Analysis: Portugal’s fight against the black market

Despite a recent survey suggesting channelisation in Portugal is moving in the right direction, one regulated operator wants the threat posed by unlicensed sites treated as a cyber crime. EGR Compliance puts the country’s online gambling market under the spotlight to investigate the extent of this scourge

Practically every regulated online gambling market faces unwanted competition from unlicensed operators looking to coax players away from legal, locally taxed sites. It’s simply part and parcel of the industry, although certain jurisdictions face varying degrees of black-market threats. The magnitude of the ongoing headache posed to Portugal’s regulated gambling sector, which launched in May…

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