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Peru – Gambling revenue on the rise for government

Wednesday 08 de February 2023 / 12:00

2 minutos de lectura

(Peru).- Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism, Luis Fernando Helguero has announced that the government expects to collect us$ 53.9 million (S/210 million) this year from taxes generated by casinos and slots which would mean an increase of 5% compared to the amount registered in 2022.

Peru – Gambling revenue on the rise for government

In his presentation at the Foreign Trade and Tourism Commission of the Parliament, the minister explained that the revenue was a highly significant source for the government.

Thirty per cent is for the provincial municipalities, thirty per cent is for the district municipalities, fifteen per cent goes to the public treasury, 15 per cent goes to Mincetur and the remaining 10 per cent goes to the Peruvian Sports Institute,” he said.

He estimated that Mincetur alone would receive around S/32 million this year from the landbased casino and slot parlours sectors of the market. The minister emphasised that Mincetur works closely with other government entities to prevent money laundering and the financing of terrorism.

“In terms of control and supervision of the activity, this year it is expected that 2,520 technical inspections in slot machine game rooms and 2,880 technical inspections in casino rooms will be carried out,” he said.

By James


Tags: online gaming, Sportsbook , Casino Online,

País: Peru

Región: South America



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