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EU court rules against betting monopoly

Read the article E.U. Court Bats Down Germany's Protection of Betting Monopolies

(follow the previous link to read the article in a separate window) and then consider answers to the questions below.


You might like to read this New York Times' article to support your answer to question 4:


Question 1

Describe the 'monopoly' practices identified in the article?

Question 2

Identify policies that are currently used in the country where you live by the government to try to prevent such monopoly practices.

Question 3

Analyse the consequences of EU ruling against Germany's monopoly of the betting industry.

Question 4

Evaluate the strengths of the arguments for and against state monopolies in the betting industry.