Gambling law and barriers in Slovakia
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Taxes Operator of a gambling game must pay beneficial tax, which amount is as follows: – for ticket lotteries 15 % of the financial guarantee to the state budget. Financial guarantee must be kept by the operator of a gambling … Read More

Poker hands ranking
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A hand in poker is a combination of cards that is defined by the rules of the game of poker. In the classic poker without wild cards or add-on cards, a hand is a combination of five cards that a … Read More

Gambling games in Netherlands
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Lotteries There are six organisations that are licensed to offer lottery games. The Stichting Exploitatie Nederlandse Staatsloterij, founded in 1726, is the oldest continuous lottery in the world, though it is now operated under new legislation passed in 1992. This … Read More

Gambling barriers in Portugal
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Portugal created a system of «gaming zones», in the framework of which gaming can be operated after obtaining a concession from the authorities. This does not apply to lotteries and similar activities, because Portugal accorded a national monopoly on lottery … Read More

How to play Deuce to Seven poker game
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Deuce to Seven or Deuce to Seven Triple Draw is a draw poker with 5 cards played low, that is to say, the goal is to achieve the lowest possible combination. There are two betting rounds and a draw (Deuce … Read More

Gambling games in Lithuania
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Lotteries According to Lithuanian legal acts, lottery is not gaming and it is organized and regulated following the Law on Lotteries of the Republic of Lithuania. Three operators offer major national lotteries in Lithuania and are organised by the Joint … Read More

Gambling law and barriers in Poland
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LEGISLATION ENACTED Act of 29 July 1992 on games and mutual wagering – Regulation of 3 June 2003 on the conditions concerning the organisation of games of chance and mutual wagering – Regulation of 3 June 2003 on the execution … Read More

Dead man’s hand
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(https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Dead_man’s_hand.jpg) Dead man’s hand is a specific hand in poker, that is to say, a specific combination of cards. It has the reputation of being “cursed.” Historically, the Dead man’s hand has designated different combinations of cards, but now it … Read More

Gambling games in Latvia
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Lotteries There is only one State monopoly lottery operator, which is the joint-stock company Latvijas Loto. There are 106 full-time employees in Latvijas Lotto and this number has been steadily increasing over previous years. It is anticipated that employment will … Read More

Gambling taxes and barriers in The Netherlands
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Taxes The taxation of games of chance in the Netherlands is dealt with in the Taxation Act on Games of Chance of 1961. According to its article 2, the Taxation Act on Games of Chance does not apply to slot … Read More

Safety in European Union
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Physically, safety is the state of a situation with the minimum of risk. Psychically, safety is the state of mind of a person who feels calm and confident. For the individual or group, it is the feeling (well or ill-founded) … Read More

Continuation bet
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Continuation bet is an term specific for poker, specifically in the community cards games (Texas Hold’em, Omaha). This is a wager made on the flop by the raiser, with the size generally between 1/2 pot and the whole pot. In … Read More

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