Gambling taxes and law in Malta
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Taxes Lotteries The National Lottery is operated under an exclusive licence with private licensee pursuant to terms – including the payment of fees and taxes – included in that license. Based on information provided to us by the Lotteries and … Read More

Gambling law and barriers in Lithuania
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Taxes Lottery and gaming tax shall be paid by legal persons that operate lotteries in accordance with the Law on Lotteries and gaming in accordance with the Gaming Law and is regulated by Law on Lottery and Gaming tax. The … 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

Gambling taxes and law in Greece
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Taxes Games of chance are an important source of revenue for the state. The winnings from lotteries took place in Greece as well as gains from predictions concerning football matches (Greek: PROPO) are subjected, after a deduction of 100 euros … Read More

Gambling taxes and law in France
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Taxes (All of the information provided in this section are taken from the joint contribution of the Ministries of Interior, Budget and Agriculture.) The tax percentages below refer to the games exposed aggregate gross annual income from the activity in … 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

Gambling law in Czech Republic
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Taxes A license is granted if the operation of lotteries or other similar games is in compliance with other laws and provided that it does not disturb the peace and order, and further provided that the proper operation of lotteries … Read More

Gambling taxes and law in Austria
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Taxes The GSpG contains tax regulations which apply to all types of games falling under the purview of this Act. A federal licence levy of from 2 to 27,5% calculated in accordance with the stakes, applies to Lotteries, but for … Read More

Relevant Case Law for Gambling in EU
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In the context of gambling activities, the criteria both of justification and proportionality have been fixed more precisely in a number of ECJ judgements concerning national statutory restrictions on gambling. This subchapter briefly illustrates in which context the categories of … Read More

German police uses Trojan backdoor for interceptions
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According to EDRi-member Chaos Computer Club (CCC), the German government has been using a backdoor Trojan, a spyware that can retrieve private data, and also offers a remote control for uploading and executing other arbitrary programs. CCC has reverse engineered … Read More

Aboriginal title
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Protests of the Foreshore and Seabed Act 2004, extinguishing aboriginal title to the foreshore and seabeds Aboriginal title is a common law doctrine that the land rights of indigenous peoples to customary tenure persist after the assumption of sovereignty under … Read More

Law and government in Las Vegas
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The Lloyd D. George Federal District Courthouse in Las Vegas is the first Federal Building built to the post-Oklahoma City blast resistant standards. The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department provides most law enforcement services in the city and surrounding county. … Read More

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