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Online casino in Lithuania

Online gambling in Lithuania legalized since 2016. The regulatory authority — Gaming Control Authority under the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Lithuania — protects participants who play on legitimate websites with the domain name identifier «lt». State supervision of gambling exercised through the current Law «On Gambling» (with amendments on the regulation of remote gambling activity on the Internet). The Register of persons voluntarily limiting their participation in gambling has been created.

Online Casino Rating in Lithuania

Servers used to organize gambling activities provide centralized identification and registration of participants. Lithuanian regulator has access to online casino server databases.

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Points
Rating
Reviews
Country
Game Software
1
Top Sport LT
3157points
3.7
0
US
Top Sport LT review
2
Olybet LT
2670points
3.7
0
US
Olybet LT review
3
Optibet LT
2384points
3.9
0
US
Optibet LT review
4
UniClub Casino
2309points
0.0
0
US
UniClub Casino review
5
Betsafe LT
2156points
3.7
0
US
Betsafe LT review
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Legislative Online Casinos in Lithuania

Online Casino License To organize gambling on the Internet, an organization needs a license. The Gaming Control Authority issues it under the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Lithuania.
The Law The Law «On Gambling» [1] (after this — the Law) may 17, 2001. The period of the updated current version of the law: 01.07.2020 - 31.10.2021.
Taxes The tax rate on the organization of remote gambling activity — 13%
Fines for players No
Penalties for illegal gambling activities  Fines imposed on the company depending on: 
  • the nature of the violation (participation in the online casino of persons under 18 years old, online games that not specified in the current law, the company's conduct of additional commercial business);
  • the time during which the wrongful act committed. 
Languages English, Lithuanian, Russian
Payment System Visa, Skrill, Neteller, MasterCard, Maestro

Responsibilities of the regulatory authority in Lithuania

The regulator is the Gaming Control Authority [2] under the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Lithuania (after this referred to the Control Service).  

The responsibilities of the regulator include:

  • issuance of online casino licenses and cancellation of permits;
  •  development of legal acts that regulate the activities of online casinos;
  •  monitoring of the operators' compliance with the current law; 
  • development of legal acts that regulate online casinos;
  •  issuance, amendment, revocation of the permit to organize online gambling activities.

Types of remote online games:

  • casino games;
  • sports betting, horse racing;
  • bingo;
  • slot machines;
  • lottery.

Measures to protect players in Lithuania

Playing online casinos is not allowed for persons under 18 years. 

Persons who wish to limit their participation in online casinos can submit a request to the Control Service or the website's organizer in two ways:

  • Through the Electronic Government Gateway portal [3]. You will need to log in and complete the application form. Instructions for completing the application are here [4].
  • When visiting the Control Service at Ukmergės g. 222, Vilnius 07157. 

The set time limit may not be less than six months. If the term is not specified, the limit on participation in online casinos automatically set for two years.  

There is a general ban on advertising gambling services in Lithuania — forbidden to publish motivational phrases about online casinos on web sites. It is allowed to specify the official name of the casino, brand, and type of activity. Additional written, audio, or visual information is prohibited.  

Advertising may not place on sites where 80% of the content targeted at minors. 

Technical support contacts for players and addicts in Lithuania

Gaming Control Authority under the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Lithuania
Gaming Control Authority under the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Lithuania
Lithuania
Vilnius Republican Psychiatric Hospital
Vilnius Republican Psychiatric Hospital
Parko g. 21, LT-11205 Vilnius
Gamer Relatives Support Group
Gamer Relatives Support Group
Ukmergės g. 222, Vilnius (4 aukštas)
Gaming Control Authority under the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Lithuania
Gaming Control Authority under the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Lithuania
Ukmergės g. 222, 07157 Vilnius
FAQ about Online Casinos in Lithuania
Where can you view information about illegal gambling operators in Lithuania?

The list of illegal internet providers can found on the Control Service website.

Can foreign online casinos operate in Lithuania without Gaming Control Authority license?

No. If an online casino wants to serve customers from Lithuania legally, the operator must enter into a partnership with an existing brand of a land-based casino and apply for a Gaming Control Authority license.

Are participants who play on unlicensed online casinos persecuted by Lithuanian authorities?

No, they are not. But players playing on unlicensed sites are not protected by the Lithuanian Control Service. In case of violations committed by the operator, the player will not have the opportunity to complain.