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News In Brief: August 22-August 26, 2022
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Albania Approves Return Of Casinos
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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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.