Lithuanian gambling regulator fines operator over betting limits

Lithuania's Gambling Supervisory Authority has fined UAB Tete-a-Tete Casino €15,000.
Lithuania's Gambling Supervisory Authority has fined UAB Tete-a-Tete Casino €15,000.

It’s the first time the Lithuanian gambling regulator has fined an operator.

Lithuania.- The Gambling Supervisory Authority has fined UAB Tete-a-Tete Casino, owner of Cbet, €15,000 for unreasonably placing betting limits on an online gaming customer.

It’s the first time the Lithuanian gambling regulator has fined an operator since Lithuania’s Gambling Act granted it the power to impose economic sanctions.

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The regulator found in an inspection that UAB Tete-a-Tete Casino had limited the number of bets the player placed and the winnings received without having any objective grounds for doing so.

Lithuania’s remote gaming regulations do not entitle a company to apply betting restrictions without identifying a breach in regulations.

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The Lithuanian Gambling Supervisory Authority said that a player cannot be restricted from participating in gambling without objective grounds being given.

UAB Tete-a-Tete Casino may appeal against the fine.

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