Gambling games in Italy
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Lotteries The modern gaming market began in Italy in 1946 when Sisal proposed a football pool (known today as Totocalcio). Just two years later Sisal invented Totip, a form of betting based on the outcome of horse races. The lottery … Read More

Gambling taxes and law in Italy
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Taxes The criteria for application of the tax system, and for the government’s percentage of the earnings in general, are structured on the basis of the different types of games and, in some cases, prove quite complex. What is more, … Read More

Economics of Gambling in Italy
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The primary regulator for betting, lotteries, bingo and gaming machines in Italy is the Amministrazione Autonoma dei Monopoli di Stato – AAMS (Independent State Monopolies Administration), a department of the Ministry of Economics and Finance. Casinos and local smaller lotteries … Read More

Gambling Restrictions upon Arts. 43 and 49 EC Treaty in ITALY
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Justification National measure Compatibility with EC law, in particular with the principle of proportionality Public order, money laundering, crime Criminally-sanctioned prohibition of operation or participation in a game of chance laid down in the Criminal Code (Art. 714 et seq.) … Read More

Gambling in Italy
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Roughly speaking, it can be said that gambling is in Italy a state-reserved activity that can be legally carried out – in four land-based casinos; these are allowed under special, stand-alone legislative acts, and have to be understood as an … Read More

The benumbing of the human spirit in Italy
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Some hours ago, an immigrant just died near the Reggio Calabria city in the Mediterranean waters, because he didn’t know to swim. Tens of Italians just looked at him and did nothing, They called the emergency after the man died, … Read More

Italy: two immigrants killed each other
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Two immigrants were found killed near Rome yesterday, a Romanian and a Poland. One with powerful blows in his head, the other stabbed with a knife in his neck. The Italian police says that it is possible that the two … Read More

Italy: Rome starts today fingerprinting the gypsies
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This is the first time after the World War II when a government initiate an ID action based on racial criteria. During the next 48 hours, Rome’s authorities will fingerprint about 10,000 gypsies, helped by the Italian Red Cross. In … Read More

Two Romanian women killed in Italy
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Breaking news: Two Romanian women, 21 and 22 years old, was killed with brutality in a hotel in Rome. Their dead bodies was found at the midnight. They have the necks cut The police started to investigate the crime. (Realitatea … Read More