Gambling News 07th December, 2010

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IRISH GOVERNMENT PROPOSES TAXING INTERNET OPERATORS

07th December, 2010 at 15:55:31
Online betting to be taxed at betting-shop level if budget approved by Parliament

The Irish government has presented the toughest budget in the Republic's history to parliament, with the first key vote on it set for this evening (Tuesday).

Full Story: Irish Government Proposes Taxing Internet Operators »

NEW GAMBLING STUDY TO BE COMMISSIONED FOR NSW

07th December, 2010 at 15:55:31
Study will focus on the prevalence of gambling and problem gambling in NSW

The New South Wales Government's Minister for Gaming and Racing, Kevin Greene has called for tenders from researchers to undertake a study into the prevalence of gambling and problem gambling in New South Wales.

Full Story: New Gambling Study To Be Commissioned For Nsw »

ARJEL CLAMPS DOWN ON NON-COMPLIANT LICENSEES

07th December, 2010 at 15:55:31
Three un-named operators sanctioned by French regulator

The French online gambling regulator, ARJEL has confirmed that it has instituted disciplinary proceedings against three approved gambling sites who remain unnamed.

Full Story: Arjel Clamps Down On Non-compliant Licensees »

IS AN IRISH GAMBLING TAX HIKE ON THE CARDS?

07th December, 2010 at 03:29:24
The on again, off again spectre of higher tax again surfaces

The Irish gambling industry in general is closely watching moves by the cash-strapped government that could see gambling tax doubled during the budget presentation this week.

Full Story: Is An Irish Gambling Tax Hike On The Cards? »

ASIAN-PACIFIC CATCH-UP

07th December, 2010 at 03:29:24
New report forecasts the increasing influence of region in gambling

The independent and respected international business services provider, PricewaterhouseCoopers, predicts that the Asian Pacific region will have a profound impact on the global gambling industry by 2014.

Full Story: Asian-pacific Catch-up »