Gambling News 08th May, 2015

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ROMANIA PLANS A RETROACTIVE TAX ON INTERNET GAMBLING OPERATORS

08th May, 2015 at 10:13:10
Hardly the way to encourage licensees and build an industry.

This week's approval of an amended online gambling law by Romania's parliament includes a provision which is unlikely to appeal to operators who have been previously active in the country prior to a formal framework.

Full Story: Romania Plans A Retroactive Tax On Internet Gambling Operators »

PENNSYLVANIAN LEGISLATOR UNIMPRESSED WITH C.S.I.G. POLL (Update)

08th May, 2015 at 10:13:10
Too many questions around methodology.

Pennsylvania Representative John Payne, chairman of the state House Gaming Oversight Committee, has joined a number of other political and industry personalities in casting doubts on the credibility of a recent survey purporting to show that most Pennsylvanians are against online gambling legalisation in the state.

Full Story: Pennsylvanian Legislator Unimpressed With C.s.i.g. Poll (update) »

INTERACTIVE OPERATIONS BOOST SCIENTIFIC GAMING QUARTERLY

08th May, 2015 at 10:13:10
Solid performance and company on track for $235 million in annual cost savings, but SG is still carrying a heavy debt burden.

Scientific Games Corporation has posted its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015, reporting the following highlights at group level:

Full Story: Interactive Operations Boost Scientific Gaming Quarterly »

PLAYTECH COMPLETES ACQUISITION OF TRADEFX

08th May, 2015 at 10:13:10
All outstanding conditions met.

Playtech has announced that all outstanding conditions relating to the acquisition of TradeFX have now been satisfied, including the approval of the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission, and the transaction has completed.

Full Story: Playtech Completes Acquisition Of Tradefx »

GROWTH CONTINUES AT ONLINE CASINO OPERATOR

08th May, 2015 at 10:13:10
Mr Green performs above market levels.

Listed online casino operator Mr Green AB has released an interim report for the first quarter 2015, advising that it has achieved robust growth in an above market level performance.

Full Story: Growth Continues At Online Casino Operator »