Confusion On Possibility Of Segregated Poker In Portugal

Transition period before considering cross-border liquidity?

Manuela Bandeira, director of the Portuguese gambling authority, Regulação Inspeção de Jogos – Turismo de Portugal, indicated during a presentation at the Gambling Compliance conference in Lisbon that cross-border liquidity is not guaranteed once Portugual's online poker market goes live.
"It's not a simple issue," Bandeira said. "We have had meetings with regulators in other countries to better understand how it can work."
In a follow-up Q&A session, PokerNews reports Bandeira expanded on the issue saying, "We are aware what effect a closed market will have on our country, and hope to join Spain and France in a joint market. But there would be a transition period until shared liquidity can be made sort of a "Bosman Law" of online gaming."

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