Bookmakers Leave Poland

Pinnacle and Betfair have now closed operations in Poland. The reason? A new law has come into force, requiring betting operators to get licensed or get out. The Polish Gambling Laws that was approved in December 2016 and signed by President Andrzej Duda on January 5 charges betting operators at 12% of wagering turnover tax, practically giving them the choice to either leave or become a charity organization. Law also places further online restrictions to casino and slot games to thus hindering international stakeholders.

Following the exit of Bet365, William Hill and Energy Bet, Pinnacle and Betfair are now also leaving. No new Polish accounts will be created. Current users have their accounts put on hold and funds will be returned. There's that.

How to Bet with Pinnacle and Betfair in Poland

If you still want to place bets, the solution is betting brokers, such as Asianconnect and Sportmarket. Both are really outstanding services that can solve this issue, along with helping you find the best odds and get the highest limits.

Asianconnect offers different solutions that will help Polish customers to gain access with Pinnacle odds through Pinbet88. Customers can enjoy 101% secure and anonymous betting with their favorite sports and manage their own account without worrying about your identity. Pinnacle odds are also available through the Asianodds platform. Another plus is the joint cashback program that we have, giving you money back out of every bet you place. Read our review to learn more about Asianconnect

Sportmarket includes both Pinnacle and Betfair in their platform, which is a solution for all Polish players that wish to secure the best odds. Blogabet users get their first deposit free and now that minimum bet amount has been lowered, Sportmarket is accessible even to smaller punters. Learn more about this broker in our review.

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