Polish Gambling Act Makes it Through to President

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Polish politicians have passed the Gambling Act after they approved various amendments, and the bill will now await a presidential signature before it is transformed into law.

The Gambling Act has an effective date of April 1st, 2017 and will feature a 12% tax rate on gambling operator turnover, ISP and financial transaction blocking for illegal sites, and that a slate of online betting options will have to go through the monopoly Totalizator Sportowy. There are also several changes and updates coming to the country's land casino industry.

Casino Listings will update this story as the Polish president signs this bill into law.

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Dustin Jermalowicz
Dustin has a long-standing passion for gambling. He has been writing professionally on the subject and breaking industry news for Casino Listings since 2011. His favorite casino games include Blackjack, Poker, and Hi/Lo. A proud native of Detroit, Dustin currently lives in Michigan.
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30 December 2016 - 11:47pm

Obviously Polish authorities have done most of the hard work of regulating the market there and it's certainly a nice thing for the local punters I think.

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1 January 2017 - 12:52pm

I am interested to see how this all will end, but certainly it is a good thing that the government cares about players.