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

Finland Translation Style Guide
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Full name: Republic of Finland. Call the country’s main administrative/regional units (lääni) ‘provinces’ in English. Official languages: Finnish and Swedish. Geography Cities Finland is a bilingual country, and many cities and localities have official names in both Finnish and Swedish. … 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

Finland strategy to ban online gambling
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The new borders of the Internet started with the online gambling. Internet meant, at its beginning, freedom of information, products and services. Now, it keeps from less to less this initial meaning. I am a fun of the online gambling, … Read More