After robbers killed two gambling center’s workers in only a few days, Kosovo police have shut all gambling facilities pending passage of a law banning the game of chance completely.
Citizens of Georgia, living both in the country and abroad, spend more money on gambling than on food and drinks, reports the newspaper “Akhali Taoba” with reference to the data of the National Statistical Service (Sakstat).
Gambling halls masked as lottery centers are everywhere in Ukraine. But in 2017, only 200 million UAH of taxes were paid by gambling operators and lottery license holders. This sum of money is compared to just 5 day budget of the National Police, which, by the way, does not interfere much with the gambling business, […]
Gambling activity is on the rise in the Czech Republic, as local citizens spent €1.5 billion in 2017. National drug coordinator Jindrich Voboril said that the number represents a half a billion rise when compared to the previous year.
Revenues of gambling operators in Latvia increased by 9.8% in the first quarter of this year compared to the first quarter of last year and amounted to 62.272 million euros, according to data from the Inspectorate for the supervision of lotteries and gambling, reports LETA (Latvian news agency).
Deputies of the Zaporizhzhya City Council agreed to appeal to the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, the Verkhovna Rada, the Prosecutor General Yury Lutsenko and the Minister of the Interior Arsen Avakov with a request to amend the law on the prohibition of gambling business.
In 2016 Romania had 649 active gambling companies, which paid total taxes of EUR 550 million.
Jablonec nad Nisou can become the largest city in the Czech Republic, where the citizens themselves will get the gambling regulation. Together with the presidential elections on January 12 and 13, there is a referendum on banning its toughest form – gaming machines. With the formulation of the referendum questions, the Transparency International referendum organizers
Although gambling addiction is usually spoken in the context of gambling, it extends to computer games, and it turns out that, like a gambling addict, a computer game addict can also be referred to forced treatment if necessary.
Máté Szabó, the Commissioner for Fundamental Rights, allegedly violated the right to property of entrepreneurs, the way in which gaming machines were banned, and the government’s procedure was contrary to the protection of legitimate expectations and the requirement that sufficient time for preparation should be provided when the legislation came into force to adapt