Category Archive: Portugal
By Antonio Moura Portugal and Margarida Leitão Nogueira, of ABBC & Associados, Lisbon
The Portuguese Government published today Ordinance (“Portaria”) no. 211/2015 that sets the fees payable for the official approval of the gambling technical system, for the issuance of online gambling licence, for the extension of such licence and for the authorization to operate games of chance. The chart with the fees due per each category can be found here. An English translation of the chart fees can be found here.
For any additional information, please contact:
António Moura Portugal firstname.lastname@example.org or
Margarida Leitão Nogueira email@example.com
Gambling regulators of France, Germany, Portugal, Spain and the UK joined last week the Italian online gambling regulator in Rome to discuss about the future of the European gambling sector that might lead to some improvements as well as some concerns especially for game suppliers.
By Nuno Azevedo, from ABBC & Associados
On 3 October 2013, and as a result of the country´s evaluation meeting with Troika, the Portuguese Government announced that it will legalize the online gambling market, in order to increase tax revenues.
During the next three months the Government will create a new working group to discuss the online gambling market in Portugal and European Union. The study to be prepared by the group will propose regulatory measures in order to open the online gambling market in Portugal.
The terms and the extent in which this process and the legalization process shall take place have not yet been disclosed.