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Intralot’s Totolotek gets recertified

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Intralot’s Polish subsidiary has been recertified in Poland. 

Intralot‘s Polish subsidiary, Totolotek has his EL Responsible Gaming certification renewed.
Totolotek S.A. one of the leading and the longest operating omni-channel betting companies in Poland, has been recertified by the European Lotteries for its commitment to EL Responsible Gaming principles, announced INTRALOT Group.

The EL recertifies all the operators every three years, Totolotek S.A. first received the certification for its responsible gaming programmes back in 2015.

Adam Lamentowicz, CEO of Totolotek, said: “INTRALOT Group fosters responsible gaming as a means of sustainable growth. Our recertification is a great achievement and recognition of Totolotek’s cross-functional efforts to always adhere to the principles of responsible gaming. We work with EL to continuously improve our RG programmes and support the lottery community to the fight against illegal gambling.

Edmundo Martinho, Chair of the European Lotteries CSR/Responsible Gaming Committee, congratulated Totolotek underlining: “I would like to thank Totolotek for its commitment to the EL Responsible Gaming standards. Together with our members we always strive to align lottery and betting operations across Europe with the responsible gaming principles for the benefit of the players and the society at whole. Totolotek has been a valuable partner towards this goal.

Totolotek has successfully passed the certification through an external audit carried out by the independent EL-approved assessor TUV for offering players the highest standards of responsible gaming operations.

The European Lotteries is the umbrella organisation of national lotteries operating games of chance for public benefit. EL brings together state-owned and private operators, both profit and non-profit, who offer gambling and betting services in the jurisdictions in which they are licensed by the respective national government.”

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Potential New Casino In The Center Of Gdansk

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There is a new intention of creating a new casino in Gdansk in the newely opened IBB Hotel in Dlugi Targ. The one and only issue is that there are already two casinos in the city and the current gambling legislation does not allow another one.

The Warsaw-based company Casino, which manages, among others: a casino in Sopot, wants to open another one in Gdańsk. The company applied for permission to rebuild the premises for a casino and a club with a small gastronomy. Where? In the basement and ground floor of the IBB Hotel in Długi Targ, which opened in April.

We have accepted the casino offer, but now it has to deal with a number of procedures, including getting permission from the Ministry of Finance and the City Council of Gdansk” – said Adam Trybusz, the owner of the object.

The Gambling Act of Poland states that in towns with up to 250,000 residents only one casino can be created, and for each subsequent started 250 thousand inhabitants, their number is increased by one. The number of casinos in the region can not be higher than one casino for each full 650,000 inhabitants.

 

Source: e-playonline

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Poland to enforce stricter regulations over online gambling

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The Polish government is demanding more info from internet service providers (ISPs) about its citizens’ attempts to access illegal websites.

The government wants to make the restrictions stricter for unauthorised online gambling sites and will require local internet service providers (ISPs) to inform it about citizens’ attempts to access them. According to the Panoptykon Foundation, a digital rights watchdog, the government will compile a central registry of unauthorized websites that “used to offer goods and services contrary to the law.”

According to the digital rights body, the government seeks to authorise a “chief sanitary inspector” that would compel data from ISPs that will disclose which citizens tried to access unauthorised websites. In addition, companies would have to turn over the information “without the knowledge and consent of the person it concerns.”

Local organisations are worried that the censorship’s expansion could turn out to be the first of many steps in an online limitation escalation. Nonetheless, several countries enforce similar restrictions on online activities and are hardly ever questioned, like the Canadian province of Quebec or some experiences in the UK as well.

 

Source: focusgn.com

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World Cup bets in Poland

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Poland‘s biggest win on a World Cup bet was won at Fortuna, worth PLN 102K (around 23K EUR), this was followed by STS with a prize worth PLN 33K (around 7,6K EUR).

Looks like the Polish bookmakers didn’t lack clients during the World Cup this year, statistics suggest that the Poles are very interested in wagering on football matches.

The highest wins in a single coupon at the bets offered so far [before matches for the first and third place] PLN 102K – we learned in the bookmaker company Fortuna. – The highest win from the coupon, which included the match between Poland and Colombia, amounted to over PLN 33K – we heard at the STS company.

Fortuna also indicates a different result worth attention. – One of the customers correctly predicted the exact results of the matches Colombia-Japan, Poland-Senegal and Russia-Egypt. He took PLN 25,000 from a bet worth PLN 5, – the bookmaker informed.

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