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EU Advocate General’s Opinion Is a Loss for Gibraltar in Challenging UK Online Gambling Tax
January 20th, 2017 By April Bergman

EU Advocate General’s Opinion Is a Loss for Gibraltar in Challenging UK Online Gambling Tax

Gibraltar appears ready to lose in its legal challenge of the British point-of-consumption tax in the EU’s Court of Justice. The Point-of-Consumption Tax imposes a 15% fee on all online gambling revenues taken from UK residents, regardless of the gaming operator’s location. Maciej Szpunar, the Advocate General for the European Union, gave his opinion on […]

Macau Casino Industry Shows Recovery over Final 3 Months of 2016
January 18th, 2017 By April Bergman

Macau Casino Industry Shows Recovery over Final 3 Months of 2016

Macau’s casino industry is showing signs of recovery almost three years after Beijing’s anti-corruption crackdown scared many high rollers away. VIP gaming statistics rose 13% over the final three months of 2016, giving casino operators hope that a recovery is in order. Optimism remains muted, because a couple of factors might explain the boosted numbers. […]

Paddy Power Offers 4-1 Odds That Donald Trump Is Impeached within 6 Months
January 16th, 2017 By April Bergman

Paddy Power Offers 4-1 Odds That Donald Trump Is Impeached within 6 Months

Irish bookmaker Paddy Power is offering 4-1 odds that Donald Trump is impeached in the first six months of his administration. Paddy Power’s odds for the proposition Barack Obama would be impeached in six months in 2009 were 8-1. The bookmaker site is offering only 7-4 odds that Trump is going to fail to complete […]

State of Goa Ordered by Mumbai High Court to Decide on 6th Offshore Casino License
January 14th, 2017 By April Bergman

State of Goa Ordered by Mumbai High Court to Decide on 6th Offshore Casino License

The Indian state of Goa has been ordered by the Mumbai High Court to make a final decision on whether to give a license to a sixth offshore casino. Goa’s leaders have four weeks to make a decision. The Times of India reports that the court made the ruling after receiving a petition demanding a […]

Zimbabwe’s State Lottery Officials Meet with Chennai-Based Lottery Technology Company
January 12th, 2017 By April Bergman

Zimbabwe’s State Lottery Officials Meet with Chennai-Based Lottery Technology Company

The Zimbabwean government is seeking the assistance of India-based gaming and technology companies to assist in streamlining its own state lotteries. The country’s state lottery’s revenues have declined in recent years to the point one minister described them as “non-functional”. Home Minister Dr. Ignatius Chombo (pictured right) flew to Chennai, India to rectify those issues. […]

James Packer Returns to Crown Resort after a Scandal and a Slump in Revenues
January 10th, 2017 By April Bergman

James Packer Returns to Crown Resort after a Scandal and a Slump in Revenues

James Packer made his triumphant return to Crown Resorts this week after 17 months away from the company. Packer is back as a director, after the company reported dismal earnings and became embroiled in an advertising scandal in China. Chairman Robert Rankin is leaving Crown Resorts. Rankin was a longtime employee who took over the […]

Sochi Casino and Resort Opens on Thursday in Gorky Gorod, Russia
January 6th, 2017 By April Bergman

Sochi Casino and Resort Opens on Thursday in Gorky Gorod, Russia

The Sochi Casino and Resort opened in Russia on Thursday, January 5. It is first land-based casino to open in Russia’s new dedicated gambling zone, which is a traditional resort area on the Black Sea coast. Located in Gorky Gorod, the Sochi Casino and Resort is described by its owner, Domain LLC, as a “entertainment […]

Vera&John Online Casino Leaving Australian Market Due to the Interactive Gambling Amendment Bill 2016
January 4th, 2017 By April Bergman

Vera&John Online Casino Leaving Australian Market Due to the Interactive Gambling Amendment Bill 2016

Vera&John, an online casino based out of Malta, announced in December it would leave the Australian gaming market. The move was seen by many as the beginning of an exodus of the Australian gaming industry by offshore operators. At the time of its announcement, Vera&John Casino told its customers their decision to leave Australia was […]

New England Patriots and Dallas Cowboys Are Betting Favorites for Super Bowl 51
January 1st, 2017 By April Bergman

New England Patriots and Dallas Cowboys Are Betting Favorites for Super Bowl 51

The New England Patriots are the favorites to win the 2017 NFL Playoffs. The Patriots have the NFL’s best record at 14-2, along with a 7-game winning streak. Most Las Vegas sportsbooks have the New England Patriots as a +190 moneyline favorite. Gamblers would need to wager $100 in order to win an additional $190. […]

PhilWeb Close to Regaining eGames License in the Philippines
December 26th, 2016 By April Bergman

PhilWeb Close to Regaining eGames License in the Philippines

PhilWeb Corp., which provides software for 268 different gambling-related Internet cafes in the Philippines, filed with the Manila Stock Exchange today stating it soon will receive a gaming license. In the filing, PhilWeb said the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp (PACGOR) is expediting the procurement process for gaining an eGames license. The executives at PhilWeb […]

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