Betfair ordered to comply with Italy's Covid-19 recovery tax despite successful appeal

Operator challenges implementation of tax on “collection of bets” relating to exchange platform as judge orders ADM to revisit calculation method

Betfair has lost its appeal to stop the implementation of a 0.5% temporary sports betting tax on exchange bets after a court in Lazio ruled in favour of Italian gaming regulator Agenzia delle Dogane e dei Monopoli (ADM). The 0.5% recovery tax, or Salvasport tax, was introduced in May 2020 as part of the Decreto…

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