While Portugal may have just experienced a stunning World that is 4-0 Cup to Germany, spirits are generally speaking high in the nation. The Portuguese economy is looking up after a long recession, and the country seems ready to stand on its own foot in the place of relying any further on European help. Nevertheless, the nation looks as though it will consider one measure asked for by the international bodies that helped bail the country out last year: liberalizing the national online gambling marketplace.
In accordance with reports, the Portuguese federal government has booked time that is parliamentary debate the issue of Web betting before the end for the current session, that will conclude on July 10. The so-called ‘Troika’ ( consists of the International Monetary Fund, European Central Bank and the EU Commission) that sponsored the €78 billion bailout had expected Portugal to make changes to its online video gaming structure, with those requests becoming more fervent earlier this year.
Legislation Would End Gambling Monopoly
The prospective tax windfall from an open and regulated online casino marketplace is observed as an important revenue stream for Portugal going forward. The industry is dominated by a monopoly controlled by Santa Casa da Misericordia de Lisboa (SCML), a religious foundation that has history dating Leer más