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The mountainous microstate of San Marino in Italy is home to only one land-based casino and its ECA Member is Giochi del Titano S.P.A.

The solitary casino property has seen its revenues grow by 18.9 percent since 2013, delivering gross gaming revenues (GGR) of €16.45m in 2015.

The Giochi del Titano S.P.A currently employs 135 full-time staff members having added three new staff to its workforce during the past two years.

Players made more frequent visits to San Marino’s casino in 2015 when 163,773 individual visits were recorded, compared with the 145,015 made in 2013, marking a 13 percent increase overall in the two year period.

San Marino Gaming Law is the regulatory body responsible for the land-based casino.

Currently no online casino licences have been issued in San Marino.

ECA MEMBERS

ECA MEMBERS :   Giochi del Titano

NUMBER OF CASINOS

2016 1
2015 1
2014 1
2013 1

NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES

2016 125
2015 135
2014 138
2013 132

TERRESTRIAL CONSUMER PROTECTION / SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY MEASURE

San Mario’s legal system specifies a number of social responsibility measures for licensed casino premises. Access is permitted only after a valid ID has been shown and the player has been registered, and the minimum age for admission to the casino is 18

In accordance with AML regulations players who win or stake amounts more than €2.000 must be identified and registered.

A number of responsible gambling measures have been agreed between Giochi del Titano Spa and “Ente di Stato dei Giochi” including procedures of self-exclusion, the provision of medical and counselling support to players experiencing critical difficulties, and the provision of professional training to employees to help recognise problem gambling behaviour and be aware of responsible gaming  practices.

The Giochi del Titano Spa, in association with the Ente di Stato dei Giochi, also identifies each player who purchases or redeems chips, and the general Management reserves the right to prohibit entrance to the gaming halls.

Gioco Responsabile provides a free anonymous service, available to everyone, run by professionals who provide advice and guidance to individuals who have psychological, social or legal problems caused by excess gaming.

The purpose of this service is to provide professional support and guidance by increasing the players’ awareness of the risk factors present in their gaming behaviour.

This service is available to all those experiencing difficulty with excessive gaming and their families and friends.

A free telephone counselling service is also available from 2pm to 6am daily.

 

Legal Gambling Age: 18 Years Old

Smoking Ban: Partial ban

THE REGULATED MARKET

NATURE OF THE CASINO MARKET

Terrestrial: Single licence

Online: Currently no online casino licences are available

 

REGULATED CASINO GAMES

Terrestrial:Licensed casino games include slot machines, electronic roulette, live cards gaming tables: Blackjack, Punto e Banco, Ultimate Poker, Poker Cash Game and Texas Hold’em tournaments.

Online:Unregulated

THE ILLEGAL MARKET

Size of Illegal Gambling Market:There are currently no estimates of illegal gambling activity either online or land-based in San Marino.

Market Protection Measures / Tools to Tackle Illegal Gambling:No tools are currently available to address offers of unlicensed online gambling.

IN THE CASINO

NUMBER OF CASINO VISITS (in 000s)

2016 174
2015 164
2014 150
2013 145

REVENUES (GGR & Tips EUR Million)

2016 17 million
2015 16 million
2014 15 million
2013 14 million

HIGH-LEVEL MARKET DATA

Currency : Euro

Population: 31,780
(Source:The World Bank)

GNI (2014, Local Currency, Millions):
(Source: Eurostat)

Internet Penetration (Internet Users): 49.6%
(Source: The World Bank)

Mobile Penetration (Mobile Cellular Subscriptions): 118,8%
(Source: The World Bank)

Doing Business Ranking (June 2015):76
(Source: World Bank Group)

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Last Updated: 1st September 2016