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Tag: Gambling legislation

The European Union Court of Justice Issues Historical Ruling in Favor of Italian Poker Players

The European Union Court of Justice believes that Italian tax legislation "gives rise to a discriminatory restriction on the freedom to provide services."

Sweden Plans to Accelerate New Gaming Laws

The Swedish government announced plans to accelerate the implementation of a new gaming licensing system.

Dutch Gaming Regulator Cracking Down on Unlicensed Gaming Operators

Dutch gambling regulator Kansspelautorieit (KSA) is cracking down on companies violating its gaming regime by imposing fines and restricting payment processing methods.

Singapore Parliament Votes to Prohibit Online Gambling

Singapore's Parliament passed the Remote Gambling Bill on its second reading, potentially resulting in a complete prohibition of real-money online poker.

Poker Players Alliance to Fight Against Poker-Only Carve-Out in U.S. Federal Bill

Poker Players Alliance Executive Director John Pappas says that poker-only might not be a sustainable model in the U.S. The PPA is no longer asking for a federal carve-out.

The Remote Gambling Association Asks Greece to Stop the Monopoly

The world's largest online gambling trade association announces it will rely on "all legitimate options at its disposals" to allow its members to operate in Greece.

EGC Rules in Favor of Differentiating Tax Rates in Denmark

The EGC delivered a landmark judgment ruling Denmark could continue to enforce differential tax regimes for online and land-based gaming operators.

Poker and Taxes: Belgium to Tax Professional Players Up to 75%

Belgium's poker professionals could soon face a 75% tax on their winnings.

Five Thoughts: Ultimate Gaming Exits NJ, WSOP.com Celebrates, and Elias' Big WPT Win

Five Thoughts examines WSOP.com's highs, Ultimate Gaming's lows, and Elias' big win at Borgata.

California Tribes and Horse Tracks Making Progress Toward Online Poker Bill

Indian Tribes and horse racing interests in California are now working together to ensure that an online poker bill moves by the end of 2015.

Online Gaming Regulation in Brazil May Take "Many Years"

Regulated online and live gaming in Brazil may take years due to the country's extensive bureaucratic process.

Singapore Government Seeks to Prohibit Online Gambling

Singapore's Ministry of Home Affairs presented its first reading of a bill that could result in a complete prohibition of any real-money online gambling.

CJEU Ruling in Denmark Could Cause Changes in European Gaming Laws

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) plans to issue a ruling on Sept. 26 on a Danish case that could have ripple effects throughout Europe.

Korea Shuts Down All Facebook Games In Attempt To Regulate Social Gambling

No more Facebook games for citizens of South Korea, as the country has blocked all social casino games as well as titles like Candy Crush and Farmville.

Myanmar Plans Gambling Reform to Join Asia's Multi-Billion Dollar Gambling Market

Myanmar hopes to attract foreign investments and help the tourism industry by introducing gambling reform to join Asia's massive market.

Latvia's Gambling Regulator Accuses Lobbies to Have Slowed Down The Gambling Reform

Latvia's online gaming regulator speaks about the Internet blacklist and unveils plans for a possible reform in October.

Angel Guillen Discusses Poker in Mexico as Gambling Reform Details Emerge

While Mexico plans to raise the minimum age to enter casinos to 21 years old, Mexican poker pro Angel Guillen shows optimism and explains why Mexico could be the new Brazil.

Five Thoughts: The Newsweek Article, Seiver Discusses ONE DROP Bluff, and More

Five Thoughts examines the reaction to the Newsweek article on online gaming, Scott Seiver's big bluff in the ONE DROP, and more.

An Open Letter To Newsweek: There Are Questions To Be Answered

PokerNews issues an open letter to author Leah McGrath Goodman and Newsweek: there are questions to be answered.

Unibet CEO Criticizes Svenska Spel's Casino Plans

Unibet CEO criticizes Svenska Spel's casino plans.

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