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Gambling advertising subject to stricter rules in Italy?

May 8, 2017 - 6:59 pm in gambling, gaming

Gambling advertising might be subject to further restrictions in Italy, according to what stated by a representative of the Ministry of Finance.  The current Italian gambling advertising regulations General gambling advertising rules had been introduced in…

gaming taxes

Increased Italian VLT and Comma6a gaming taxes, with what effect?

April 24, 2017 - 11:32 pm in gambling, gaming

The increase of the gaming taxes provided by the recently approved Italian law opens a number of questions on their impact on the market. Usually the…

online gaming

Italian online gaming market reaches € 1bn with 25% growth

April 17, 2017 - 10:57 pm in gambling, gaming

The data of the Italian online gaming market shows a growth driven by new operators and the success of the fight against unlicensed operators. The data…


New Italian VLT rules: more competition and more traceability

April 11, 2017 - 6:38 am in gambling, gaming

New Italian VLT rules provide considerable new obligations aimed at avoiding frauds, but also a new certification process that should enhance competition. With some months of delay, the Italian gambling authority has finally published the new technical rules…


Is the 4th AML Directive a potential risk for the Italian gaming market?

March 27, 2017 - 9:00 am in gambling, gaming

The implementation of the 4th AML Directive might have a considerable impact on the Italian gaming market, subject to the way the new provisions will be interpreted by the competent authorities.  The draft law implementing the 4th AML Directive in Italy is…


New Italian AWP gaming market is at a turning point?

March 20, 2017 - 8:10 pm in gambling, gaming

The regulatory changes impacting the Italian AWP market might speed up as a consequence of initiatives that are currently ongoing. How the AWP market is likely to change The rumours on the timing of change of the current AWPs (also known as Comma 6A or NewSlots)…

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€ 19.2 bn of GGR in the Italian gaming market in 2016

March 7, 2017 - 6:46 am in gambling, gaming

The Italian gaming market is rapidly growing according to the official data for 2016 published by the Ministry of Finance.  The figures of Italian gaming market The Italian Ministry of Finance published the official data relating to 2016 which reveal that…

gaming taxes

More gaming taxes from the Italian market?

February 21, 2017 - 7:48 am in gambling, gaming, Sin categoría

The risk of higher gaming taxes in Italy arises again as part of the proposal from the Government that should collect additional € 3.4 billion.  The usual stressful period for the Italian gaming market is the end of the year. This is the time when the budget…

betting shop

Italian betting shop licenses: a new tender or an extension?

February 14, 2017 - 6:58 am in gambling, gaming

The delays of the tender for new Italian betting shop licenses might be sorted with an extension of current licenses which could lead to major legal issues. The current situation on new Italian betting shop licenses The Italian budget law 2016 provided for…


Top 3 takeaways from DLA Piper gambling and tax event

February 7, 2017 - 8:31 am in Event, gambling, gaming

Upcoming licensing regimes, strict sanctions and privacy compliance are among the regulatory changes discussed during the DLA Piper gambling and tax event. As anticipated, we ran on the 6th of February 2017 the second edition of the DLA Piper gambling and…