Illegal Online Casino Work In Latvia, Despite Blocking
The study that the latvian gambling association has shown that are prohibited online casinos throughout latvia. Sites that worked without a license must b blocked by providers, still function.
From among the providers, only baltcom have carefully checked the sitees and restricted access to prohibited resources. Tele2, bite, lattelecom and livas ktv restricted access to multiple illegal sites.
Such indicators did not surprise the head of the inspection on the supervision of lottery and gambling signs byrne.
«Often mistakes allow, i want to emphasize – errors, not conscious non-fulfillment of obligations, including some of the major merchants that are best present in the latvian internet environment», – noted byrne.
According to experts, such behavior leads to the development of a shadow business – tax deductions are not produced, and the players themselves are in a dangerous zone.
«This means that the inspection on the supervision of lottery and gambling cannot check them. The players are not safe, because they have no opportunity to complain about admitted, for example, violations or deception and so on», – he said the head of the latvian association of igor’s business gig lucex.
The principle of blocking internet portals ludex calls good, although players with technical knowledge can be banned bypass.
The ministry of finance of latvia announced the preparation of the developed the development of such a business by blocking with sanctions against operators.
«We raise this question all the time. There is also a couple of deputies who are very interested in obtaining more money from our industry as taxes. I think they will make your hand here», – specified chapter association.
Earlier it became known that the revenues of the organizers of latvia gambling increased. Despite the tightening of regulatory measures against the gaming industry and increasing taxes, the latvian gambling market has demonstrated positive results in 2017.