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Slovak lottery renews partnership with country’s Olympic Committee

TIPOS, the Slovakian national lottery, will extend its collaboration with the Slovak Olympic and Sports Committee (SOSV) by a further five years. The partnership renewal will see the lottery continue to support Slovakian athletes, with the duo focusing on the training of the country’s Olympic competitors as well as the support of secondary school projects and activities to promote healthy …

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TIPOS Slovakia chairman arrested on money laundering charges

Slovakia’s gambling sector has been brought into disrepute, as executives of state-owned lottery operator ‘TIPOS SK’ are investigated on charges of money laundering. On the morning of Tuesday 26 November, officers of Slovak national crime agency NAKA raided the Bratislava headquarters of TIPOS Slovakia, detaining company Chairman Ján Barczi and IT Director Miloš Prelec. Breaking the arrests, Slovak news source …

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Slovakia outlines major gambling changes inbound for 2019

The government of Slovakia will move to revamp its national gambling code in 2019, liberalising its market to foreign investment and new incumbents. This week, Slovakia’s Národná (national council) approved multiple provisions of the Ministry of Finance’s legislative policy review of national gambling laws, first presented in May 2018. Awaiting President Andrej Kiska’s to approve the mandate, Slovakia expects to open …

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