Baccarat chemin de fer
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Baccarat chemin de fer is a card game based on the same principles as baccarat. It is named after the iron box in which are placed the 6 decks of 52 cards and passes from one player to another, each … Read More

Lottery Tax Rates in European Union
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Ranked from highest to lowest, with comparative-equivalent indications of national tax rates Rank Member State Rate of taxation as a percentage of gross revenue 1. Belgium Reserved to public sector and/or public interest objectives 1. Cyprus Reserved to public sector … Read More

Economics of Gambling in Hungary – Lottery
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Betting and gaming in Hungary is under the authority of the Ministry of Finance and is supervised by the Hungarian Gambling Supervisory Authority. The state lottery, Szerencsejáték Zrt., was founded on 1 January 1991 as the successor to the Sports … Read More

Economics of Gambling in Greece – Lottery
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Greece has casinos, two national lotteries, and several types of gambling on football results as well as horse betting and 14,000 card-playing clubs. The major components of the Greek gambling market are betting, casinos and lotteries. Until relatively recently, much … Read More

Economics of Gambling in Germany – Lottery
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Each of the sixteen regional or lander governments has delegated power to set standards for casinos, lotteries and sports betting. Each lander is free to determine its own tax rate. The average gambling tax is nearly 80%, with some as … Read More

Economics of Gambling in Estonia – Lotteries
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There are currently issued 18 permits for enterprises, which organize gambling-related activities in 163 locations in Estonia. There are also four permits for lottery organisers. Estonian Gambling Market 2003: Company >>> Number of employees >>> Turnover >>> Description Eesti Loto … Read More

Aztec Treasure
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Aztec Empire included three Nahua city-states: Tenochtitlan, Texcoco, and Tlacopan, in and around the Valley of Mexico. They were defeated by the Spanish conquistadores and their native allies under Hernán Cortés in 1521. Cortés loaded several ships with Aztec treasure … Read More

Bingo
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Bingo is a board game where the drawn numbers are announced one after the other. The players, on their sides, note on cards specially designed for this purpose. The first player to get a precise pattern on one of these … Read More

Economics of Gambling in Belgium – Lottery
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There are five classes of legal gambling in Belgium, each with licenses offered that are valid for fifteen years. The categories of licenses are: – Class A – Casinos; – Class B – Amusement Arcades; – Class C – Public … Read More

Barriers for Lotteries in EU
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Prohibitions and restrictions Specific prohibitions and restrictions with respect to lotteries include: – Prohibition to establish a branch abroad or acquire a qualified participation in a foreign company if such an acquisition would result in a reduction in revenue from … Read More

Euro Millions
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Participating countries:        founding countries of Euro Millions      countries that joined in October 2004   Euro Millions (also EuroMillions, or Euromillions) is a transnational lottery proposed in nine European countries, making it the largest European lottery, the three-coin set is … Read More

Belote
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Belote is a card game that is practiced by four players with a set of 32 cards. The four players are divided into two teams of two players, members of a team facing each other and having on their right … Read More

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