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Cash-poor Greece looks to extend gaming monopoly

TAGs: greece, monopoly extension

ParthenonBeware of Greeks bearing markers. Reeling from its worst ever financial crisis, the Greek government is checking under its sofa cushions for hidden revenues, and it thinks it has found some in the extension of Greek gaming firm OPAP’s monopoly. The move could mean €400M in extra income for the state, but considering its overall €300 billion debt, it wouldn’t hurt to open a few more lemonade & ouzo stands outside the Parthenon. Read more.

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