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ilani Casino Resort to Unveil Event Center in April

ilani Casino Resort to Unveil Event Center in April

A convention and entertainment center will open doors at ilani Casino Resort in the heart of Southwest Washington in April, Kara Fox LaRose, President and General Manager of the resort, has told The Business Journals. The complex will have its ribbon cut precisely a year after the official opening of […]

by · January 5, 2018 · Events & Reports
Poland’s State-Run Online Casino to Go Live in Late 2018

Poland’s State-Run Online Casino to Go Live in Late 2018

Poland’s state-run online casino will not be launched before the third or fourth quarter of the year, the country’s Deputy Finance Minister Piotr Walczak confirmed late last year. The politician also pointed out that Totalizator Sportowy, the national lottery operator tasked with running online casino operations, is well behind schedule […]

by · January 5, 2018 · Events & Reports
New Casino Expansion Push May Be in the Making in Georgia

New Casino Expansion Push May Be in the Making in Georgia

Casino expansion proponents in Georgia may be gearing up for another push as the state’s 40-day legislative session is set to begin next week, local news outlet The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. There have been recurring efforts for the legalization of casino gambling in the state for several years now, but […]

by · January 4, 2018 · Events & Reports
Dutch Council of State Rules Gambling Regulator Cannot Scold Payment Service Providers

Dutch Council of State Rules Gambling Regulator Cannot Scold Payment Service Providers

The Dutch Council of State ruled late last year that there is no legal merit to the local Gaming Authority’s argument that it should be allowed to punish online payment service providers for offering their services to unlicensed iGaming operators. The ruling concluded a two-year case involving Kansspelautoriteit and payment […]

by · January 3, 2018 · Events & Reports
Silver Heritage Launches Casino at Tiger Palace Resort

Silver Heritage Launches Casino at Tiger Palace Resort

Hong Kong-headquartered integrated resort operator Silver Heritage Group opened last week a casino at its Nepal-based Tiger Palace Resort after receiving the necessary regulatory approval. In a filing to the Australian Stock Exchange, where it is listed, Silver Heritage revealed on December 28, 2017 that it has been granted the […]

by · January 2, 2018 · Events & Reports
SportPesa to Appeal Latest Court Ruling on Kenya’s New Gambling Tax Regime

SportPesa to Appeal Latest Court Ruling on Kenya’s New Gambling Tax Regime

Kenyan sport betting operator SportPesa will appeal a High Court ruling from last week, according to which the government of Kenya had not breached Constitution by introducing a 35% tax on gambling services provided in the country’s regulated market, local news outlet Daily Nation has reported. SportPesa had previously turned […]

by · January 2, 2018 · Events & Reports
Europe’s Online Gambling Landscape: Regulatory Highlights from 2017

Europe’s Online Gambling Landscape: Regulatory Highlights from 2017

Europe’s online gambling scene saw a number of important changes last year. More EU countries officially regulated their iGaming markets (the Czech Republic, Poland), while other countries acknowledged the importance of the introduction of proper regulations (Sweden) in relation to the provision of this type of service. Other countries (Norway) […]

by · January 1, 2018 · Events & Reports
Poker Tournaments Taking Place in the First Week of 2018

Poker Tournaments Taking Place in the First Week of 2018

The first days of a new year mean different things to different people. Some are recovering from heavy partying and struggling with the aftermath of all the liquory nights they had spent over the holiday season, while others are shining with enthusiasm about what the next twelve months have for […]

by · December 31, 2017 · Events & Reports
Global Gambling: Five Stories to Watch For in 2018

Global Gambling: Five Stories to Watch For in 2018

In the very final days of 2017, many are probably asking themselves what the highlights of this past year were and what 2018 has in store. In the context of the global gambling industry, 2018 may turn out to be a year of big changes, hopefully positive onescas. A new […]

by · December 30, 2017 · Events & Reports
High Court Judge Supports Kenya’s New Gambling Tax

High Court Judge Supports Kenya’s New Gambling Tax

Kenyan betting operator SportPesa began informing local sports clubs that it would withdraw its sponsorship following a High Court ruling issued yesterday that supported the upcoming implementation of a betting tax increase. Kenya-facing betting operators are currently required to pay 7.5% on their full-year net revenue in taxes to the […]

by · December 29, 2017 · Events & Reports
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