Portugal’s online casinos enjoyed major pandemic pump

in News · 25-08-2020 10:58:00 · 0 Comments

Portugal’s online gambling market enjoyed a surge of activity as punters looked to alleviate pandemic lockdown boredom.

Figures released Monday by the regulatory body show online gambling licensees generated revenue of just under €139m in the first half of 2020, 44.2% higher than the same period last year.

In April, Portuguese politicians approved legislation that authorized the government to establish “partial or total limitations on access to online gaming platforms” during the pandemic, but the government never followed through on this plan.


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