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Majority of Japanese Gamblers Fail to Tax Big Winnings, Board of Audit Reveals

Majority of Japanese Gamblers Fail to Tax Big Winnings, Board of Audit Reveals

Japanese gamblers tend to avoid declaring big winnings, Board of Audit report finds Around 80% of all gambling winnings of JPY10 million (approximately $88,500) or over from a single bet are not declared to Japanese tax authorities, local news outlet Asahi Shimbun reports citing findings by the country’s Board of […]

by · October 10, 2018 · Events & Reports
Italy to Award Online Gambling Licenses by Year’s End

Italy to Award Online Gambling Licenses by Year’s End

Verification of online gambling license applications enters final stages, licenses to be issued by the end of the year Italy’s process of issuing online gambling licenses to companies interested to operate in the local market is entering its final stages, Italian news outlet Agimeg reported on Monday citing unnamed institutional […]

by · October 9, 2018 · Events & Reports
Las Vegas Rumor Mill Churns Out Reports about Rio Casino Demolition, Redevelopment into MLB Ballpark

Las Vegas Rumor Mill Churns Out Reports about Rio Casino Demolition, Redevelopment into MLB Ballpark

Rio could be demolished to make room for Major League Baseball ballpark The Las Vegas rumor mill has been churning out some particularly curious stories lately and we are all in to cover the juiciest ones properly. Focus this week has been on the off-Strip Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, […]

by · October 9, 2018 · Events & Reports
Netherlands’ Failure to Regulate Online Gambling a “Disgrace”, Says Kansspelautoriteit Chairman

Netherlands’ Failure to Regulate Online Gambling a “Disgrace”, Says Kansspelautoriteit Chairman

Dutch Senate yet to vote on Remote Gambling Bill that the Lower House approved two years ago The Chairman of the Dutch gambling regulator, Kansspelautoriteit, Jan Suyver, called it a disgrace that the Netherlands has failed to re-regulate and liberalize its online gambling market. Mr. Suyver commented on the country’s […]

by · October 8, 2018 · Events & Reports
Caesars Selling Off-Strip Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, Fresh Round of Reports Suggests

Caesars Selling Off-Strip Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, Fresh Round of Reports Suggests

Sale of Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, located just off the Las Vegas Strip, might be imminent this time, according to reports Reports about the potential sale of Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, the off-Strip resort that has been hosting the World Series of Poker since 2005, have been emerging […]

by · October 8, 2018 · Events & Reports
Casino Boss Sheldon Adelson Buys $40-Million Penthouse in Tel Aviv’s Akirov Towers

Casino Boss Sheldon Adelson Buys $40-Million Penthouse in Tel Aviv’s Akirov Towers

The Las Vegas casino boss owns one more apartment in the locally popular residential towers US casino mogul Sheldon Adelson has increased his real estate portfolio with the recent purchase of a penthouse in one of the Akirov Towers in Tel Aviv, local financial news outlet the Globes reports. Mr. […]

by · October 5, 2018 · Events & Reports
West Virginia Lottery Commission Approves Permanent Sports Betting Rules, Rejects Integrity Fee Proposal

West Virginia Lottery Commission Approves Permanent Sports Betting Rules, Rejects Integrity Fee Proposal

Integrity fee should be a matter discussed between casinos and sports leagues, without the state, says WV Racing Association President The West Virginia Lottery Commission approved Wednesday the permanent rules for the operation of legal sports betting on the territory of the state. The regulator rejected all proposals made by […]

by · October 4, 2018 · Events & Reports
Google Play Wipes 56 Gambling Apps Targeting Vietnamese Gamblers

Google Play Wipes 56 Gambling Apps Targeting Vietnamese Gamblers

Removed apps have offered casino-style games, which are prohibited under Vietnamese gambling laws Google has wiped out 56 gambling apps from its Google Play app store as those were breaching Vietnam’s existing gambling laws, local news outlet Vietnam News reports citing official information by the Deputy Director of the Vietnamese […]

by · October 3, 2018 · Events & Reports
Mansion Closes Dutch Accounts in the Latest of Flurry of Developments in the Local Gambling Space

Mansion Closes Dutch Accounts in the Latest of Flurry of Developments in the Local Gambling Space

The Dutch online gambling market has long been among Europe’s most attractive ones. Despite the lack of proper regulations authorizing the provision of online gaming and betting services by international companies, some of the world’s largest online gambling operators have been targeting Dutch customers for years now. However, their actions […]

by · October 1, 2018 · Events & Reports
Two West Virginia Casinos Delay Sports Betting Launch

Two West Virginia Casinos Delay Sports Betting Launch

The launch of sports betting operations at two West Virginia casinos has been delayed, local news outlet the Charleston Gazette-Mail reported citing information from the West Virginia Lottery. Lottery spokesperson Randy Burnside told the media outlet earlier this week that sportsbooks were expected to be opened at Mardi Gras Casino […]

by · September 29, 2018 · Events & Reports
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