EGC2018: Serbian market update with Zoran Puhač of European Organization for Gaming Law
During the inaugural edition of European Gaming Congress, Serbian gaming expert Zoran Puhač, will share the latest insights he has about the market and experiences he encountered while working with the Serbian regulation. Secretary – General of European Organization for Gaming Law (EOGL).
Former director of Corporate Affairs, Mozzartbet. Former coordinator, Association of Gaming Providers (AGP). Former spokesperson of MoD. Education: graduated Air Force Academy and post graduate studies at Faculty of political sciences, specialization with the theme about crisis communications.
The inaugural edition of European Gaming Congress which will be held on the 16th of October at the Grand Union Hotel in Ljubljana will also focus on shedding light upon the industry and its main topics.
Starting with 2012, the year in which Serbia received associate membership in the European Union, the country started bringing the gambling business out of the shadow economy.
To bring gambling out of the shadow economy, Serbia demanded that all gambling establishments should obtain licenses from the Ministry of finance. At the same time, very favorable conditions for running gambling activities have been created. All types of gambling starting from land-based casinos, slot machine halls to betting shops, and online gambling were allowed to operate.
One of the advantages of running a gambling business in Serbia is a very low gambling income tax which is just 5%.
Currently, the gambling industry has just started to develop in Serbia, but due to low tax rates, it actively attracts foreign investors. The country allows all types and forms of gambling
The European Gaming Congress (EGC) is expected to bring together industry expert from all over Europe and create a platform which will enable both networking and learning at the highest quality.