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gambling advertising

New developments on Spanish gambling advertising

December 12, 2017 - 6:30 am in gaming

Spanish gambling advertising law might considerably change as a consequence of a law that is now subject to a public consultation process. Here is an interesting update from my Spanish colleague Paula Gonzalez which outlines the main changes proposed by the…

gambling advertising

Italian gambling advertising rules will remain unchanged

December 5, 2017 - 7:50 am in gaming

No new Italian gambling advertising regulations are expected as current rules are enough strict according to the recent statement from the Ministry of…

gaming halls

New Italian rules on gaming halls and betting shops

November 28, 2017 - 7:13 am in gambling, gaming

How are the proposed rules on gaming halls and betting shops in Italy going to impact the market? Will we really achieve a higher level of clarity and…

AML

Italian AML obligations for gaming operators left in a limbo?

November 21, 2017 - 12:24 am in gambling, gaming

New Italian AML obligations for gaming operators still need to be clarified, creating risks for operators that don't know what to do.I discussed in a previous blog post about the Italian law implementing the 4th AML Directive and how it provides for very broad…

horse betting

Horse betting boosted in Italy by new law proposal?

November 14, 2017 - 12:48 am in gambling, gaming

Horse betting might see the end of its decline with a new set of rules impacting applicable taxation and offering of bets. Over a year ago, I had discussed about upcoming new horse betting regulations and the potentials for a market that is in the DNA of Italians.…

permanent establishment

New Italian tax permanent establishment: what impact on gaming?

November 7, 2017 - 1:40 am in gambling, gaming, tax

A change in tax permanent establishment criteria contained in the current version of the Italian draft budget law might have a considerable impact on the gaming industry. As mentioned in a previous blog post, a number of regulatory changes are now being proposed…

Italian gaming market

How the Italian gaming market might change after the budget law?

October 31, 2017 - 8:33 am in gambling, gaming

The Italian draft budget law is changing very rapidly with relevant consequences for the Italian gaming market that shall be monitored. As every year, the last months of this 2017 will be "exciting" for the gaming sector since potential surprises might come…

EiG

Eig Belin, will you be there? Let’s meet up!

October 23, 2017 - 7:18 am in gambling, gaming

The EiG Belin will be a great opportunity to meet up and plan and discuss the potential opportunities in Italy and in the rest of the world.  As every year, I will be attending the EiG which also in 2017 will take place in Berlin. This year it comes with…

gaming market

The Italian gaming market has a value of €19 billion

October 17, 2017 - 6:07 am in gambling, gaming

The Italian gaming authority published the market data up to 2016 which show a gaming market that has been continously growing. The Italian gaming authority has finally restarted its very much appreciated practice to publish its market data. This event was…

online gaming licenses

How to get ready for new Italian online gaming licenses

October 3, 2017 - 6:59 am in gambling, gaming

The upcoming Italian online gaming licenses raise the question of what can be done now in preparation of the launch of the tender by AAMS.  The upcoming new online gaming licenses The tender for new online gaming licenses is expected to launched very soon.…