Romania has submitted draft legislation to the European Commission detailing general provisions regarding the license to organise and the authorisation to operate games of chance for gaming operators looking to provide gambling in Romania.
The draft proposal includes detailed information for the regulations about online gambling within the Eastern European country.
Several modifications may still be required to be made due to amendments which were recently approved by the Romanian Parliament in addition to provisions made in OUG 92/2014.
ROMANIA – GENERAL PROVISIONS REGARDING THE LICENCE TO ORGANISE AND THE AUTHORISATION TO OPERATE GAMES OF CHANCE
Covered in Romania’s draft gaming law are:
a) lottery games;
b) betting activities, i.e. for any mutual, fixed-odds or matched betting activities;
c) gambling activities characteristic to casinos;
d) gambling activities characteristic to poker clubs;
e) slot-machine-type activities, carried out via electronic devices offering winnings or via electronic devices offering limited-risk winnings;
f) bingo games taking place in gambling halls;
g) bingo games organised via television network systems;
h) temporary gambling activities, namely games of chance characteristic to casinos, slot-machine-type games of chance or bingo organised in halls, which are temporarily carried out in tourist resorts or on board recreational ships, as well as gambling activities characteristic to poker festivals organised in accommodation establishments during a pre-determined period of time;
i) tombola-type games.
a) lottery games of chance;
b) casino-type gambling activities carried out remotely, including slot-machine-type games;
c) remote fixed-odds betting;
d) remote mutual betting;
e) remote matched betting;
f) remote bingo and keno games;
g) tombola-type games of chance.
The full document about gambling in Romania draft legislation can be read below:
Further reading about Romanian Gambling Legislation:
Status of gambling legislation in Romania