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Lithuanian Regulator Issues Fines to Gaming Strategy Group and Tete-a-Tete Casino

Gaming Strategy Group, the operator of Betsson-owned Betsafe in Lithuania, and Tete-a-Tete Casino were fined for breaching rules regarding advertising. The newsletter sent in February this year included information about the game and its features. Teta Terezne Casino was fined €15,000 for allowing players to gamble remotely. Both operators can appeal the rulings. The law on gambling prohibits the promotion of gambling through activities such as special events, test games, promotions, discounts, gifts and other incentives.
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Lithuanian Regulator Issues Fines to Gaming Strategy Group and Tete-a-Tete Casino

Breaking into the Baltics: APIgrator is certified in Lithuania

APIgrator has been certified in the Lithuanian market. Since its legalization in 2016, iGaming revenue in Lithuania has at least tripled. The main event in Lithuania's gambling market is the inclusion of online gambling regulation in Gambling Law. In 2020, the income of land-based gambling establishments in Lithuania dropped by 8.1% to €103.5 million. However, vertical revenue increased by 47. 1% and GGR doubled to $59.6 million, thanks to online slots. Slotegrater provides access to over 15,000 games from over 100 licensed industry developers.
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Breaking into the Baltics: APIgrator is certified in Lithuania
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Lithuanian and Ukrainian regulators sign MoU The two regulators plan to work together on the supervision of #gambling and lottery operations.

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Lithuanian #gambling regulator slaps fines on Betsafe and Tete-a-Tete Casino The regulator has issued another fine for advertising breaches and one for accepting players from outside of the country.

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Lithuania and Ukraine gambling regulators sign MoU Monday 25 July 2022 - 8:01 am Lithuania’s Gambling Supervisory Authority has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Ukraine’s Commission on the Regulation of Gambling and Lotteries to wor...

Lithuania and Ukraine gambling regulators sign MoU
Monday 25 July 2022 - 8:01 am


Lithuania’s Gambling Supervisory Authority has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Ukraine’s Commission on the Regulation of Gambling and Lotteries to wor...

Lithuania Approves New Lottery & Gaming Tax Law Amendments

The Seimas of Lithuania has sanctioned new amendments to the national Gambling Law and the Lottery & Gaming Tax Law. The G gambling control authority will introduce a new type of licence for remote gambling. It will be a licence that will separate remote and land-based gambling requirements. Remote operators will pay €500,000 for a one-off licence, while those with a land and remote presence will have to pay $1m.
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Lithuania Approves New Lottery & Gaming Tax Law Amendments

Lithuania Sets New Lottery Age Purchase to +18

The Budget and Finance Committee of Lithuania’s Seimas has completed a draft decree proposing new standards on lottery play and advertising for the Baltic state. The Committee's headline measure called for a vote to raise the minimum age of purchase of lottery tickets from 16-to-18 years of age. If approved, the government will enforce a new lottery age restriction from 1 January 2023. Olifėja, Lithuania's state-sanctioned operator, was ordered to display age-range notifications and safer gambling warnings across its weekly lottery draws.
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Lithuania Sets New Lottery Age Purchase to +18
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Lithuanian regulator fines Top Sport and Amber Gaming after breaches of the country's gambling promotion ban

Lithuanian gambling regulator fined Top Sport and Amber Gaming for violating the promotion ban introduced in 2021. Top Sports will pay EUR 25,000 ($25,900) Amber gaming broke the law twice, in November 2021 and in February 2022. Amber's violation resulted in a smaller fine than Top's. Online gambling revenues in Lithuania are up 90% since 2011. Estonia and Latvia legalized online gambling in 2010. Lithuania joined them in 2016. The jurisdiction has been licensing online casinos to nurture its offering.
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Lithuanian regulator fines Top Sport and Amber Gaming after breaches of the country's gambling promotion ban

Lithuanian Regulator Imposes Fine of €6789 on 7bet

Amber Gaming has been fined €6789 for breaching the national laws regarding the promotion of gambling. The Commission found that Amber Gaming published content on its website that the regulator said encouraged consumers to gambling and violated Article 10 (19) of the country's Ali. Amber has the option to appeal the decision. The ban on gambling promotion came into effect on 1 July 2021. It was the 20th anniversary of Lithuanian Gambling Commission’s formation.
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Endorphina's momentum strengthened by Hero Gaming

Hero Gaming has formed a content relationship with Endorphina. Endmorphina will provide Hero Gaming with a suite of casino material. Endomorphina announced commercial alliances with FavBet, Sportingtech, and Uniclub this year. Lithuania will be entered next via the Unic lub agreement.
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Endorphina's momentum strengthened by Hero Gaming

Hustler Casino Scumbag Banned After Cash Game Cheating Goes Viral

Hustler Casino Live's popular cash game was rocked by cheating incident this week. Julio, who plays under the nickname "Skillsrocks", cheated his unsuspecting opponent Barry. He even tried to include another player, "SoFlo" Antonio, under table in a three-way pot with Barry and himself. The Hustler casino show has become a popular stop on the poker fans’ viewing schedule.
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Hustler Casino Scumbag Banned After Cash Game Cheating Goes Viral

Pragmatic Play Has Lift Off in Lithuania With TOPsport Live Casino Deal

Pragmatic Play has signed a deal with TOPsport in Lithuania. TOP'sport will take all of Pragmatik's Live Casino products. The most anticipated release from Pratik is Sweet Bonanza Candyland. The deal is a step in the growth of the Live casino. It is Pradmatic's strategy to grow in regulated markets across Europe. Gintaras Staniulis CEO at TOP’sports is delighted with the deal.
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Lithuanian Gambling Regulator Warns Unlicensed Operators

The Lithuanian Gaming Control Authority has warned operators about illegal remote gambling in the country. It added new sites to its blacklist of unlicensed operations. All operators need a permit to offer remote betting services. For offering illegal gambling services, operators can face payment blocking and domain name system blocking. The regulator has also taken recent action against licensed operators that violate its rules.
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Lithuanian Gambling Regulator Warns Unlicensed Operators

Olympic Casino reports 2020 losses of over €78 million

Olympic Entertainment Group AS has reported a 2020 loss of €78.3 million. The company made a profit of €42.5 million in 2019. It operates 23 casinos, 917 slot machines, 19 gaming tables and 6 electronic roulette tables. Management has focused on reducing costs and managing liquidity. It owns stakes in 12 companies registered in Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia, Italy, the Netherlands, Jersey and Malta.
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Lithuania blacklists more than 200 online gambling domains

Gambling regulator has to blacklist more than 200 internet domains this year. Online gambling is only legal in Lithuania when provided by locally licensed operators. Current online licenses are tied to land-based gaming venues.
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Lithuania blacklists more than 200 online gambling domains
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Lithuanian Govt to Switch Land-based Gaming taxes to GGR-based Regime

Lithuanian government proposes a new law that would change the way land-based gambling is taxed. The current system is regressive and based on the percentage of revenue generated rather than the actual amount of the gambling. The new system would be based upon the gross revenue gained, rather on percentage percentage. It would also increase transparency of gambling sector and ensure fairer taxation.
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Lithuanian Govt to Switch Land-based Gaming taxes to GGR-based Regime

Lithuanian regulator fines Baltic Bet

Baltic Bet has been warned about the possible violation of its licence conditions. The regulator imposed a similar fine on Unigames last month. Lithuanian legislature recently gave the green light for online-only gambling licences. The decision is not final and can be appealed. It is currently illegal to operate an online gambling business without a license from a land-based operator.
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Lithuanian parliament approves new online-only gambling licences

The Seimas voted 74 to 7 in favour of amendments to the law on remote gambling. The law requires a specific online licence for casinos, sports betting and betting shops. It also requires municipal councils to approve the building of slot halls, bingo halls and gambling shops, and introduces a new fee for all types of gambling licences.
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Lithuanian parliament approves new online-only gambling licences
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Habanero Rolls Out Online Casino Suite with Lithuania’s 7bet

Habanero has integrated its online casino games with 7bet. 7Bet was established exactly a year ago in August 2020. It provides online casinos, live casino titles and sports betting. In July, 7 Bet added Playson's online games to its portfolio. The deal is the latest in a series of supply agreements signed by 7 bet recently.
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Habanero Rolls Out Online Casino Suite with Lithuania’s 7bet

Tom Horn eyes Lithuanian uplift following 7bet.lt content deal

Tom Horn Gaming has signed a content deal with 7bet.lt. 7Bet.lt has taken live Tom Horn's gaming suite, including Hot Blizzard and 243 Crystal Fruits. Tom Hornga became the first certified provider of online gaming solutions in Lithuania in 2016.  Tom Horgga is recognised for supplying games to a niche audience of the so-called category B. category. B allows players of ages between 18 and 21 to enjoy playing slot games with limited bets and payouts.
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Tom Horn eyes Lithuanian uplift following 7bet.lt content deal

Slotegrator analyzes Lithuania's igaming market amid licensing reform

Lithuania has seen a boom in online gaming over the past two years. The local gambling market's shift towards iGaming was further solidified by last year's lockdowns. In mid-June, the government proposed a comprehensive reform of the licensing system for gambling operators.
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Evoplay Lauds Lithuania Online Casino Market Debut with TOPsport

Evoplay has debuted its content in the Lithuanian iGaming space through a recent partnership with local market leader TOPsport. Evopay has provided TOPSport with access to 40 of its thrilling titles. The games are now available with TOP'sport and the rest of Evo's portfolio will be rolled out at a later stage.
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Evoplay Lauds Lithuania Online Casino Market Debut with TOPsport

A general introduction to gambling law in Lithuania

Gambling is defined in the Gaming Law as the playing of a game or mutual betting. It is permitted in Lithuania for category A machine and category B machine games, bingo, table games (roulette, card and dice games), totalisator, betting and remote gambling.
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A general introduction to gambling law in Lithuania

GameArt Now Certified to Offer Online Slots in Lithuania

GameArt has been certified to deliver its products in Lithuania. 15 of its premium slots were certified by Lithuanian regulators and will soon be available to locally licensed online casino operators. GameArt was founded in 2013 and specializes in the development of slot games for the online and land-based casino industry. It is based in Malta and also runs design, platform development, and marketing offices in Slovenia, Italy, Serbia and Slovenia.
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GameArt Now Certified to Offer Online Slots in Lithuania

NetEnt launches sizzling Hotline sequel

NetEnt has released Hotline 2, a sequel to the 2018 original. The game is a nod to American crime drama television series from the 80s. It offers 243 win ways, which expand up to 1,944 during extra spins.
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NetEnt launches sizzling Hotline sequel

Evoplay certified to launch in Lithuania

Evoplay has been certified to launch in Lithuania. Evopay will roll out 40 of its slots in the growing market. The company has recently expanded into the Croatian market in its partnership with Mozzartbet. Lithuanian gambling revenue declined 8.1% year-on-year to €103.5m in 2020.
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Evoplay certified to launch in Lithuania

Evoplay secures certification with GLI to enter Lithuania

Evoplay has just been awarded certification with Gaming Laboratories International for its proprietary slot titles to be used in the Lithuanian market. The studio will bring 40 of its games to the Lithuania market following its full certification to standards set by the country’s regulator, the Gaming Control Authority. Evopay offers some of the most immersive gaming experiences on the market and has a loyal following from the online streaming community.
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Evoplay secures certification with GLI to enter Lithuania

Lithuania bans all gambling advertising

Lithuania's parliament has approved a ban on all gambling advertising. The ban will come into effect on 1 July. It is already prohibited to encourage gambling by offering players gifts to gamble or to organise gambling outside licensed venues or an approved operator’s website. Operators were already required to carry warnings about gambling-related harm in all of their adverts. Last year, operators agreed to stop advertising gambling during the first national lockdown in April for the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
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Lithuania bans all gambling advertising

MrSlotty and EGT Digital sign new partnership

EGT Digital has signed a partnership with MrSlotty. Mr Slotty's portfolio of over 50 games will be integrated into EGT Digital's growing online platform. Mr slotty offers a wide range of games in HTML5. Their games are suitable for mobile phones. Egt Digital hopes to expand its content and aggregation footprint. For Mrslotty, the partnership will expand their content footprint with clients. for E GT Digital, it will help them to reach their potential customers.
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MrSlotty and EGT Digital sign new partnership

Bet Industries teams up with Dutch company Round Circle

Bet Industries has come into agreement with Dutch company Round Circle. The two companies agreed on collaborating both in game development and in international growth. Bet Industries is a Lithuanian-based casino games studio. 4 new games have been developed, certified and launched at Cbet. Integrations with other Lithuanians operators Olybet and Uniclub are being implemented. New games are on the way too, some of which will be completed within the next two months.
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Bet Industries teams up with Dutch company Round Circle

Ezugi ready to debut live dealer games in Lithuania

Ezugi's live dealer games have been certified in Lithuania. They will go live with several licensed operators over the coming weeks. The company has already secured approvals in the Isle of Man, Estonia and Bulgaria. Evolution Gaming Group AB (STO:EVO) were trading up 2.87% at SEK624.60 per share in Stockholm on Monday morning.
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Ezugi ready to debut live dealer games in Lithuania

Lithuania’s online gambling sector overtakes retail ops during pandemic

Lithuania's local gambling market generated revenue of €75.6m in the nine months ending September 30. The country's retail gambling operators were forced to shut down from mid-March to mid May due to COVID-19. That allowed Lithuania's six online gambling licensees to claim the majority share (50.8%) of the 9M revenue pie. Online gambling revenue rose 38% from the same period last year, while retail revenue was down nearly 30%. The pandemic disruption to major sports limited online betting revenue’s gain to 3.1% (€17.5m).
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Lithuania’s online gambling sector overtakes retail ops during pandemic