Licensed online casino in Italy

In Italy, the state controls the organization and the conduct of games with cash prizes on gambling sites. Working online casinos will require a license from Agenzia delle Dogane e dei Monopoli [1], passing a tender on the operator's safety, reliability, financial solvency, and state duty of 350 000 euros.

In licensed online casinos in Italy, users can play certified gambling: slots, roulette, blackjack. Operators must specify each game the probability of winning, ensure the confidentiality of players, take measures to combat fraud, and the emergence of gambling addiction.

Online Casino Rating in Italy

Gaming establishments of our rating have been Italian online casino: regulation and licensing. Protection of players tested and licensed by Agenzia delle Dogane e dei Monopoli (after this — Agency of Customs and Monopolies of Italy, the Agency, ADM) — comply with customer service's legal standards of personal and financial security, follow the principles of responsible gaming.

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Snai IT
3159points
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Unibet IT
2526points
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Big Best in Game
2246points
3.1
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9
Bet Win 360
2228points
0.3
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10
Plex Bet IT
2228points
0.5
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Gambling entertainment is available on P.C., mobile, and tablet devices for players from 18 years old. Popular activities include slot machines (bonus, free, jackpot), blackjack, roulette, Texas Hold'em poker, live games.

To take part in popular lotteries online in Italy, you can count on a licensed site SuperEnalotto.

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Italian operators use foreign software. Popular games for in online casinos Italy are developing Microgaming, Novomatic, iSoftBet, NetEnt.

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Legislation for online casinos in Italy

License Issued by Agenzia delle Dogane e dei Monopoli
The Basic Laws

Decreto Direttoriale di AAMS Prot. n. 2011/666/Giochi/GAD [2] from January 10, 2011.

D.P.R. October 26th, 1972, n. 640   
Probabilità di vincita (Decreto Balduzzi) [3] DL n.158/2012

Taxes
  • for online casinos and bingo - 25% of gross income;
  • at fixed odds rates - 24%;
  • for virtual sports - 22%. 
Winning tax for players No
Penalties for illegal gambling activities
  • administrative - fine; 
  • criminal - imprisonment for up to 3 years; 
  • in accordance with the tax legislation - for tax evasion
Main currency Euro
Language Italian, English
Payment System Neteller, MasterCard, PayPal, Skrill, Visa

Users can play gambling gameplay from 18 years old. You need to register on a casino site and add it to your game account. Registration includes entering contact details: name, surname, e-mail address, telephone number.  

Online casino in Italy: regulation and licensing

Licensing and control of gambling is the Agenzia delle Dogane e dei Monopoli (ADM/AAMS) responsibility. In 2012, it included the Autonomous Administration of State Monopolies (AAMS). The AAMS is responsible for examining licensing applications.

Gambling entertainment in Italy is legal when the Customs and Monopolies Agency allows this activity. Licensees before and after reception of the license pass check A.D.M. on industrial safety, honesty of payments, responsible partnership with the organizations helping in struggle against gaming addiction.

Operators can provide users with regulated games:

  • poker;
  • live games;
  • slot machines;
  • bingo;
  • jackpot slots;
  • blackjack;
  • roulette.

Gambling entertainment in Italy must certify by independent organizations such as Gaming Laboratories International. Information on the availability of appropriate certificates posted on the main page of the online casino.    

According to Probabilità di vincita (decreto Balduzzi) 2012 (decree by Balduzzi), games with cash prizes are prohibited in Italy. A fine of 100,000 to 500,000 euros imposed on the advertiser and the medium owner for violation.
 
The Balduzzi decree establishes the rule that Italia casino online sites must necessarily indicate winning for each game type. The odds range from 91 to 96%.

Lotterie Nazionali Srl [4], a concessions company (a public company with a foreign investor) on the Italian gambling market, has been the exclusive online instant and traditional lotteries since October 1st, 2010. It develops software for interactive casino games, slots, sports betting, and sweepstakes with fixed odds.

The state enterprise investor is the international group International Game Technology (IGT), which unites developers from more than 100 countries.

Protect players at online casinos in Italy and contacts for addicts

ADM conducts regular checks to identify unlicensed operators. On the official resource of the Agency, you can see the list of banned sites [5].

The principles that the Italian regulator requires to observe in licensed online casinos are the rules of the game, maximum transparency, security. On the operators' sites, there is a notice prohibiting gambling for minors, a warning that gambling is pathologically addictive.

According to the regulator's regulations, the licensee has the right to limit, without explanation, the amounts, quantities, and types of gambling players. 

According to the AAMS rules, online players can take advantage of the following measures as part of a safe and responsible game: 

Type of restriction

Self-restriction  Self-exclusion 
Details You can set limits on the monthly account recharge amount

A temporary one — is set to be excluded from the game for 30, 60, or 90 days. It is extended automatically until a player requests to be removed from the game by the licensee.

A permanent set for an indefinite period, which excludes the user to register, play online casinos, and deposit to your account. It can cancel no sooner than six months.

Technical support contacts for players and addicts

The protection of users' rights lies in operators' partnerships with organizations and online services such as Gambling Therapy [6], which offer literature and therapeutic help to those struggling with gambling addiction.

Customs and Monopolies Agency of Italy
Customs and Monopolies Agency of Italy
Italy
Higher Institute of Health
Higher Institute of Health
Viale Regina Elena 299, 00161 – Roma (I)
Italian Federation of Departments and Addiction Services Operators
Italian Federation of Departments and Addiction Services Operators
Via Matteotti, 3 – 22066 Mariano Comense-CO
Agency of Customs and Monopolies
Agency of Customs and Monopolies
Via Valtellina, 1, 20159 Milano MI
FAQ about Online Casinos in Italy
Why is it worth playing in licensed online casinos in Italy?

Choose operators with a license from ADM. Then the player can be sure that he will get the winnings. Unlicensed online casinos can violate user rights by delaying or not withdrawing funds. 

How do bonuses in online casinos in Italy differ?

Bonuses in casinos with a license:

  • Welcome — to new players;
  • Wagering — a gift that must play before money can be withdrawn;
  • Deposit Match — first deposit bonus.  
     
Is it possible to withdraw your winnings from online casinos in Italy?

Yes, third-party organizations can test gaming software to ensure fair payouts to users and confirmed random number generators (RNG).

How can it be withdrawn from an Italian casino?

Log in, go to the «Cashier» section of your account, add your payment details, and click on the withdrawal button.