Some legal aspects of gambling and wagering

  • 2012-10-03
  • By Marius Matiukas, Associate lawyer
ECOVIS Miškinis, Kvainauskas ir partneriai advokatų kontoraAccording to the Civil Code of the Republic of Lithuania, no obligations can arise on the ground of gambling and wagering, except in cases established by law. Claims connected with gambling and wagering are not protected within judiciary proceedings, except in cases established by law. In the event where games or wagers are prohibited by law, no action can be brought by the benefited party (winner) claiming the agreed sum to be paid; likewise, no recovery of the paid sum may be instituted by the losing party (loser)....
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