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The police are going to fight online lotteries, will not get poker?

On the pages of "Rossiyskaya Gazeta" on December 3an article appeared that described the fraudulent ways of gambling establishments to continue the life of their business. It's no secret that many gambling halls continue to work changing the signboard to the "lotto club", which greatly irritates the authorities and provokes law enforcement agencies. More and more often we have to hear about plans to combat gambling in the Internet, and ...

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The state of Mississippi can legalize lotteries in 2017

Alice Clark, a representative of the Democratic Party,said at the legislative session that this year the Mississippi has a better chance of legalizing the lottery in the state. According to the politician, the legal lottery will help improve the education system. Clarke said that the revenue from the litter will finance the scholarship program of the colleges, as happens in other states. However, Governor Phil Bryant is against this. Lieutenant Governor Tate ...

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Check Lottery will help in the fight against the shadow economy in Lithuania - STI

On October 1, representatives of the State Tax AdministrationLithuanian Inspectorate (STI) announced that at the end of the current year and early next year there will be a state check lottery, which will give an opportunity to fight against the shadow economy. This is written by BaltNews. Officials from the STI say that thanks to the check lottery, citizens of the country will be interested in receiving checks from sellers and service providers. About prizes for the winners of the drawing representatives ...

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Ukraine needs legislative demarcation of bookmaking, casinos and lotteries - expert

Ukraine needs not only legalizationgambling, but also in the competent legislative delimitation of casinos, bookmaking, lotteries and sweepstakes. This opinion was expressed by the General Director of the All-Ukrainian Union of Bookmaker Development Irina Sergienko, speaking at the Igorny Congress Ukraine on September 29. According to her, every kind of gambling should be regulated taking into account its specificity. And legislators should not forget about online casinos (in the bill "On ...

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The fees for winnings from lotteries must come to the state budget

Winning the lottery is good luck. But only the winners rarely think about paying the tax. By law, they must come to the tax on their own and pay interest. In order for the state not to lose huge sums, the State Duma is going to introduce a law that would oblige organizers to pay taxes. Bookmaker companies and sweepstakes are already working according to this scheme. Already almost 2 years the state monopoly on the organization of lotteries operates. AT …

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The regulator of Gibraltar for the first time issued a lottery license for messenger services

Lottoland became the first online lottery operator,who received permission to provide messenger services. The license is issued for the first time by the Gibraltar Regulatory Authority of the Gibraltar Licensing Authority. It provides a full legal right to offer instant messenger services for all international lottery products in addition to existing ones. Elisia Bravo, director of the strategic direction of the company, noted that there are now several operators that distribute the related services, but they do not have permission for this activity. ...

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The Government of Kenya wants to impose a tax on offline gambling, lotteries and prizes

Members of Kenya's parliament approved in second readingthe draft law "On Bets, Lotteries and Gaming," which was submitted to the National Assembly of Parliament last June. According to the innovations, taxation will be provided for gambling operators on the territory of the state, Yogonet writes. The draft law provides for: 5% of tax deductions for lottery operators; 12% of GGR casino; 15% of the gross profit will have to pay the operators of quizzes, ...

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The organizer of all-Russian lotteries is declared bankrupt

The Moscow Arbitration Court recognized the organizerAll-Russian lotteries of CJSC "Interlot" bankrupt. Vladimir Semykin was approved as the receiver of the debtor. The court ruled on the basis of the materials provided by CJSC Interlot: financial condition; the minutes of the meeting of creditors; the register of requirements; report of the temporary management company. According to the temporary manager of the company Veronika Chernyavskaya, restoration of solvency is impossible. Signs of intentional bankruptcy are absent. The amount of debt is 466.2 million rubles. Let's note, Interlot operated ...

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The market volume of illegal lottery video terminals in Greece is about € 1 million

According to official figures of the gambling regulator of Greece,the market of illegal lottery video terminals (VLT) in the country is estimated at about € 1 million. The state incurs losses in the form of unpaid taxes of about € 300-400 million. According to authorities, fines for illegal use of gambling equipment are several times less than in potential profit, so limiting this activity is a difficult task. Over the past two weeks of the past ...

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No lottery operator in Kazakhstan meets the requirements of the law

Ministry of Culture and Sports of the RepublicKazakhstan has stated that none of the nine potential operators of the lottery does not meet the legal requirements. According to information published on the official website of the Republic of Kazakhstan Ministry of Culture and Sport, potential candidates had to confirm their compliance with the applicable law of 2016 "On lotteries and lottery activity", setting out the data in the relevant documents. The Office reported that the analysis of the applications of the candidates showed ...