Every since breaking away from the Soviet Union and becoming an independent country, Estonia seemed to have embraced gambling. Currently, both online and land-based gambling is legal and regulated within the country, making it one of Europe’s most exciting gambling markets.
Slotegrator, a solution provider and aggregator for online casinos and sportsbooks, is now active in Estonia. The Baltic country is a low-risk market that attracts lots of attention from operators and investors. According to industry experts, the regulatory framework is favourable, and the market is going to keep growing, especially in the online segment.
Playtech Live Casino managing director Edo Haitin reveals the challenges and triumphs of this exceptional year. Playtech has managed to keep its live casino open throughout the pandemic but that has not come without its challenges.
Tanel Kiik, Estonia’s minister of social affairs, has signed a directive to provide €200,000 in funding to the MTÜ Gambling Addiction Counselling Centre. The funds will be used to monitor problem gambling among young people and to support the body’s existing treatment centre.
Stakelogic, the innovative online casino developer behind some of the most popular slot games of the year, has entered the Estonian market for the very first time with new operator partner Optibet. Under the deal, players at Optibet in Estonia can now access Stakelogic’s biggest hits including Book of Cleopatra™ Super Stake, Book of Adventure™ […]
The Olympic Entertainment Group AS (OEG) and the National Basketball Association (NBA) have announced a new multi-year partnership to make their flagship betting brand OlyBet the NBA’s official betting partner in the region. The exclusive collaboration, covering Estonia, Latvia , Lithuania and Slovakia, will be promoted at over 100 casino and retail locations in the […]
According to EER.EE, the number of lottery players in Estonia has increased in 2020. Almost half of Estonians with the right to play buy tickets. Last year, 421,781 Estonians bought at least one lottery ticket. This is about 40 percent of the gambling-eligible population (those at least 16 years old). The cost of the largest […]
Casino game and software developer Red Tiger has entered the Estonian market for the first time with leading casino brand Betsafe. The deal gives the brand exclusive access to 20 of its best games for six months, including hits such as Dynamite Riches, Mystery Reels and Piggy RichesTM MegawaysTM. Betsafe has also joined Red Tiger’s acclaimed Daily Drop Jackpots […]
Restrictions caused by the spread of coronavirus are having a significant impact on gambling tax receipts. The lack of funds paralyzes activities, including those related to social welfare, financed by the tax and under the auspices of the Ministry of Social Affairs, the ministry says. “The fall in gambling tax receipts will undoubtedly put great […]
The gambling participation rate of Estonia has fallen in the past two years. However, the rate of problem gamblers has been almost the same. A new study was queried and conducted by the Ministry of Finance and was named as the Contacts of the Estonian Residents with Gambling. Almost 300 residents participated in the survey between the […]