A few days ago SNAI, Lottomatica and have launched virtual games: fake horse racing, dogs, cars, bikes, ball on which you can bet both online and in the agency, but without any skill. A business 4 billion a year. Fiasco: ” The Treasury will collect only 2 per thousand”
MILAN – From December 17, you can bet on horse racing, dogs, cars, bikes, tennis and football games virtual, that is fake, processed by a computer. This is the new frontier of betting in Italy. For now started SNAI and Lottomatica, both on their websites and in agencies around the country. When all the concessionaires of gambling launch betting on virtual sports, the business will be around 4 billion Euros per year.
And the state will settle for a mess of pottage. ” The Inland Revenue will collect the 2 per thousand “, said Maurizio Fiasco, a sociologist and consultant to the National Advisory wear.Deleted the rule which penalized the municipalities “no slots ”
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But it is not just a question of money. “With the virtual sporting events multiply the opportunities for game – adds – economist. And this for the industry is vital: it feeds only creating a dependence of mass. Needs million games per stand. the bank wins when there are so many plays, repeated over time”.
As required by the provisions of the State Monopoly, you can point to the virtual betting from 8 to 24 every day and the events will have an average frequency of five minutes. You can play a EUR 10 thousand. ” When we talk about gambling we associate each digit in the time – ends – Maurizio Fiasco. Ie how much time is subtracted from other human activities. Only then can you understand the damage that is causing the industry of gambling “.
With betting on sporting events virtual fails even any player’s skills: ” When I was racing jockeys and horses had to study me – says Franco, Hippodrome Milan – goer. Now all this disappears, there is no longer even the illusion of being able to win thanks to their skills. ‘s like playing the slot machine. there’s no skill. ”