Gambling games in Finland
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Lotteries Finland’s National Lottery is operated by the state owned company Oy Veikkaus, and its license allows it to operate lotteries, pools and betting games under the Lotteries Act (1047/2001) which has been in force since 1 January 2002. The … Read More

Gambling taxes and law in Finland
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The rules relating to fees are set by law on taxes in the lottery, (lotteriskattelagen 26.2.1992 / 552) Articles 2 and 4. These sections apply to: – Lotteries: the tax rate is 9.5% of earnings. – Casino games: the tax … Read More

Economics of Gambling in Finland
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Their are three primary gaming organizations in Finland, each which holds a monopoly over the provision of gambling services in their particular area. Besides the three state monopolies, not-for-profit organizations are permitted to run bingo operations. The National Lottery, Veikkaus, … Read More

Gambling Restrictions upon Arts. 43 and 49 EC Treaty in Finland
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Justification National measure Compatibility with EC law, in particular with the principle of proportionality Public order, money laundering crime National measure Lotteries Act 23.11.2001/1047 Section 6: “Unless otherwise provided in this Act, a lottery may be run only with a … Read More

Gambling in Finland
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The gambling games are very popular in Finland and their supply is diverse. The market is essentially governed by the law of 23.11.2001 on lotteries (Lotterilag 23.11.2001 / 1047). This applies to a wide range of activities and games like … Read More