Gambling News 05th April, 2011

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WHAT CONSTITUTES A REASONABLE LEVEL OF ONLINE GAMBLING TAX?

05th April, 2011 at 15:26:42
Consultancy makes recommendations after studying three European markets

The respected online gambling consultancy H2 Gambling Capital has concluded a survey of three separate European regulatory regimes in a bid to assess a level of taxation that will attract operators but at the same time deliver reasonable taxation value to the nations concerned.

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PLUS-FIVE GAMING AND VENTTI GAMES IN SCANDINAVIAN PARTNERSHIP

05th April, 2011 at 11:04:08
Claimed to be first mobile casino in Swedish, Finnish and English

Plus-Five Gaming announced this week that Ventti Games, one of its mobile gaming partners, will be the first to launch a mobile casino in Swedish, Finnish and English into the Nordic regions.

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BETFAIR SPONSORS ST.GEORGE REDS

05th April, 2011 at 11:04:08
Betting exchange cements its relationship with the Australian Rugby Union

Online betting exchange, Betfair, has become the St. George Reds' latest sponsor and official wagering partner, the Queensland Rugby Union announced this week.

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INTRALOT AND GTECH ON SHORTLIST FOR OPAP

05th April, 2011 at 11:04:08
OPAP looking at its IT supplier options

Greek betting monopoly OPAP is scouting the market for an IT supplier as its current contract with Intralot is due to end in July 2012.

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COSTA RICA RETHINKS ONLINE GAMBLING TAX (Update)

05th April, 2011 at 02:41:11
15 percent levy on gross revenue abandoned....for now.

Costa Rica's serious crime problems - and reducing these with increased enforcement action funded by a new gambling operator tax - was a major pillar in the election platform of presidential candidate Laura Chinchilla last year (see previous reports). But it appears that the proposed 15 percent tax on gross revenue has been shelved...at least for the present.

Full Story: Costa Rica Rethinks Online Gambling Tax (update) »