Allwyn International a.s.

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Lobbying Costs

50,000€ - 99,999€

Financial year: Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

0.5 Fte (2)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Allwyn International a.s.   (Allwyn)

    EU Transparency Register

    343059028884-80 First registered on 08 Nov 2017

    Goals / Remit

    Allwyn is a multi-national lottery operator with leading market positions in Austria, the Czech Republic, Greece, Cyprus, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the United States (Illinois)

    We strongly believe that a sustainable business model leads to a successful economic performance and high returns for society. In line with our recent rebranding from SAZKA Group to Allwyn, we have reinforced our commitment to maintaining a business model based on responsibility, excellence and social returns. Allwyn’s core value of being innovative, inclusive and trustworthy underpin the way we work and are an important part of how we strive to do business responsibly.
    The company was previously registered in the EC transparency register under the denomination "SAZKA Group" which was rebranded to Allwyn Group (Allwyn Entertainment) more information @

    Main EU files targeted

    • EU initiatives regarding the gaming sector, including decisions regarding notified national legislation, DG Competition decisions on state aid and mergers, ECJ proceedings.
    • Follow up to the EC Communication on the European Framework for online gambling (COM (2012) 596 final) and the Council Recommendation on principles for the protection of consumers and players of online gambling services and for the prevention of minors from gambling online (2014/478/EU).
    • Proposal COM (2017) 0386 re: the Council of Europe “Convention on the manipulation of sports competitions with regard to matters related to substantive criminal law and judicial cooperation in criminal matters” (fight against match fixing).
    • Impacts on the gambling sector of adopted legislation and current regulatory proposals related to the EU digital policy (DSA, DMA, Data Act, Artificial Intelligence Act, ethical standards, civil liability of AI Applications, geo-blocking, Free flow of non-personal data, e-privacy, e-IDAS)
    • EU Consumer protection policy.
    • GDPR implementation and any further amendment.
    • Cybersecurity policy.
    • Anti-Money Laundering policy.
    • Corporate sustainability Due diligence & Corporate non-financial reporting.
    • EP own initiative reports (INI) relating to e-sports and videogames.
    • EU green taxonomy.


    Head Office
    Evropská 866/71 Vokovice
    Praha 6 160 00
    EU Office
    Rond-Point Schuman 6
    Brussels 1040


  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    0 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 18 May 2024

    Name Start date End Date
    Antonella PEDERIVA 19 Nov 2019 01 Dec 2020
    Mr Kamil ZIEGLER 19 Nov 2019 01 Dec 2020
    Antonella PEDERIVA 23 Nov 2018 19 Nov 2019
    Mr Kamil ZIEGLER 23 Nov 2018 19 Nov 2019
    Antonella PEDERIVA 28 Nov 2017 23 Nov 2018
    Mr Kamil ZIEGLER 28 Nov 2017 23 Nov 2018

    Complementary Information

    One person is devoting 30% of her time to the activities covered by the Register, the other person 10%. We therefore declare the total minimum of 0,50 FTE. This includes the service provider.

    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


    Companies & groups

  • Networking


    Allwyn International a.s. is not affiliated to any organization.
    Some of the companies that are part of our Group are members of “The European Lotteries” (EL), of the “World Lotteries Association” (WLA) and of European Casino Association (ECA).

    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

    50,000€ - 99,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    pangea public affairs 50,000€ - 99,999€

    Intermediaries for current year

    pangea public affairs

    Closed year Costs

    50,000€ - 99,999€

    Other financial info

    This financial declaration refers to Allwyn International a.s. (former SAZKA Group a.s.) which is 100% owned by Allwyn AG (former SAZKA Entertainment AG).

    Allwyn International a.s. is the new name of SAZKA Group a.s. (company identification number and registered office are the same); therefore, for the sake of continuity and transparency, we have simply amended this declaration under the new name of the company.

    Our declaration includes costs relating to our service provider and her activities as per the 2021 Guidelines.

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)


    Groups (European Parliament)


    Communication activities

    Our group is committed to a transparent and constructive dialogue with EU stakeholders, namely officials of the EU Institutions.
    We participate in EC public consultations if they are relevant to our business.
    We have recently shared our top line contribution to European political parties' manifestos in the views of the upcoming 2024 Elections.
    Furthermore, when necessary, we directly contact relevant EU Institutions representatives (via requests for meetings, phone calls or emails) to request clarifications of legislation or present our views.

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings


    4 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: All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 08 Apr 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject Digital Services Act
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Europe Fit for Digital Age
      • Penelope Papandropoulos (Cabinet member)
      • Werner Stengg (Cabinet member)
    • Date 26 Nov 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject SAZKA Group would be interested in discussing ways to strengthen the enforcement against illegal gambling. They would be pleased to share their experience and efforts in Greece where illegal gambling is a genuine problem with consequences ranging from from consumer protection to taxation, amongst others.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Pierre Moscovici
      Portfolio Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs
      • David Boublil (Cabinet member)
      • Leila Fernandez-Stembridge (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 23 Nov 2018 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject On the possible European regulation of the online gambling industry
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Věra Jourová
      Portfolio Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality
      • Eduard Hulicius (Cabinet member)
    • Date 12 Jul 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject DSM, platforms, data
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      • Stig Joergen Gren (Cabinet member)
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