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Chile’s Senate to review incomplete Federal Gambling Bill

SBC News Chile's Senate to review incomplete Federal Gambling Bill

The Senate of Chile will review the text and framework of a new Federal Gambling Bill (035/2022), aimed at overhauling the Andean nation’s longstanding gambling laws. Despite unresolved conflicts, this week Chile’s Chamber of Deputies approved the draft legislation by a majority of 97 votes in favor and 28 against. The Bill will thus be presented to the Senate for …

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Chile settles on tax articles for new Gambling regime 

SBC News Chile settles on tax articles for new Gambling regime 

Chile advances on the development of its pending legislative framework to regulate a federal online gambling marketplace.  Progress sees the Economic Commission of the Chamber of Deputies recommending fiscal measures to be applied to the country’s new gambling regime. The Economic Commission published new articles recommending the headline measure that a ‘1% responsible gambling tax’ be applied across all gambling …

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ANFP ends Betsson principal sponsorship of Chilean football

SBC News ANFP ends Betsson principal sponsorship of Chilean football

Chile’s National Association of Professional Football (ANFP) has abandoned its principal partnership with Betsson AB. which will no longer serve as title sponsor of the Campeonato Nacional.  Yesterday, ANFP informed national media of the conclusion of Betsson’s contract as principal sponsor of Chilean football, effective from 15 October. Agreed in 2022 for a reported $8m, the deal has seen Betsson …

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ANFP ordered to freeze betting partnerships until Chile settles new law

SBC News ANFP ordered to freeze betting partnerships until Chile settles new law

The government of Chile has ordered sporting bodies and organisations to abide by the ruling of the Supreme Court related to the current legal status of online gambling activities. Though government agencies are in the process of finalising a legislative framework to launch Chile’s regulated online gambling marketplace, in September a Supreme Court judgement upheld a challenge by state-owned lottery …

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Chile orders block on all gambling websites

SBC News Chile orders block on all gambling websites

Chile’s progress on launching a regulated online gambling marketplace has been thrown into doubt, as the Supreme Court orders the government block access to all online gambling websites. Today, the Supreme Court of Chile upheld a legal challenge by state-owned lottery and pools operator Polla Chilena de Beneficencia that urged judges to deem “online gambling as an illegal activity”. Voting …

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Chile accepts Berner resolutions for new gambling regime 

SBC News Chile accepts Berner resolutions for new gambling regime 

The government of Chile has accepted the resolutions put forward by the Economic Commission of the Chamber of Deputies, needed to launch a regulated online gambling marketplace in 2023.  The Commission had been tasked with drafting legislative articles needed by the government and relevant authorities to define licensed and prohibited (criminal) online gambling activities. A legislative update was required as …

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Chile lays new groundwork on gambling criminality 

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Chile has advanced the prospects of launching a regulated online gambling and sports betting marketplace as stakeholders have been informed that new articles will be published to strengthen Bill 035/2022. Authorised in March, the Chilean government has instructed individual departments to work on the legislation and policy provisions of Bill 035/2022. The aim is to launch a regulated and taxed …

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Chile delegates Investigative Commission to settle betting sponsorship conflicts

SBC News Chile delegates Investigative Commission to settle betting sponsorship conflicts

The Congress of Chile has announced that it will establish an ‘Investigative Commission‘ to evaluate existing rules on sports betting advertising and to make recommendations on which changes should be applied as the government aims to launch a regulated online gambling marketplace in 2023.  Sports Minister Jaime Pizarro will lead the initiative, which within its remit has been tasked with …

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Chile online gambling back on track for 2023 approval

CONMEBOL - Marcos Guilherme of Internacional celebrates his goal in the 71th minute 3-0 during the match Internacional v Universidad de Chile, of Copa Libertadores 2020, date 1. Beira Rio Stadium. Porto Alegre, Brazil, 4 Mar 2020. (Photo by pressinphoto/Sipa USA)

Bill 035/2022 has been approved by the Economic Commission of Chile’s Chamber of Deputies, making progress on the regulation of an online gambling framework for the country.  Initially drafted in March 2022 by the Ministry of Finance, the legislation had been referred to the Economic Commission for an inspection of its tax framework to address concerns by policy stakeholders. This …

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