Generating jobs with the gambling law

The bets

In general terms, the game can actually be treated as a game of "fortune or chance", because in this way of thinking, the game can be conceptualized as free will to practice the game, the bet, randomness (fortune or bad luck), the result and prize.

free will

Therefore, free will can be explained as the will to gamble, to bet, where these factors may appear in all forms of gambling, more especially in games of chance, due to the emotion involved with the affliction of wealth, since in what When it comes to randomness (fortune or misfortune), it is understood that the uncertainty factor predominates in randomness, and may have a tendency towards luck or misfortune.

In the bet is fortune or misfortune

In the bet, it could be highlighted that this factor would be the main and necessary part for the game to happen, because every game requires a bet to develop in the path of fortune or misfortune, finally, the result can be clarified, and obviously seen. and the prize, in the result, enters a game cycle, where the final stage is awaited, in search of a gain, being the prize, which means the materialization of the result obtained. Gambling, in general, was banned during the government of Eurico Gaspar Dutra, after the Second World War.

However, the popular culture of games is directly linked to Brazilian society, being able to give as an example, a sports betting:

  • the animal game;
  •  clandestine casinos.

Over time, the mentality and way of thinking has changed in a sense of cultural evolution, using as a basis in the legislation that prohibits games, good custom, and culture is not fixed, it is always in constant movement. Therefore, the good customs described in art. 50 of decree law 3.688 of October 3, 1941, are not the same as they are today, however, over 60 years the popular and social reality will not be the same as when popular customs were more conservative and protectionist. .

Impact of gaming legalization on income and job creation

The legalization of gambling can generate billions of reais in taxes and foreign exchange that can favor the country's economy and generate direct and indirect jobs.

Because we know that with the release of games and exploitation of casinos, as provided for in the various bills in progress, the sector will move several other activities, bringing direct and indirect employment opportunities.

Research calculates that the legalization of sports betting (gambling) in Brazil would generate 658 thousand direct jobs and 619 thousand indirect jobs through the production chain.

The animal game (R$12 billion), followed by bingos (R$1,3 billion), slot machine (R$ 3,6 billion) and sports betting and internet games (R$ 3 billion). Despite being banned since the 40s in Brazil, it is estimated that 20 million Brazilians bet daily on the animal game and more than 10 million.

Regulation of gambling in Brazil

Consequently, society, which could be receiving the fruits of the good side of the game, which is precisely the issue of employment and income, the issue of taxes that they can generate for the economy, does not receive. Because today those who benefit from gambling in Brazil are people who work on the margins. They are people who evade taxes, pay police protection, we have one of the most played countries in the world and the population does not receive the benefits of games.

There are many debates around the legalization of gaming in Brazil, but according to experts, this whole context will only come to an end in mid-2021.

There are unfavorable criticisms, but the benefits that are about to occur for the population are much greater.

As a result, it is noted the great importance of the regulation of gambling in Brazil. Even more so due to the economic and social situation experienced in the country today, it would be of great importance for all regions, to certainly help to fully recover the economy of Brazil, with the large collection made by the games, however, controlling the ludopathy (compulsive gambling or pathological, which makes a person unable to resist the urge to gamble more and more), and ensuring an exploration of responsible gambling, as already seen in other countries.


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