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Portugal approves Online Gambling Bill for 28 June

Portugal’s Council of Ministers have approved the passing of the nation’s Online Gambling Bill, which is set to commence on 28 June. The bill will bring a legislative framework for all forms of online gambling under the monitoring of Portuguese gambling regulator Santa Casa de Misericordia de Lisboa. Portuguese ministers have assured the public that the gambling bill, is line …

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RGA criticises Portuguese Government of creating “punitive taxes” and “unviable conditions”

Gambling trade association – Remote Gambling Association (RGA) has labelled the Portuguese Governments plans to implement a 8-16% revenue tax on sports betting operators as “punitive” and “unviable”. The association has raised concerns about Portugal’s current draft igaming proposal and its amendments, which are currently being reviewed by Portuguese parliament legislators. Portugal had planned to liberalise its sports betting market, …

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