Ministry to allow internet betting business, reports daily

The Ministry of Finance is ready to allow Czech betting companies to operate on the internet for the first time, the newspaper Mladá fronta Dnes reported. The five biggest betting firms in the country had petitioned the ministry to allow the change, saying they were losing huge amounts of money to internet gambling sites based in other states. A spokesman for the Finance Ministry said, however, that no final decision had been made on the subject.

Author: Ian Willoughby