News & Analysis
Albania’s government has approved controversial plans to allow for the return of casinos to its capital city, leading opposition lawmakers to call for an investigation into possible corruption.
A region including the Albanian capital of Tirana where casinos are now allowed to be operated was rubber-stamped by deputy prime minister Erion Braçe on September 2 and published on September 8 in the country’s official gazette.
The amendment to the country’s 2015 primary gambling legislation came into effect immediately.
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Research & Reports
The Albanian government adopted the law regulating the conditions and technical requirements for online gambling licensing in late November 2017. Albania currently has one licensed online gambling operator.