ICLG: Gambling Laws and Regulations Austria 2024

Article • Gaming & Entertainment from Thomas Talos, Nicholas Aquilina, Angela Yonkova-Markov

Austria Chapter covers common issues in gambling laws and regulations – including relevant authorities and legislation, application for a licence, licence restrictions, digital media, enforcement and liability.

Find the entire chapter on Austria here.

The team
Thomas Talos
Partner / Capital Markets, Corporate Law & Transactions, Gaming & Entertainment
Thomas founded the firm in 2000 together with Ernst Brandl. He is co-publisher of the commentary on the EU Merger Act and (co-)author of numerous publications.

University of Vienna, Faculty of Law (Mag. iur. 1991, Dr. iur. 1994)
University of Virginia, School of Law (LL.M. 1994)
Nicholas Aquilina
Partner / Legal Tech, Regulatory, Gaming & Entertainment, Compliance & Internal Investigations
Nicholas advises international gaming, betting and entertainment companies on regulatory, licensing, compliance, commercial and transactional matters.

He is an expert in international gambling law, including aspects of EU law, social gaming, e-sports and fantasy sports. Nicholas regularly represents clients in regulatory and licensing matters before national regulators, at European associations and before EU institutions. He has (co-) authored several publications and is excited to be driving the LegalTech initiative at BT.
Angela Yonkova-Markov
Attorney at Law / Gaming & Entertainment
Angela specializes in international gaming and betting law, European law, and e-commerce and social media. She advises clients on regulatory and compliance issues, including relevant aspects of the EU law. Her scope of work also includes advising and representing leading international companies in court on gaming litigation.

University of Vienna, Faculty of Law (Magistra iuris 2017)