/index_en All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 04 Feb 2019 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject regulation of online gaming industry
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Věra Jourová
      Portfolio Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality
      Attending
      • Eduard Hulicius (Cabinet member)
    • Date 07 Jul 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject DSM
      DG Günther Oettinger
      Attending
      • Markus Schulte (Cabinet member)
      • Eric Mamer (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 16 Jan 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Gambling
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska
      Portfolio Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
      Attending
      • Kaius Kristian Hedberg (Cabinet member)
      • Agnieszka Drzewoska (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 16 Jan 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Online gambling industry
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Tibor Navracsics
      Portfolio Education, Culture, Youth and Sport
      Attending
      • Szabolcs Horvath (Cabinet member)
    • Date 16 Dec 2014 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Online gambling industry
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Tibor Navracsics
      Portfolio Education, Culture, Youth and Sport
      Attending
      • Szabolcs Horvath (Cabinet member)
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