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MPs assess Supreme Court ruling that ordered the blocking of 23 online betting sites | National

The Finance and Economic Commissions appreciated the Supreme Court’s ruling and emphasized the need to regulate online casinos to protect the health of users and increase tax revenues.

Parliamentarians appreciated the decision of the Supreme Court ordering this Blocking of 23 online sports betting sites However, there is no consensus among legislators to establish a regulation for the service.

The ruling confirms the illegality of online casinos. This is what Justice Minister Luis Cordero said “Anyone who receives income from online betting shops should pick up the phone and call their lawyers.”.

In this sense, the Ministry of Finance has presented a bill that aims to gradually regulate online casinos.

The same would be the forecast of tax revenue that the online casino industry would generate in the fifth year 92,934 million pesos.

The President of the Senate and member of the Chamber’s Finance Commission, Juan Antonio Coloma, criticized the initiative, insisting that discussion of the issue was missing It should not be limited to tax matters only.

For his part, the deputy of the National Renewal, Miguel Mellado, considered that a regulation is necessary for this especially to avoid damage to the health of users.

Meanwhile, Socialist Party MP and Economic Commission member Daniel Manouchehri called on the government to do so Eliminate urgency to the project that wants to regulate online casinos.

It should be recalled that the Superintendency of Gaming Casinos also supported the criteria of the Third Chamber of the Supreme Court and stated so “This decision confirms the illegal nature of the activity”.

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