Government Of Greece Demanded A Casino To Compensate For Social Security Debts
Due to the requirement of the government to pay debts on overdue payments for social security with the total amount €100 million casino greece collided with the threat of closure.
Thus, the unified social security institution (efka) sent a letter to local casino operators that the social security system. The letter states the requirement to fulfill its obligations until december 31, otherwise appriate measures will be taken to violators. Casino can incur consequences in the form of a suspension of a license for two months, as there are unpaid debts for more than 60 days. In case the debt remains unexpected, the greek commission on games (erier) deprives the license casino operator.
According to available information, the casino loutraki club has the biggest debt – €18 million. It is known that about two years ago the government temporarily closed this casino in connection with the possible non-payment of tax on gambling income from gambling. However, representatives of the casino at the same time argued that, on the contrary, the government was deposit of money. To date, this situation is under consideration of the state.
In the list of efka, the leading positions on debt occupy three casinos – in frakia, rio and corfu, whose owner is businessman konstantinos piladakis. Gambling zones in a panite, thessaloniki and florine do not have debts. The first two fulfill their obligations, and the casino in florine was open recently.
It is known that greece has always had difficulty controlling the gambling industry. Creating an integrable resort on the site of an old airport in athens, as well as attempts to update the specifics of licensing online gambling were not crowned with significant successes.
Recall, by next year, iaui will send the help of latvian gambling companies.