Lithuania’s Gaming Control Authority has issued a warning to the country’s sports betting and gaming industry regarding illegal remote betting sites. In Lithuania, only proper licensed companies having special permission for this activity are authorized to offer online gambling in Lithuania. Companies, being not licensed for gambling activity in Lithuania and having not
Poland’s Ministry of Finance and National Revenue Administration have issued a warning reminding residents that gambling illegally is a criminal offence subject to fines of up to PLN4.4m (€975,740).
Following the amendment to the Gambling Act of 2016, theMinister of Finance and the National Treasury Administration authorities supervision effectiveness over the gambling market in Poland has increased. The changes also had an impact on reducing the grey area in the environment of gambling games, including those organized via the Internet, as well as increasing […]
Pursuant to the provisions in force, high fines are imposed for illegal gambling activities. For arranging slot machine games without the required license, the fine is PLN 100,000 for each slot machine. The illegal organization of gambling games is also subject to fiscal penal liability, which is a fine, imprisonment of up to 3 years […]
The share of the gray area in the Polish economy will amount to 17.2 percent this year. – estimates the Institute of Economic Analyzes and Forecasts (IAPG) in its latest report “Gray Area 2019”. It will mean another fall in the so-called gray area in relation to GDP – in 2015 its share reached 19.2 […]
125 gambling machines with an estimated value of up to PLN 1,500,000 were secured by criminals from the Police Station in Dobrodzień and the Provincial Police Headquarters in Opole. Illegal devices were stored in the house and adjacent farm buildings in one of the properties of the Oleski county.
The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation (SKR), together with the K Department of the FSB and the police, liquidated the criminal group, which for a long time was engaged in illegal gambling business in Moscow. This was informed by Julia Ivanova, who is responsible for the mass media relations at SRK. “Investigators came to […]
Eight illegal gambling machines were detained by officers of the Lublin Customs and Treasury Control Department and the Implementation Department during the inspections carried out in Lublin.
The press service of the Moscow Department of Regional Security and Anti-Corruption reports about 39 criminal cases involving illegal gambling opened in Moscow just in the first half of 2018. A total of 158 slot machines and 14 gambling tables were seized during 120 searches. Six illegal gambling establishments were closed. 39 criminal cases were […]
The State Duma of the Russian Federation approved in the second reading the draft law on strengthening criminal liability for illegal gambling operations. The document also provides for penalties for landlords offering real estate for such activities.