Finnish firms to offer online poker and casino action

Posted on February 04, 2010 by Steven Holberg

The Finnish Slot Machine Association (RAY) and its lottery counterpart Veikkaus have been given the government green light to push ahead with legal online gambling ventures that include online poker and casino action (for RAY) and online bingo and similar number-based games (for Veikkaus)

RAY intends to introduce a variety of internet poker and casino games, which it believes will create an income of around Euros 25 million annually.

Finnish media sources report that the new government licenses come into force on March 1 2010, and that RAY hopes to start real money operations before August this year.

The government has apparently insisted that strict regulatory measures concerning problem and underage gamblers and responsible gambling must be observed.




You can also check out Slots Jackpot Casino News Here

RSS   Print Article

Similar Articles

New arrival from Rival February 13th, 2010
Moneybookers gaining ground January 27th, 2010
Don't mess with the players January 24th, 2010

There are no user reviews yet. Be the first to post a write your own review in the form.

Write your Review

In order to be able to write comments, you need to sign up for an account first. Click here to sign up now!

After sign up process is complete, you will be automatically returned to this page.